DREAMer Astrid Silva: “The United States is not a country guided by hatred, fear, and division, as Trump makes it seem. Our country is guided by respect, hard work, sacrifice, opportunity, and hope.” Astrid Silva, immigration activist and DREAMer, today delivered the Democratic Spanish language response to President Donald Trump’s joint address to Congress. Below… Continue »

In the latest immigration bill rumors, a senior Trump administration official – probably Trump himself — told reporters today that the president is open to an immigration reform bill that could include a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants. The “source” is considering adding the topic to his joint address tonight. Though some have started to wonder… Continue »

Ohio Resources: Immigrants, Lawyers, Advocates Available for Reaction and Analysis Cleveland, Ohio – Tonight, President Trump will address a joint session of Congress.  We expect a dark speech that is short on facts and long on fear-mongering against immigrants, Muslims, and refugees. Lynn Tramonte, Director of Ohio’s Voice, said: “In direct contrast to Trump’s pessimistic… Continue »

Tonight, President Trump will give a joint address to Congress. We can expect a dark speech from President Trump that is short on facts and long on fear-mongering against immigrants, Muslims and refugees. In direct contrast to this pessimistic vision, however, stand the American immigrants, refugees, and Muslims who will be in attendance this evening. They… Continue »

Why is DHS Secretary Kelly — a retired Marine General — Letting Agents Act with Impunity? Today, several leading military experts are challenging the Trump Administration and DHS Secretary Kelly — a retired Marine General — regarding the policy and practice excesses of ICE and CBP. Yesterday, we highlighted an array of examples and reflections about… Continue »

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English (noticias en español al final de la página): AMERICA’S VOICE US News & World Report: Trump Proposes More Guns, but Not So Much Butter By Susan Milligan February 27, 2017 Florida Politics: Kathy Castor says she preferred Obama policy on deporting the undocumented, but acknowledges ‘we’re a country of laws’ By Mitch Perry February… Continue »

The cruelty and chaos unleashed by the Trump Administration’s mass deportation strategy comes at a tremendous cost to America. In a Sunday editorial titled, “The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like,” the New York Times writes: “Let’s be clear: The moral case against President Trump’s plan to uproot and expel millions of unauthorized immigrants is… Continue »

During his remarks at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Chef José Andrés ripped open his white coat to reveal one of the iconic “I Am An Immigrant” shirts that celebrities, advocates, and allies are using to fight and defend immigrants across the country. Chef José Andrés: “I am an immigrant” “I am an… Continue »

El presidente Donald J. Trump alardea de que está removiendo del país a los “bad hombres” y de que su Fuerza de Deportación se está centrando con “clínica precisión” en delincuentes que representan una amenaza para la seguridad pública y nacional. Sin embargo, los reportes que emergen deben sonar alarmas, y no únicamente para quienes… Continue »

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently praised the DHS immigration enforcement memos — which provide a detailed blueprint for mass deportation — for taking “the shackles off” ICE and CBP agents. Below are just a few examples of what has happened since the “unshackling” began: ICE and Its Disturbing Record A New York Times story… Continue »