This week, President Trump will request $6.6 billion to fund his nationwide deportation force, new detention centers, and a massive infrastructure increase at the border (read: stupid border wall) – all to implement his mass deportation blueprint. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has staked out a strong stance, promising to stand up against Trump’s… Continue »

El nacionalismo blanco y los sentimientos antiinmigrantes tienen una larga y sórdida historia en Estados Unidos. Pero la elección de Donald Trump ha reavivado esos movimientos, dando a los nativistas un reciente acceso y aliados en la Casa Blanca, además de proporcionarles nuevo cobijo para sus comentarios y acciones abiertamente racistas, tanto de xenófobos con… Continue »

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is at it again and in the news for incredibly racist remarks, this time saying that non-white Americans are all basically “someone else’s babies”. We in the immigration reform movement are well acquainted with Steve King and his antics, so here are some quick links on what you might need to know… Continue »

White nationalism and anti-immigrant sentiments have a long and sordid history in America. But the election of Donald Trump and Trump’s immigration policy agenda has breathed new life into these movements, giving nativists newfound access and simpatico allies in the White House, and providing new cover for openly racist actions and comments – both from… Continue »

El mejor acto, y el más vergonzoso, en el circo presidencial de Donald J. Trump es el de los contorsionistas. Estos contorsionistas están por todas partes. Son sus más allegados asesores; su portavoz, Sean Spicer; los republicanos del Congreso, especialmente en la Cámara de Representantes donde algunos, incluso a nivel de liderazgo, aparte de contorsionistas,… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

English (noticias en español al final de la página): AMERICA’S VOICE Teen Vogue How Things Would Be Different If Pence Was President Instead of Trump By Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy March 9, 2017 Miami Herald (Opinion) Oppenheimer: Trump continues to demonize immigrants By Andres Oppenheimer March 13, 2017 Arizona Republic Valdez: Trump can fix Obama’s refugee… Continue »

A 64-year-old Fort Pierce man who wanted to “run the Arabs out of of our country” remains jailed Saturday on $30,000 bond, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office. Richard Leslie Lloyd  was arrested Friday after he tried to set fire to a Port St. Lucie convenience store, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office said. Lloyd… Continue »

Trump’s deportation dragnet is catching a whole lot of longtime Americans in its wake, from grandfathers to business owners to young students to workers. Even Dreamers — the young immigrants Donald Trump claims to have such a “heart” for — aren’t necessarily safe. ICE tweets: Deferred action does not protect from removal This was underscored… Continue »

A New Jersey grandfather was given a two month stay of deportation today — after a rally that featured Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, dozens of other clergy and immigration advocates from PICO National Network. Grandfather of Four and US-based for 25 Years Catalino Guerrero has been in the US… Continue »

A man was arrested after an altercation at Al-Aqsa Restaurant on State Street in Salem. Jason Kendall, 52, is accused of attacking a restaurant employee with a pipe and telling him to “go back to your country, terrorist,” court documents state. According to the officer’s report, the victim said Kendall was yelling and screaming, causing a… Continue »