The Trump Administration, and an “unshackled” Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP), are detaining and deporting immigrants who have lived here for decades, including DREAMers, immigrants with U.S. citizen children, and others with deep ties to America. Now, the Trump White House’s supplemental DHS spending request is demanding billions of… Continue »

The Trump Administration, and an “unshackled” Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP), are detaining and deporting immigrants who have lived here for decades, including DREAMers, immigrants with U.S. citizen children, and others with deep ties to America. Now, the Trump White House’s supplemental DHS spending request is demanding billions of… Continue »

The Trump Administration, and an “unshackled” Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP), are detaining and deporting immigrants who have lived here for decades, including DREAMers, immigrants with U.S. citizen children, and others with deep ties to America. Now, the Trump White House’s supplemental DHS spending request is demanding billions of… Continue »

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

English (noticias en español al final de la página): AMERICA’S VOICE TODAY Trump attorney general demands cities get tough on migrants March 28, 2017 TRUMP’S DEPORTATION PLAN: DETAILS, REACTIONS, EFFECTS Associated Press Oregon ‘Dreamer’ immigrant to be released on bond March 27, 2017 Washington Post ‘Know your rights’: Clinic in school cafeteria aims to allay… Continue »

Poll after poll shows that the Trump Administration’s radicalism on immigration is at odds with the views of the vast majority of Americans on a range of topics. Why is he pursuing a deportation strategy they fundamentally oppose? Overwhelming and Durable Public Support for Legalization, Not Deportation   CNN (March 2017): 90% of Americans, including… Continue »

People Power, Resolute Democrats On Verge of Defeating President Trump’s Budget Request for Border Wall and Deportation Force Last week, another Trump promise crumbled with the crash and burn of the health care bill in the House of Representatives. The keys to victory: people power, Democratic unity and Republican divisions. Looking forward, it looks like… Continue »

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

English (noticias en español al final de la página): AMERICA’S VOICE Washington Times Sessions says he’ll punish sanctuaries, cities could lose billions of dollars By Stephen Dinan March 27, 2017 Medium (Op-Ed) ‘Somebody Else’s Babies’ Are Rebuilding Steve King’s Hometown By Matt Hildreth March 28, 2017 TRUMP’S DEPORTATION PLAN: DETAILS, REACTIONS, EFFECTS Associated Press The… Continue »

Following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ statements yesterday decrying sanctuary cities and threatening to defund them, immigration attorney David Leopold published ascathing critique in the Boston Globe of Sessions and his scaremongering tactics used to continue “the Trump administration’s campaign of fear and misinformation about immigrants.” According to Leopold, Sessions is wrong on immigration law, and… Continue »

Americans rally behind immigrant neighbors in face of Trump's policies.

In the midst of Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown, a piece by PRI’s The World highlights the work of Virginia Nunes Gutierrez, a community health worker and instructor at The Ohio State University, who started a network in Columbus to help undocumented immigrants when deportations split families. As we highlighted last week, Nunes Gutierrez joins Americans… Continue »

Some Republicans have been trying to turn a horrific rape in a Rockville, Maryland high school into an anti-immigration news story, because the alleged perpetrators are immigrants.  It’s a sad exploitation of the situation. Treating this as an immigration problem rather than a sexual assault problem will certainly not lead to constructive measures that prevent future… Continue »