Visitors were removed from a section of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, on Wednesday after a noose was found on the floor of one of the rooms, Smithsonian officials said. It’s the second time this week a noose has been discovered on the grounds of a Smithsonian museum.… Continue »

In a new piece for The Guardian, Trevor Timm reports on the escalation of arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record. It seems, he suggests, as if there’s an “internal contest” among ICE agents to see “who can participate in the most cruel and inhumane arrest possible.” Timm’s piece is excerpted below or available… Continue »

A federal judge yesterday blasted the Trump Administration’s mass deportation policy for its cruelty and indiscriminate nature. 9th Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt noted that “even the ‘good hombres’ are not safe”from President Trump and DHS Secretary John Kelly’s Deportation Force.  Judge Reinhardt wrote that the scheduled deportation of Andres Magana Ortiz, a father of three… Continue »

Earlier this week, hundreds gather at the Texas state capitol to protest TX SB4, the virulently anti-civil rights, anti-immigrant, and anti-public safety legislation signed into law earlier this month. While not set to go into effect until September 1, SB4 has already inspired racial profiling – just this week, Texas Rep. Matt Rinaldi cast freedom… Continue »

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

America’s Voice ICYMI: DeFrancesco Soto: “Calling Immigration on Latinos Protesting SB4 is Racial Profiling” Federal Judge: Hawaii Dad’s Deportation a Reminder that “Good Hombres” Not Safe Under Trump and Sec. Kelly Top News Washington Post Even the ‘good hombres’ are not safe: Federal judge blasts Trump’s deportation policies By Samantha Schmidt May 31, 2017 NBC… Continue »

Racist flyers were found on utility poles and car windows in a community near the nation’s capital, prompting a police investigation. Local news media outlets report that the flyers with racist messages targeting African-Americans and immigrants were found in Alexandria, Virginia’s Del Ray neighborhood. Alexandria Police say they are investigating who’s behind the flyers, which… Continue »

El secretario del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS), John Kelly, dedicó demasiado tiempo la semana pasada para testificar en el Capitolio en torno a la petición de presupuesto del gobierno de Trump demiles de millones de dólares para reforzar su agenda de deportación masiva. Se apresuró a defender a sus agentes, a demonizar a los… Continue »

SB4 targets all people of color.

Yesterday, more than 1,000 people from across the country of all races and ethnicities, took over the Texas Capitol to protest SB4, a racist and anti-immigrant law that targets people of color by allowing local law enforcement agents to act as federal immigration officials. Activists and allies in a rally organized by United We Dream,… Continue »

Trump's racist rhetoric has reverbrated across the country.

Taking Stock of Hate Fueled Events in Oregon, Texas, and Across the Land During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment with such disturbing frequency that we started tracking them on a Trump Hate Map.  While nativism, racism, and accompanying harassment and bloodshed have a long and sordid history… Continue »

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly spent much of last week testifying on Capitol Hill on behalf of the Trump Administration’s budget request for billions of dollars to ramp up its mass deportation agenda. He was quick to defend his agents, demonize immigrants, and repeat the bogus claim that his deportation force is… Continue »