Como si el deprimente panorama migratorio a nivel federal no fuera suficiente, con una Fuerza de Deportación que no discrimina entre delincuentes y trabajadores y madres y padres de familia honrados, a nivel estatal funcionarios republicanos también siguen dando de qué hablar. Por ejemplo está el caso del representante estatal de Texas, Matt Rinaldi, quien,… Continue »

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

America’s Voice Cincinnati and Southern CA Offer Latest Reminders that Sec. Kelly Is Not Telling the Truth on Immigration Enforcement Trump’s Racist Rhetoric and the Spread of Hate In Texas, SB4 Makes All People of Color Targets Texas Republican: “I Called ICE” on Protesters, Threatened to “Put a Bullet” in Colleague’s Head, as Advocates Rally… Continue »

Texas Republican House Rep. Matt Rinaldi called hundreds of peaceful protesters at the Austin state capitol today a “disgrace” and said he’d called immigration authorities on them, according to multiple sources. “Fuck them,” he said. “I called ICE.” He also reportedly threatened to “put a bullet in one of his colleague’s heads”. When Democratic Rep.… Continue »

The man accused of the brutal hate crime slayings of two people at the Hollywood Transit Center on Friday afternoon is a known local white supremacist. Jeremy Christian, 35, was booked early Saturday morning on two aggravated murder charges, an attempted murder charge, two intimidation (hate crime) charges, and a felon in possession of a… Continue »

This week in Texas saw cities and advocacy organizations joining the legal fight against Texas and its anti-immigrant SB 4 law. The Texas Civil Rights Project, the Texas Organizing Project Education Fund, and El Paso County filed a new lawsuit against SB 4, while the ACLU joined an existing suit from the city of El… Continue »

The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 2431, known to advocates as the Mass Deportation Act of 2017, this week along with two other anti-immigrant bills which would bolster Donald Trump’s mass deportation agenda. The bills, among other things, would criminalize all undocumented immigrants living in the US, mandate detention for children crossing the border to… Continue »

Agentes de ICE en Michigan seleccionan y arrestan a trabajadores latinos de un restaurant tras disfrutar de su desayuno Esto es parte de una nota de MLive.com sobre una reciente redada en un restaurant de Ann Arbor: Todo empezó con una orden para desayunar –waffles, tocino, huevos y pan tostado- y terminó con gente esposada… Continue »

ICE Agents in Michigan profile and arrest Latino restaurant workers after enjoying breakfast This, from a follow up story in MLive.com on a recent ICE raid at an Ann Arbor restaurant: It started with a breakfast order – waffles, bacon, eggs and toast – and ended with handcuffs and questions about the immigration status of… Continue »

John Kelly reveals his true colors Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly was on Capitol Hill this week testifying in front of both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget. Early in Trump’s presidency, many hoped Kelly would turn out to be an “adult in the room” who… Continue »

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

America’s Voice DHS Secretary Kelly On Kids Who Flee Violence of Central America and Seek Safety and Family in America: “This is a Huge Scam” The New DHS M.O.: Dine, Discriminate and Detain GOP-Led House Judiciary Committee Has Passed “Mass Deportation and Child Incarceration Act of 2017” This Week in Texas: Cities, Advocates File Additional… Continue »