August 11, 2017

Mass Deportation

An unknown group has distributed official-looking business cards in San Antonio offering $100 to anyone who reports an “undocumented alien” who is successfully arrested and deported. A stack of these cards were discovered on top of a newstand in a San Antonio Exxon station (the person who discovered them asked to remain anonymous). The card… Continue »

Trump Administration Aims to Drive Millions of Settled Immigrants Out of the Country Yesterday, California Senator Dianne Feinstein, a centrist on immigration, called the Trump Administration’s approach to immigration enforcement “cruel and arbitrary.” Meanwhile, numerous press reports are focusing on the fact that the overall numbers of deportations under President Trump have declined compared to the first… Continue »

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

America’s Voice The Trump Deportation Numbers Obscure a Deportation Strategy that is “Cruel and Arbitrary” Top News Vox Fewer immigrants are being deported under Trump than under Obama By Dara Lind August 10, 2017 KUOW With A DACA Summer Job, A Bumper Crop Of Worry By Esmy Jimenez August 09, 2017 WOSU Councilwoman Brown Meets… Continue »

August 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions

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Columbus, OH – Last night, Columbus Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown joined immigrant families, Avanza Together, and Ohio’s Voice for the first “Dreamer Dinner,” a new America’s Voice campaign to bring together immigrant families and elected officials for a meal to discuss how federal immigration policies affect children, families and the communities where they live and work. With the… Continue »

Supporters of the successful and popular DACA program, a policy that provides nearly 800,000 young immigrants the chance to go to college, work and fully contribute to the nation they call home, are gearing up to make this one of the defining fights against the Trump Administration’s war on immigrants. With less than a month… Continue »

Weeks ahead of implementation, cities receive victory against discriminatory law Austin, TX  – Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks dismissed the state of Texas’ lawsuit against cities and localities that have taken a stand against SB4, a discriminatory and anti-immigrant law set to take effect onSeptember 1. The lawsuit, filed earlier this summer, was Attorney General Ken… Continue »

This summer, America’s Voice and other advocates around the country are holding a series of Dreamer Dinners — meals with elected officials, members of the media, and others in order to drive support for DACA and for Dreamers. DACA, the deferred action program which has brought 800,000 young immigrants closer to legal status than ever… Continue »

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

America’s Voice ICYMI: Federal Judge Dismisses Texas AG Paxton’s Suit Against Cities That are Fighting Against SB4 Standing Up for DACA: Support for Dreamers On Display Across America Columbus, Ohio Kicks-Off National “Dreamer Dinner” Campaigns with Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown Columbus Dreamer Dinner Seeks to Shore Up Support for DACA Top News Texas Tribune Judge dismisses… Continue »