The mass deportation pipeline is real, and those who profit are hoping for an expansion The last time we wrote about the private prison industry, they were raking in profits hand over fist thanks to the increased number of immigrant detentions under the Trump Administration. The private prison company... Continue »
¿Cederá el gobernador Jerry Brown ante el presidente y sus aliados, o defenderá la seguridad pública y a los inmigrantes? A punto de ser proclamada, la Ley de Valores de California (SB 54) separaría a la policía local de la fuerza de deportación del gobierno de Trump. El objetivo... Continue »
Will Gov. Jerry Brown cave to Trump and his allies, or stand up for public safety and immigrants? On the verge of enactment, the California Values Act (SB 54) would separate local law enforcement from the Trump Administration’s deportation force. The goal is to ensure that local law enforcement... Continue »
In his latest piece, New York Times columnist Eduardo Porter writes that, despite exaggerated concerns that low-skilled immigrant workers take jobs and depress wages, America needs such workers to grow the economy. Low-skilled immigrants, Porter writes, consume American goods and services, raise economic output, reduce prices, and complement the skill-sets of the native-born, while... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice ICYMI: Eduardo Porter of the New York Times: “The Danger From Low-Skilled Immigrants: Not Having Them” Moment of Truth is at Hand for California State Law that Defies Trump Deportation Agenda Private Prisons Are Making Millions By Helping to Deport Longtime Immigrant-Americans — And They’re Positively Gleeful About... Continue »

Aug 8, 2017


As Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice (DOJ) advances a thinly veiled, bigoted agenda, cities and organizations are fighting back against the Administration’s mass deportation policies. The DOJ is facing scrutiny from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which filed open records request yesterday with the federal government... Continue »
Last week, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) lauded Republican Senators’ Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue’s (R-GA) introduction of the RAISE Act, which would slash legal immigration by more than 50% by eliminating multiple family reunification categories (parents, siblings, adult children), eliminating diversity visas and reducing the admission of refugees. While... Continue »
“Mr. President, do the right thing. Protect the kids. Don’t end DACA.” As threats to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program multiply, former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Charles Johnson joins fellow advocates in defense of the opportunities that the DACA program provides to nearly 800,000 young... Continue »
The FBI was searching for suspects Saturday after an explosive device detonated at a suburban Minneapolis mosque as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging a room but not causing any injuries, authorities and witnesses said. The blast happened at around 5 a.m. at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center... Continue »