A recording of today’s event is available here On a press call today, Representative Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) joined immigrants, legal experts, immigrant advocates, and faith leaders to call on the Trump Administration to preserve DACA and Congress to protect Dreamers. A recording of today’s event is available here. Rep. Grijalva recently organized a... Continue »
american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.
At Buzzfeed today from John Stanton is a heartbreaking look at what happens after long-time US residents are deported to Mexico, how the Mexican government receives them, and how they must struggle to adjust to a country many of them have not seen in decades. As the article mentions, immigrant detentions are... Continue »
When Will ICE Director Rebecca Adducci Be Held Accountable For Her Dangerous Decisions? Cleveland, OH – An editorial in today’s Cleveland Plain Dealer criticizes the deportation of long-term Ohio residents back to areas of the world where they are being kidnapped and extorted. This happened recently to Francisco Narciso and another Painesville man, who... Continue »
Advocates delivered petitions asking Senators to oppose Trump on immigration.
DHS Shut Out Congress and Attorneys During Muslim Ban Chaos, DHS Inspector General Challenges Need for Expansion The Trump Administration and Republican allies are pushing for billions in additional funding to beef up the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deportation force, including 15,000 new ICE and CBP agents. But revelations... Continue »
At the White House yesterday, Republican Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA)unveiled legislation to slash legal immigration levels by at least 50% (some estimates go as high as 70%). In a press briefing following the announcement, Trump aide Stephen Miller entered into a bitter exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta over... Continue »
We’ve seen it happen over and over again during the long months of the Trump Administration: an immigrant mother or father with US-citizen children, who has lived in the US for decades and committed no crimes, who has been checking in with ICE for years, who remains undocumented because... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice Trump Push for Dramatically Expanded Deportation Force Runs into Scandal and Opposition Rep. Grijalva, Immigrants, Legal Experts, and Immigration and Faith Leaders Outline Next Steps in Fight to Protect DACA Momentum Continues in Support of Dreamers: Former Acting ICE Director Sandweg, Ed Boards in FL and SC... Continue »
US Customs and Border Protection has been called America’s most corrupt and out-of-control law enforcement agency, with a reputation for regularly overstepping the bounds of their authority, using excessive force, and detaining people under inhumane conditions. Recent headlines about CBP abuses have involved “rape tables”, a teenage boy dying after... Continue »
Over 1,600 Interfaith Leaders Call on Trump Administration to Preserve DACA Faith leaders and advocates gathered in front of the White House to urge the Trump administration to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program, which protects undocumented youth from deportation, is under attack by... Continue »
Austin, TX – The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program provides opportunities and futures for nearly 800,000 Dreamers who live, study, and work in America, including more than 124,000 in Texas. Yet the future of DACA is under serious threat. A coordinated assault on DACA, led by Texas Attorney General Ken... Continue »