The White House Press Briefing featured a surprise guest today – senior aide Stephen Miller, whom along with Steve Bannon and Jeff Sessions is in charge of pushing policies that will make America white again. Miller was there to promote the RAISE Act, the bill introduced by Sens. Tom... Continue »
At the White House today, 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 light of this legislation, and President Trump’s unsurprising embrace of it, we excerpt a piece by Matthew Yglesias of Voxfrom April, championing... Continue »
Los senadores republicanos Tom Cotton (R-AR) y David Perdue (R-GA) dieron a conocer hoy en la Casa Blanca una legislación que tiene como fin reducir los niveles de inmigración que llega de manera legal y eliminar múltiples categorías de inmigración a partir de la familia, así como una diversidad... Continue »
ICE Reality: We’re Focused on Soccer Stars, Moms and Dads Yesterday, ICE spokesperson Khaalid Walls told USA Today that “ICE continues to focus on people ‘who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security’” in its immigration enforcement efforts.  This followed a dark and deranged speech from President Trump last... Continue »
Yesterday, Texas Together campaign launched in response to discriminatory law Austin, TX  – Texas’ racially discriminatory SB4 law will cost the state billions of dollars in revenue according to an analysis released yesterday by Texas Together, a campaign created by community and business leaders in opposition to the law. From the... Continue »
At the Arizona Republic this week is an editorial calling on the state to reinstate in-state tuition for immigrant students, by overturning a 2006 ballot measure that withheld the lower rate for Dreamers. “These are our children,” the editorial states, “these are Arizona’s kids.” In June, an appeals court... Continue »
In her latest piece for Vox, Dara Lind sinks her teeth into yesterday’s report from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that a recent nationwide raid went wildly off the rails. Not only did Kelly’s agents target Central Americans who fled to the United States for safety – people we typically call “refugees” –... Continue »
At the White House today, Republican Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) will unveil the RAISE Act, legislation to slash legal immigration levels and eliminate multiple categories of family-based legal immigration and diversity visas. The bill would cap refugee admissions at 50,000, thereby reducing the admission of... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice Why Are White Nationalists So Supportive of the Cotton/Perdue “Legal” Immigration Bill? ICE Public Relations: We’re Focused on “Threats to Public Safety” ICYMI: Dara Lind at Vox: “What John Kelly’s final ICE raid tells us about Trump’s new chief of staff” ICYMI: Yglesias of Vox: “The case for... Continue »