A full recording of the Senator’s speech is available here. 11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 6 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 23 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 69 DAYS Senator Van Hollen (D-MD) on the floor today called directly on President Trump and Acting Secretary Duke to “make the right call, to make the humane… Continue »

SB 4, the discriminatory law signed by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this year and currently being challenged in the courts by major Texas cities and community organizations, is already impacting the work of local police departments. And, that was on vivid display as Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc along Texas’ Gulf Coast as SB 4 added… Continue »

Miami Beach, FL – Hardline anti-immigrant forces, led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, forced the hand of President Trump to kill off the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by March 2018. On Sunday, Florida Representative David Richardson joined immigrant youth and their parents from Florida to… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 6 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 23 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 69 DAYS In a piece for La Opinion, Pilar Marrero provides a comprehensive situational breakdown and much-needed look at the 300,000 Salvadoran, Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Haitian adults now incredibly vulnerable to deportation due to the Trump Administration’s potential… Continue »

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

English RollCall Flake Poised to Give Other GOP Senators a Voice on Immigration By Dean DeChiaro October 30, 2017 Splinter (Opinion) John Kelly Continues to Suck By Eleanor Sheehan October 30, 2017 New York Times (California) In the Heart of ‘The Resistance,’ California Conservatives Are Invigorated By Jeremy Peters October 31, 2017 New York Times… Continue »

Over the weekend, white nationalist groups rallied in Shelbyville, Tennessee, in an event called “White Lives Matter” that was organized by an extremist group called The League of the South. Other extreme-right and neo-Nazi groups joined them, wearing black and bearing helmets and shields. The white supremacists were drowned out by some 1,000 counter protesters,… Continue »

american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.

As we’ve highlighted, the Department of Homeland Security’s inhumane treatment of Rosa Maria Hernandez, the 10-year old undocumented child with cerebral palsy currently in detention, is not an isolated event. In a must-read piece for the Washington Post, journalist and academic David Perry continues to ring the alarm bell about Rosa Maria and others who have been treated… Continue »

11/6/17 Decision deadline for 59,550 Hondurans and Nicaraguans: 7 DAYS 11/23/17 Decision deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 24 DAYS 01/08/18 Decision deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans: 70 DAYS Associated Press Advocates: Florida to Suffer if Trump Cuts Immigrant Program Immigrant advocates and officials are warning Florida’s economy could suffer if the U.S. government does not renew a program that protects almost 45,000 Haitians and… Continue »

CBP and ICE Seeking Billions of Dollars in New Taxpayer Money to Put Existing Deportation Efforts into Overdrive The arrest and detention of the 10-year old Rosa Maria Hernandez in Texas last week has sparked national outrage, but unfortunately it’s not the only example of inhumanity on display by Trump’s deportation force. As the Washington Post explained in… Continue »

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

America’s Voice The Cruelty of Trump’s DHS Towards 10-Year Old Rosa Maria Hernandez Is Not an Isolated Incident ICYMI: Over 300,000 Honduran, Nicaraguan, Haitian, and Salvadoran immigrants await a mass deportation decision on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) ICYMI: “Under Trump, fighting for disability rights means fighting for immigration rights” Remember: Mass Deportation is a Policy… Continue »