La directora digital de America’s Voice, Van Le, lo escribió de este modo: “En el auditorio donde Trump dará a conocer el Estado de la Unión habrá gente cuyas vidas él mismo ha destruido”. Esta noche, Trump promocionará los “éxitos” de su primer año —deportación de padres, proveedores de cuidado a otras personas y miembros de la… Continue »

Yesterday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce published a blog urging Congress to prioritize smart immigration reform that ensures more than 1 million individuals who are currently allowed to work here legally can stay in the United States (200,000 TPS holders, 30,000 spouses of high-skilled visa holders, and 690,000 Dreamers). Relevant excerpted coverage follows, and the blog in… Continue »

Trump Campaigned on a Promise to Deport “Bad Hombres,” Instead He’s Deporting Businessmen With Families When President Trump touts his immigration policy record and vision during tonight’s State of the Union address, keep Amer Adi and his family in mind. Adi, a Youngstown, Ohio businessman and father of four U.S. citizen children, was deported yesterday despite Rep. Bob Goodlatte and… Continue »

Again. Trump is giving his first State of the Union speech tonight, and some articles are already reporting that Trump is “softening” his rhetoric in anticipation of an immigration deal. Oh boy. We’ve heard that one before – too many times. During Trump’s campaign, which was launched in June of 2015 with an attack on… Continue »

Catherine Rampell of Washington Post: ”Either Trump wants to protect dreamers or he doesn’t. Talking out of both sides of his mouth won’t cut it.” In a new, scathing column, Catherine Rampell of Washington Post cuts through the GOP’s smoke and mirrors on the White House immigration plan. The proposal is “a sleight of hand designed to help the… Continue »

Miami, FL – Marleine Bastien, executive director of Famn Ayisien Nan Miami (Haitian Women of Miami, FANM) issued the following statement as Congress prepares to hear President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, during which he is expected to discuss immigration. Last week, the White House unveiled a hard-line immigration framework, threatening to unravel the… Continue »

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

English Frank Sharry: “He is a President who divides, denigrates and dehumanizes based on a worldview that some are worthy and most are not” Frank Sharry: “Es un presidente que divide, denigra y deshumaniza con base en una visión del mundo en la que unos son merecedores y la mayoría no” Here’s How Advocates Reacted… Continue »

Supporters of President Donald Trump singled out dark-skinned lawmakers, legislative staffers and children at the Capitol on Jan. 25 as they protested congressional efforts to pass immigration reform, according to staffers of the Arizona Legislature and two Democratic legislators. Waving large flags in support of Trump while standing between the House and Senate buildings, the… Continue »

A full recording of today’s call can be found here.   Faith leaders, advocates and undocumented individuals in Sanctuary held a press call today to unveil a first-of-its-kind report on the faith based Sanctuary movement and highlight the growth of the movement and how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are increasing retaliation tactics against immigrant rights organizers and… Continue »

Tomorrow is the State of the Union, and while Dreamers and other immigrants have been invited as guests for years, tomorrow will be something special. With DACA running out of time and no Dream Act in sight, dozens of Dreamers have been invited this year by members of Congress from across the country. Speaker Pelosi… Continue »