Impacted refugees, asylum seekers, TPS recipients, religious leaders, refugee serving agencies and immigrant rights groups launch national campaign to combat continued anti-refugee, Muslim and immigrant policies  A recording of yesterday’s call is available here. NATIONWIDE – Yesterday, faith leaders, Muslim-American community members, refugees, asylees, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients and advocates announced a “We Are All America”… Continue »

A recording of today’s call is available here. After another tumultus week on immigration in Washington, leaders from United We Dream, UndocuBlack Network, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and the Women’s Refugee Commission analyzed the White House immigration principles, the state of the federal immigration debate, and the next steps. A recording of today’s call is available here. … Continue »

200,000 TPS-holding Salvadorans living in the United States who are now facing deportation due to the Trump Administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are now being forced to navigate their options regarding where to go now.  The pain and stress is palpable. Relevant excerpted coverage follows: Catholic News Service: Families in El Salvador see… Continue »

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America’s Voice ICYMI: Escalante: “The White House Dreamer Deal Isn’t A Compromise. It’s A Racist Ransom Note.” Office Hours: Dreamers, Legal Experts and Advocates Break Down the Latest on the Immigration Debate El Salvador TPS Decision Upends Lives Both Here in United States and in El Salvador “We Are All America” Campaign Launches National Week… Continue »

Luego de que la Casa Blanca filtrara su propuesta de inmigración, compartimos la reacción de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, al respecto: El presidente Trump y Stephen Miller están aprovechando una crisis que ellos mismos crearon, de tal modo que puedan con ello destruir la Estatua de la Libertad. Piensan que ofreciendo una cucharada de… Continue »

Today, the White House rolled out a new anti-immigrant proposal which would use the fact that Dreamers need protection from deportation in order to pass a slate of nativist, anti-immigrant measures that would change U.S. demographics for the long run. The proposal, spearheaded by senior policy “adviser” Stephen Miller, would slash legal immigration, gut family migration,… Continue »

As the White House rolls out its proposal on immigration, the following is the reaction of Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: President Trump and Stephen Miller are exploiting a crisis that they created, so they can take a wrecking ball to the Statue of Liberty. They think that by offering up a spoonful of sugar… Continue »

Yesterday, President Trump said he would be open to putting some Dreamers on a path to citizenship, only to have it walked back by unnamed senior staff. The following is a reaction and a reflection on the state of play by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: We have seen this script before: President… Continue »

 “Our democracy rests on the bedrock principle that every person is equal before the law” The NAACP is suing the Department of Homeland Security after its decision to cancel Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 60,000 Haitians currently protected under the program, on the grounds that this decision marks ‘an egregious departure from the TPS statute’s requirements and… Continue »

The Trump White House is full of extremist right-wing characters, perhaps none more so than “senior policy adviser” Stephen Miller and his former boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The recent Michael Wolff book “Fire and Fury” described Miller memorably as “a fifty-five-year-old trapped in a thirty-two-year-old’s body”, who was brought onto the Trump campaign for… Continue »