Maria Sacchetti of The Washington Post is reporting that the “The nation’s top immigration and border officials are urging Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to detain and prosecute all parents caught crossing the Mexican border illegally with their children, a stark change in policy that would result in the separation of families that... Continue »
In a new piece, conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin analyzes new Axios data and issues a warning to Republicans ahead of November’s elections: the GOP-generated Dreamer debacle may pave the way for Democrats. Rubin concludes, “Trump and Republicans more generally have played the anti-immigrant and “build the wall” cards over and over. Trump has... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English The Hill DHS ends protected status for Nepal By Rafael Bernal April 26, 2018 AP Migrant ‘caravan’ gathers on US-Mexico border By Geraldo Carrillo and Elliot Spagat April 27, 2018 Reuters Migrants in caravan at U.S. border bide time ahead of crossing By Delphine Schrank April 26, 2018... Continue »
Buscar en la memoria las razones por las que un inmigrante decidió un buen día dejar todo para forjar un nuevo destino alejado de su origen, conlleva, sobre todo, un acto de honestidad personal. Porque salvar la vida debe ser en verdad el factor límite que empuja a los... Continue »
Preocupa sobremanera el incesante incremento de los casos de discriminación racial en este país. Desde que Donald Trump asumió la presidencia, la violencia racial en contra de grupos minoritarios no ha dejado de estar presente como tema en las noticias. De hecho, se puede decir con certeza que el... Continue »
A Is For America podcast
The latest episode of our podcast, “A is for America”, features an interview with Stephanie Teatro, the co-director of the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC). Listen below or tune in via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast app. This week, a federal judge handed down another... Continue »
A recording of today’s call is available here The latest report on the border shows more inhumane actions taken by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), with CBP intentionally separating families “as a way to deter migrants from coming here.” On a press call, experts and advocates discussed the effects these types of... Continue »
Today, the Trump Administration announced it would terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 9,000 Nepali TPS holders, subjecting hardworking, tax-paying, and integral contributors to the fabric of our nation to deportation. According to Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice: This Administration’s motion today to terminate TPS for Nepal marks... Continue »
New York, N.Y. – TODAY, the Trump Administration announced that it is terminating the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Nepal. The termination will take effect June 24, 2019. The TPS program has benefited 14,791 Nepalis since the country was first designated after the devastating earthquakes on April 25, 2015. Currently... Continue »
Cincinnati, OH –  Following yet another court ruling against the Trump Administration’s handling of its decision to end the DACA program, The New York Times is out with a must-read piece about the movement created by young immigrants – commonly known as “Dreamers” – and how they continue to organize for change in the only... Continue »