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A recording of the call is available here. Columbus, OH – In a sharp departure from prior administrations, Trump’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has restarted deportations of long-term U.S. residents to Mauritania, despite the grave risk of arrest, slavery, and extortion they face.  This situation was recently highlighted in a major cover story in… Continue »

19 días después del plazo ordenado por una corte para reunificar familias, más de 500 niños permanecen sin sus padres El equipo digital de America’s Voice comparte enseguida una cronología de la prolongada política de separación de familias. Está disponible en línea aquí. Hasta el día de hoy, más de 500 niños permanecen en custodia federal,… Continue »

So much for targeting “bad hombres.” A NBC News analysis of ICE data finds that, “Under Trump arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have tripled”: Federal arrests of undocumented immigrants with no criminal record have more than tripled under President Donald Trump and may still be accelerating, according to an NBC News analysis… Continue »

19 Days After the Court-Ordered Deadline to Reunite Families, Over 500 Children Remain Without Their Parents Below, the America’s Voice digital team provides a timeline of the nearly-year long family separation policy. It is available online here. As of today, more than 500 children remain in federal custody, having been separated from their parents by… Continue »

“Death penalty cases in a traffic court setting,” is how Dana Leigh Marks, emeritus President of National Association of Immigration Judges, once described immigration court, an assessment emphasizing the lack of justice that can be found in the immigration court system. The problems facing this court system are numerous and longstanding, but under the Trump… Continue »

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

America’s Voice Legal Experts and Community Leaders Decry the Deportation of Mauritanians and the Arrest of Anti-Slavery Leader Biram Dah Abeid ‘Es difícil comprender la crueldad institucional” ICE Triples Arrests of Immigrants Without Criminal Records; Targets “Low Priority” Immigrants, Those on Verge of Getting Green Card “The Institutional Cruelty is Difficult to Fathom” How the… Continue »

A week after the polls have closed in the Kansas Republican primary for governor, the race is still too close to call. Currently, Secretary of State Kris Kobach leads Governor Jeff Colyer by only 110 votes. Deciding a definitive winner could still be weeks away with an estimated 10,000 provisional ballots yet to be counted… Continue »

Si estableciéramos paralelos entre la numerosa presencia de personas que protestaron contra el racismo y el puñado de supremacistas blancos que convergieron cerca de la Casa Blanca en el primer aniversario de la manifestación de Charlottesville, Virginia, concluiríamos que hay esperanzas en las urnas. Fueron más, muchos más los manifestantes en pro de la unidad… Continue »

New Ad In Washington State Highlights Mounting Political Risk for Incumbent Republican House Candidates A new six-figure TV ad buy from Equity Forward Action released late last week highlights the mounting political risk for incumbent Republican House candidates in the wake of the Trump administration’s family separation crisis. The ad calls on Representative Cathy McMorris… Continue »

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Tuesday, August 14 12:30pm eastern Dial in: 877-876-9173; Passcode: FREE Columbus, OH —  An article in The Atlantic is shining a spotlight on the Trump Administration’s efforts to ramp up deportations of long-settled U.S. residents from Mauritania, back to a country where they are likely to face arrest, torture, and slavery.  Danae King’s… Continue »