This year, between the House, the Senate, and gubernatorial races across the country, voters have the opportunity to decide the fate of over 500 elected officials. The future of the country is on the line and it is now more important than ever before to participate in our democracy. However, in order to exercise this… Continue »

English The Guardian US immigrants stop using public benefits over fears of new Trump rule By Amanda Holpuch September 27, 2018 Vox An EPA children’s health official says Trump wants to “disappear” her office By Julia Belluz and Umair Irfan September 27, 2018 Texas Tribune A proposed federal policy won’t target legal immigrants for using… Continue »

A must-read column from journalist Sasha Abramsky, which ran in the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, and elsewhere, captures the GOP’s ugly and cynical strategy of stoking and exploiting fear this election cycle. Key excerpts of the column, “Trump’s GOP is running hard on the politics of fear,” are below: If you are a Republican… Continue »

America’s Voice ICYMI: “Trump’s GOP is running hard on the politics of fear” English Blackstar news FAMILY SEPARATION AND SECRETARY NIELSEN’S COLD-HEARTED LIES September 26, 2018 News India New DHS ‘public charge’ rules raise stakes for immigrants from India By Ela Dutt September 26, 2018 The Nation Trump’s Latest Assault on Immigrants Shreds a Half-Century… Continue »

Organizations and influencers from across the country came together for National Voter Registration Day and to engage young people in their country’s democracy Yesterday was National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), an annual celebration across the country, in which corporations, organizations, influencers and everyday Americans came together to register people to vote. As noted in our… Continue »

Xenophobia hasn’t worked to date; Will it Work Going Forward? This is the lede of a Washington Post story published today: Republican campaigns have largely abandoned touting the GOP tax law ahead of the November midterms, with many pivoting instead to divisive issues such as crime and immigration in an effort to motivate conservative voters.… Continue »

San Francisco Chronicle:  “Judge appears likely to block Trump deportation order” for more than 300,000 TPS holders that could separate families Yesterday, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and litigators gave arguments in San Francisco to U.S. District Judge Edward Chen regarding the Trump administration’s termination of TPS for over 300,000 people. Chen reportedly seemed to… Continue »

Los Angeles, CA – Recently, Univision featured the story of Sayda Ayala, a Dreamer from Honduras. Sayda crossed the border alone at the age of 13 with nothing more than the clothes she was wearing. This year, she generated an income of $4.8 million from the two transportation companies she owns in southern California. During… Continue »

Frank Sharry on Latest FOIA Memo Evidence that DHS Secretary Nielsen and Others Knew About Family Separations in Advance Despite her statements to the contrary, a newly-released April 2018 memo from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) makes clear that the Trump administration was fully aware that family separations would occur as a result of… Continue »

In a piece written following Trump’s inauspicious speech at the UN General Assembly, Greg Sargent analyzes Trump’s xenophobic nationalism and concludes it is producing terrible policy outcomes and widespread public disapproval. The piece is excerpted below and available in full here. President Trump gave a speech today at the United Nations in which he flatly… Continue »