Appearance of Selective Enforcement to Protect President   In an exchange at today’s subcommittee hearing of the House Appropriations Committee, Acting ICE Director Kevin McAleenan was given the opportunity to say if his agency would give President Trump’s businesses special treatment on immigration and prosecution. His answer was evasive, and seemed to indicate he thought… Continue »

We Need Common Sense, Effective and Humane Solutions Last night, the President issued a memorandum that purports to be a solution to the increasing number of families seeking asylum at our southern border by imposing fees on asylum seekers, ending work permits for asylum seekers to support themselves while awaiting decisions on their cases, limiting… Continue »

Greg Sargent’s newest column for the Washington Post puts Trump’s lies on full display as he tries to appeal to voters by touting a policy that isn’t in place. In Wisconsin, Trump was feeding voters a diet of lies and cruelty to get their applause at a rally. The President feels emboldened, pumped up by… Continue »

In his column late Monday, The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent outlines Trump’s failures, from sweeping losses in the 2018 midterm elections following vicious anti-immigrant campaigns, to the self-inflicted chaos at our southern border, and the consequences of Trump’s focus on riling up his base as we inch closer to 2020. Sargent spotlights a new Post-ABC… Continue »

More Failure On Its Way At The Border The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the new restrictions on asylum seekers proposed by the Trump Administration. New restrictions on asylum encapsulate the vicious cruelty, failed policy, and cynical political motivations that define all things Trump and immigration.… Continue »

Presentamos a continuación las tres noticias más relevantes en el ámbito migratorio, de las que reportó la prensa en español durante la más reciente jornada informativa: ► Univision Trump quiere cobrar a quienes soliciten asilo y dar seis meses para que se decidan sus casos Por Jorge Cancino y Carlos Chirinos 29 de abril de 2019 El presidente… Continue »

America’s Voice Acting ICE Director Won’t Commit to Investigate Trump Trump’s Latest Memo Imposing Fees on Asylum Seekers and Ending Their Work Permits is More of the Same Failed and Inhumane Policy ICYMI: “Trump feeds his voters one of his most ridiculous scams yet” WaPo’s Greg Sargent: “Trump is a disaster on his top issue.… Continue »

A story today in The Intercept reveals that a security contractor for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took the time to meticulously catalog a series of protests against the President’s family separation policy and report those protests preemptively to all DHS staffers and law enforcement across the country. The events – 300 community-based rallies… Continue »

El presidente Trump está allanando el camino una vez más para la separación de familias. Solo días después de que el secretario interino del DHS, Kevin McAleenan, insistió en que esa política ya no estaba en la mesa de las discusiones, el mandatario hizo todo lo posible por dejar entrever el siguiente paso en ese sentido.… Continue »

As President Trump campaigned on Fox News about his ‘successes’ demonizing and terrorizing immigrants, and called for a reformed immigration system because “We need workers,” a new investigative article by Buzzfeed reporters Ken Bensinger, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Jessica Garrison flagrantly displays Trump’s hypocrisy. Trump’s Mar-A-Lago property purposefully overlooked local workers to hire foreign workers, because… Continue »