A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today immigration experts and advocates discussed the latest developments on immigration, border and asylum policy. Reports have surfaced that a new proposed asylum rule from the Trump administration, if announced, will exacerbate the humanitarian crisis on our southern border, fail to address the underlying causes of… Continue »

Donald Trump announced yesterday, by tweet, that a 5% tariff on Mexican imports would be his latest move in attempting to stop central American refugees from coming to the U.S.-Mexico border. Experts pointed out that trade wars are not good for business, that the U.S. (especially Texas) is one of Mexico’s largest trading partners, that… Continue »

Yesterday, the Trump administration announced its latest pathetic attempt to stop immigration: a gradually increasing tariff paid for by Americans on all Mexican products consumed by Americans with the childish hope that this will somehow strongarm Mexico into stemming the flow of Central Americans seeking safety in the U.S.  In what will be another failed… Continue »

America’s Voice Office Hours: Immigration Experts Discuss Trump’s Latest Attack on Asylum, Immigration ‘Trump Tariffs Solve Nothing, Make Problems Worse’ And Other Tweets Taxing Americans To Get Mexico To Stop Central Americans:This Is What Flailing Looks Like English Politico Trump weighs plan to choke off asylum for Central Americans By Ian Kullgren, Ted Hesson and… 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: ► CNN en Español Trump dice que impondrá nuevos aranceles a México por no disminuir el flujo de migrantes Por Abby Phillips 30 de mayo de 2019 Donald Trump amenazó con… Continue »

By Maribel Hastings and David Torres It is common for presidents to be re-elected to a second term if the economy is on their side. In recent history only Republican George H.W. Bush in 1992, Democrat Jimmy Carter in 1980, and Republican Gerald Ford in 1976 have become one-term presidents. Economic factors played an important… Continue »

If press reports are true that President Trump plans a new prohibition on people seeking asylum who transit through “third countries,” then we will see more chaos and failure.  The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: If press reports are accurate, this decision will cause a chain reaction –… Continue »

CNN’s Ariane de Vogue reports that the Trump administration Department of Justice is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case as soon as possible – seeking to officially end the popular and successful program. Meanwhile, new polling from Global Strategy Group and released today by FWD.us… Continue »

On May 5, 2019, Donald Trump announced via Twitter that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) chief Mark Morgan would be his next nominee to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Trump’s announcement came a few weeks after he abruptly pulled the nomination of ICE’s acting director, Ron Vitiello, saying he wanted to go in a… Continue »

Last week, the legislation marking up the Dream and Promise Act passed out of the House Judiciary Committee. Amid the administration’s multiple attempts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) and increasing attacks on immigrant populations, these bills will provide not only necessary protections, but… Continue »