The beginning of the potential impeachment process of Donald Trump over Ukraine-Gate was an inevitable step for Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives. In fact, the offense is so evident that even Trump himself recognized it, perhaps thinking that, like always, he will come out on top; just like he himself said in 2016,… Continue »

The Move to Halt Refugees is Un-American   Leading editorial boards and observers nationwide are rebuking the Trump administration for their un-American and deeply damaging decision to slash refugee levels to only 18,000 for next year – the lowest number in history at a time when the need for refugee resettlement is at historic highs… Continue »

Read piece here   Last week, President Trump signed an executive order to reduce the total number of refugees who will be allowed to resettle in the U.S. to historic lows. The Dallas Morning News’ editorial team published a piece over the weekend pointing out that closing more options for arriving to the U.S. legally… Continue »

Courts doing what Republicans in Congress refuse to – stand up to a dangerous and erratic President for a better vision for America Three court rulings from the end of last week dealt setbacks to the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant agenda: Judge Dolly Gee ruled against the Trump administration’s regulation attempting to overturn the Flores settlement… Continue »

El inicio de la pesquisa sobre el potencial residenciamiento de Donald Trump por el Ucraniagate fue un paso inevitable para el liderazgo demócrata de la Cámara Baja. De hecho, el delito es tan evidente que hasta el propio Trump lo reconoció, quizá pensando que, como siempre, saldrá bien librado, pues como él mismo dijo en 2016, puede… Continue »

America’s Voice Whose time is up, Trump’s or the United States’? Pulling Up America’s Welcome Mat: Editorial Boards Slam Trump Administration’s Retreat from Our History as a Welcoming Nation ICYMI: Dallas Morning News Editorial Board: Trump is Dismantling the System for Legal Refugees. Why? Three Rulings Against Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda Offer 2020 Reminder Why Courts… Continue »

This week the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a hate group, held their “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” (HTFTTF) event for the 13th year in a row. This year’s event comes in the aftermath of the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California, which were carried out in the name… Continue »

Two Congressional hearings yesterday highlighted the massive growth in ICE detention despite a dysfunctional and incompetent inspections system that fails to keep people safe. Heidi Altman of the National Immigrant Justice Center told members of the House Immigration Subcommittee that ICE has detained almost 500,000 people in fiscal year 2019 with over 50,000 people in… Continue »

It’s been an incredibly busy week for everyone, immigration advocates included. The Trump Administration is constantly trying to change immigration policy — to the detriment of migrants, immigrants, and their families — and this week was no exception. Below is a recap of immigration and anti-immigrant developments this week. FAIR brings 191 sheriffs to town… Continue »

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Dianne Solis talks to refugees about the impact of the drastic refugee reduction Read piece here The Trump administration yesterday announced a sharp reduction in the total number of refugees who will be allowed to resettle in the U.S.  – 18,000 next year, a historic low. The Dallas Morning News’ Dianne Solis published a piece… Continue »