In a poignant op-ed for TIME Magazine, singer and actress Selena Gomez makes a plea for immigration to be seen as what it is: a human, not political, issue. In recounting her family’s own immigration story, she calls on the reader to take the time to learn more about the United States immigration system, and… Continue »

Last night, the New York Times reported the following: President Trump “wanted the [border] wall electrified, with spikes on top that could pierce human flesh. After publicly suggesting that soldiers shoot migrants if they threw rocks, the president backed off when his staff told him that was illegal. But later in a meeting, aides recalled,… Continue »

The dangerous and dehumanizing views of President Trump and his administration toward immigrants and asylum seekers are more than just shocking rhetoric that emboldens real world hate and violence. The views that have come to light about shooting immigrants and erecting barriers to pierce their skin and do them harm are also manifested in the… Continue »

America’s Voice ICYMI: “’I Feel Afraid for My Country.’ Selena Gomez on America’s Immigration Crisis” “Any Wonder That White Supremacists Are Inspired By Him?” El Paso Native Mario Carrillo on Trump’s Comments on Shooting Immigrants Trump’s Dangerous and Dehumanizing Rhetoric Reflected in Administration’s Real-World Policies English NPR Advocates Say President Trump’s Immigration Policy Is ‘A… Continue »

Read piece here Almost two months after the horrific attack in El Paso that targeted Latinos and immigrants, a story published in the Nation shows how El Pasoans continue living in fear and uncertainty. The piece, written by Ariana Sawyer and Edith Tapia, outlines the terror felt immediately after the mass shooting that took 22… Continue »

As the administration’s inhumane “Remain in Mexico” policy exacerbates the human rights and refugee crisis at the border, articles from the Los Angeles Times, Texas Observer, Univision and USA Today highlight the dangers and frustrations asylum-seekers face as they wait, in some cases for months, for their asylum hearing. In the Los Angeles Times “Mexican… Continue »

With Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign set to lean heavily on a strategy of race-baiting and nativism, a new AP/NORC poll is the latest reminder that a hefty majority of the American public strongly disapproves of Trump’s handling of both race relations and immigration issues. Race relations When asked “do you approve or disapprove of the… Continue »

America’s Voice ICYMI: Two Months After Attack on Latinos in El Paso, Story Highlights How the City Has Been Ground Zero for Anti-Immigrant Policies Crisis Grows Over “Remain in Mexico” Policy at Border Crossings New AP/NORC Polling the Latest Reminder that Trump’s Race-Baiting and Xenophobia is Broadly Unpopular English BuzzFeed The Trump Administration Will Have… Continue »