America’s Voice Ante el muro infranqueable del asilo Tennessee: A Red State Keeps Door Open to Refugees ICYMI: Organizations Nationwide Send Letter to SFRC Chairman Risch Calling For Hearings On Explosive TPS Report Immigration: Decade in Review English Associated Press Administration seeks to bar convicted immigrants from asylum By Colleen Long December 18, 2019 Reuters… Continue »

English Reuters Trump Administration May Not Hit 2020 Border Wall Goal, Official Says By Ted Hesson December 17, 2019 The Wall Street Journal House Approves Spending Bills, in Effort to Avoid Shutdown By Andrew Duehren December 17, 2019 Politico Hispanic Caucus, progressives revolt on border funding bill By Sarah Ferris December 17, 2019 The Hill… Continue »

Originally published as a mid-year review on July 28, 2019; updated on December 18, 2019 From the moment Donald Trump descended the Trump Tower escalator to launch his presidential bid in 2015, his attacks on immigrants have been unrelenting. Throughout 2019, the Trump Administration continued its cruel pattern of kicking out immigrants already here and… Continue »

December 19, 1998 the Republican-led House of Representatives voted to impeach President Bill Clinton for having lied under oath about an extramarital affair with the intern Monica Lewinsky. This week, on the 18th of December, the Democratic-led House of Representatives will get ready to vote on the impeachment of Donald J. Trump for abuse of… Continue »

Reminders of the many ways the Trump administration is making a mockery of due process  The Trump administration’s multi-pronged effort to deny asylum seekers access to a fair hearing and meaningful due process is endangering lives. Sending asylum seekers back to dangerous conditions – whether to dangerous cities in northern Mexico or to  Northern Triangle… Continue »

It’s no secret that the Trump administration’s family separation plans were cruel and chaotic, but new details keep emerging that show the incredible depths of their callousness. On the heels of the DHS Inspector General report that showed they were prepared to separate as many as 26,000 children from parents, the new joint piece from… Continue »

America’s Voice Impeachment is not the same, 20 years later Why Denying Due Process and Endangering Asylum Seekers’ Lives Threatens to Destabilize Central America Even Further Texas Tribune: The Trump Administration Knew Family Separations Would Harm Children English The Wall Street Journal Private Texas Border Wall Caught in Legal Fight By Elizabeth Findell December 16,… Continue »

Undocumented immigrants in New York can now apply for driver’s licenses in the state.  The “Green Light Law,” which allows all New York residents over the age of 16 to apply for a standard driver’s license regardless of immigration status, went into effect on Monday and hundreds celebrated across DMV offices in the state.  Lines… Continue »

Last week, Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez at the Nevada Independent reported Senator Jacky Rosen (NV-D) has called for an investigation into the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to terminate Temporary Protection Status (TPS) designations, which allows more than 300,000 people to build homes, lives, and businesses here in the U.S. In a letter she wrote… Continue »

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Today’s GOP: Forget principle, ignore the separation of powers. The important goals are to divert military funds and seize private property if it helps the GOP. The border wall debate is a reminder that Republicans have largely abandoned any semblance of principles in support of Trump and partisanship. During the last administration, Republicans screamed about… Continue »