For some reason, Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan is viewed in some quarters as a more trusted voice of reason than other Trump Administration DHS and immigration officials. Yet two new reports detail that McAleenan has been lying through his teeth to justify the Trump Administration’s extremism.   A new NBC News report details that McAleenan… Continue »

Este día el Senado está considerando la confirmación del Comisionado Interino de la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Kevin McAleenan. America’s Voice recomienda votar NO en su confirmación. Nuestra principal preocupación es que, con McAleenan, el CBP detuvo a Rosa María Hernández, una niña de 10 años con parálisis cerebral que cruzó un puesto de… Continue »

Today the Senate is considering the confirmation of the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Kevin McAleenan. America’s Voice is recommending a NO vote on his confirmation. Of particular concern, under McAleenan, CBP detained Rosa Maria Hernandez, a 10 year girl with cerebral palsy who crossed a checkpoint in an ambulance on her way… Continue »

Asylum seekers don’t abscond; 99% show up for court hearings Yesterday, we highlighted how the independent and highly-reputable TRAC (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse) released a new report based on the government’s own data that finds that 99% of asylum-seekers who were released into America to pursue their cases attended all of their immigration court hearings.… 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 »

How did he rise to the top of DHS despite serious questions about the legality of his appointment? What was his role in Trump’s family separation policy? Chad Wolf is now the acting secretary for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), though his elevation to acting secretary is in question by Congress. He is taking… Continue »

The House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations has announced that it will hold a hearing on Tuesday, November 19, to examine the “human rights and legal implications of the Trump administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy.” For months, human rights advocates and media reports have been documenting and calling out… Continue »

His voice, his words were not just only phonetically admirable, but morally convincing, filled with a spirituality even in the midst of an atmosphere as toxic as the political world he had to confront. Elijah Cummings, who died at the age of 68 this past Thursday, leaves a moral void with his departure, in Congress… Continue »

America’s Voice Elijah Cummings, present in the defense of immigrants “If Republicans don’t stand up to President Trump now, they never will.” – Pili Tobar on Senate GOP’s Failure to Override Trump’s Veto on Emergency Declaration Power Grab DHS Calls Their Border Strategy a Success. We Call it a Human Rights Catastrophe English USA Today… Continue »

Su voz, sus palabras, no solo eran fonéticamente admirables, sino moralmente convincentes, llenas de espiritualidad aun en medio de un ambiente tan tóxico como es el mundo político que le tocó enfrentar. Elijah Cummings, quien murió a los 68 años de edad el jueves, deja con su partida un vacío moral, tanto en el Congreso… Continue »