Detainees from Cameroon, Congo, Haiti moved out rapidly, including some who are witnesses to DHS abuses. There appears to be an increased push by the Department of Homeland Security and the Trump Administration to remove Black immigrants.  A group of detained Cameroonian hunger strikers and protestors, as well as detained Congolese,  were deported Tuesday despite… Continue »

“At a bare minimum, let’s hold those who commit wicked deeds in our names and with our tax dollars accountable in the 2020 election”   Stunning. During the Senate Judiciary Hearings, Amy Coney Barrett refused to denounce Trump’s family separation policy that has ripped more than 5,500 children away from their families, some never to… Continue »

For the former Democratic Congressman from Illinois, Luis Gutiérrez, the spectacle of Donald Trump taking to the White House balcony “was like Francisco Franco or Augusto Pinochet.” Leaving the hospital with COVID-19 and defiantly removing his mask takes him closer to defeat, since he projects himself as “an agent of chaos.” And although Gutiérrez wants… Continue »

Watch the new video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lypZsUJ_cKc&feature=youtu.be  A new video released today by America’s Voice highlights how America relies on immigrants. The video, narrated by former Trump undocumented worker Sandra Diaz, notes how the President’s hypocritical history of employing and exploiting undocumented workers “reveals the truth”: “America relies on immigrants like us. We put food on… Continue »

David Dayen on how Trump’s immigration radicalism has backfired   A must-read analysis by David Dayen in The American Prospect explores why “Trump Isn’t Talking as Much About Immigrants This Year.” Dayen captures that Trump’s immigration record is unpopular, how his attempt to run on immigration in 2018 “led to an historic defeat,” and concludes… Continue »

Each Friday through Election Day, we disseminate this memo highlighting the key 2020 developments at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration Key Immigration Politics Stories Politicized DHS goes all in to aid Trump’s campaign: An AP story highlights how DHS’s illegally appointed acting leaders are driving a host of hardline immigration policies designed to… Continue »

 What started as a few hateful dots on a map has spread like a virus The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news and implications of the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: From the moment he descended the escalator in Trump Tower and slandered Mexicans,… Continue »

Senator John Cornyn is facing a tough re-election fight against Democratic challenger M.J. Hegar ahead of tonight’s Senate debate. Polls show the diversifying Texas electorate holds overwhelmingly pro-Dreamer and pro-citizenship sentiments and Senator Cornyn’s hypocrisy and failures on immigration have been a recent focus of the race. Here are four key immigration questions for Senator… Continue »

DHS might as well declare itself a Trump Super PAC    An Associated Press story from Ben Fox and Elliot Spagat, “Trump administration turns to immigration as vote nears,” details how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is acting to advance the electoral prospects of Donald Trump. DHS’s illegally appointed acting leaders, Chad Wolf and… Continue »

“The wedge has lost its edge.” Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly could not have been more clear about supporting immediate, standalone legislation to put Dreamers on a path to citizenship during his debate against Sen. Martha McSally in Arizona yesterday.  The debate (video), the only one scheduled in the Arizona Senate contest, witnessed odd adherence… Continue »