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Immigration Reform News September 17, 2019/ Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice ICYMI: Congressional Black Caucus Chair Slams Trump Administration for Refusing to Grant Temporary Protected Status to the Bahamas A Sham Process Designed to Fail and Endanger Lives – The Consequences of the Trump’s “Kangaroo” Tent Courts and “Remain in Mexico” Policies English Associated Press Tent Courts Hearings Underway for Migrants Waiting in Mexico … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar on August Border Apprehension Numbers: “No Successes Associated with Trump’s Assault on Human Rights”

Yesterday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection acting commissioner Mark Morgan claimed that the Trump administration’s border and asylum policies were a success, based on the declining number of border apprehensions in August (of note, while the monthly data on total apprehensions show a decline of 22 percentage points compared to July, the figure still represents … Continue reading »

The Human Toll of Trump’s Relentless Cruelty Toward Immigrants

As the Trump administration continues its relentless assault on immigrants and refugees, the human toll mounts. Trump and his administration has turned its back on simple American values like decency, dignity and compassion. With Stephen Miller now seeking to zero-out refugee admissions from their already devastatingly low numbers and with the consequences of the so-called … Continue reading »

Recapping August: A Month of All-Encompassing Trump Cruelty Aimed at Immigrants

“All of it came as our fellow Americans in El Paso buried their dead following a terrorist attack inspired by Trump and his allies.” Last Friday, America’s Voice published a detailed overview of the litany of attacks launched by the Trump administration — in August alone — on legal immigration, immigrants, and refugees. Since we … Continue reading »

A Month of All-Encompassing Trump Cruelty Aimed at Immigrants

“…this was a month of relentless anti-immigrant and anti-immigration cruelty, even by the standards of  this administration. All of it came as our fellow Americans in El Paso buried their dead…” The month of August began with a devastating act of violence, as a terrorist targeting immigrants and Latinos took the lives of 22 people … Continue reading »

Policy Experts, Advocates Discuss DHS Transfer of $271 Million to Pay for More Trump Immigrant Detention

A recording of the call is available here.  Earlier today, policy experts and advocates discussed the newly-revealed transfer of $271 million from top-priorities such as disaster relief to pay for tremendous overspending on mass immigrant detention and funding of the Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) – a striking 40 percent increase from what Congress approved for fiscal year … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 26, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English CBS Austin Democrats condemn Abbott fundraising letter sent day before El Paso massacre as ‘racist’ By Alexa Ura August 23, 2019 El Semanario Trump-Miller, the axis of evil By Maribel Hastings August 25, 2019 Associated Press DOJ Making Changes to Agency That Runs Immigration Courts August 23, 2019 The Washington Post New rule gives … Continue reading »

“There Seems to Be No Limit” To Trump’s Cruelty

Leading Voices Denounce Trump Plan to Indefinitely Detain Kids The Trump administration’s cruel announcement to target kids and vulnerable families through indefinite detention has generated a volume of outrage from leading voices. According to Douglas Rivlin, Director of Communications for America’s Voice, “The cruelty is and always has been the point when it comes to … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 1, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Associated Press Democrats’ divisions test Biden’s front-runner strength By Steve Peoples and Sara Burnett August 1, 2019 The Wall Street Journal The Moments That Mattered in Wednesday’s Debate By Tarini Parti August 1, 2019 The New York Times Julián Castro Says Joe Biden Hasn’t ‘Learned the Lessons of the Past’ August 1, 2019 The … Continue reading »