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Reuters/Ipsos Poll Joins Other Studies in Finding Americans Have Grown More Pro-Immigrant in Trump Era

President Trump, Stephen Miller, and hardline anti-immigrant allies have forced a referendum on immigration and immigrants in America. And it seems they are losing. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll is the latest study that captures how Americans are increasingly rejecting the Trump/Miller vision and embracing pragmatic pro-immigrant policies. The massive Reuters/Ipsos poll of more than 4,000 … Continue reading »

Fear Rippling Through Latino Community, Started by Wave of Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric And Turbocharged By El Paso Mass Murder

Mario Carrillo: “When the president of the United States not only enables prejudice, but encourages it, it makes for a dangerous environment.” In a recent piece for the Washington Post, Rachel Hatzipanagos takes a look at the climate of fear in the Latino community caused by the anti-immigrant rhetoric stemming from President Trump and his … Continue reading »

Stephen Miller Controls Immigration Policy, 2020 Reelection Strategy, and Trump

“Miller is the captain of this ship. The question is whether the vessel for his sadistic cruelty — Trump and the GOP — can survive the voyage” – Frank Sharry Two front-pagers from the Washington Post and New York Times put the spotlight on Stephen Miller this weekend, revealing what we basically already understood: Miller … Continue reading »

Trump and Miller Are Fine with Ruining the Lives of Children in Their Effort to Keep Out and Kick Out Immigrants

Fear is the Cornerstone of the Trump/Miller Policy and Electoral Strategy The Trump administration’s immigration radicalism and cruelty is taking a toll on children. Just look at the implications and examples from immigration stories from the past few days: Stephen Miller and allies intent on blocking immigrant children from attending school. As Bloomberg reports in … Continue reading »

Madeleine Albright Encapsulates Trump’s Week of Cruelty: “One of the Most Un-American Things I’ve Heard”

Trump and His Enablers Running Over American Values, Freedom and History In response to the Trump public charge rule – an effort to radically reshape American immigration along lines of race and wealth – and Ken Cuccinelli’s already infamous mischaracterization of the Emma Lazarus poem and America’s immigration tradition, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright … Continue reading »

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Providing “Safe and Sanitary” Conditions to Children in Immigration Detention

“How Low Can Our Government Go When It Needs a Court Ruling to Provide Children with Essential Care?” Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled in favor of providing basic hygiene supplies to children in federal immigration detention facilities after the government unsuccessfully argued that they did not need to provide … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Ramos v. Nielsen Hearing Highlights Urgency To Protect TPS Holders From Deportation, Family Separation

The Court’s Possible Revocation of Injunction Could Remove Protections for Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants Yesterday Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, their children, organizers, and immigration advocates rallied across the nation and at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Pasadena, CA to decry the Trump administration’s attempts to terminate TPS for over 300,000 people. TPS … Continue reading »

Jazz-Age Heiress Single-Handedly Funded Modern-Day Racism

The heiress poured over $180 million into the anti-immigrant movement The New York Times yesterday issued a deep-dive investigative journalism piece that highlights the role and funding that heiress Cordelia Scaife May played in formulating and funding the anti-immigrant movement. Her funding, totaling 180 million dollars, includes the seed money and ongoing support for white … Continue reading »

TPS Holders Urge 9th Circuit to Maintain Injunction Preventing Trump Administration from Terminating the Legal Status of 400,000 People 

Hundreds Rally Outside Courthouse to Defend the Rights of TPS-Holders, Keep Families Together and Advocate for Permanent Protections Press Conference Livestream Available Here Photos from Rally Available at: http://bit.ly/2Kxxmoq On August 14, at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, TPS holders defended the preliminary injunction which prevents the government from terminating their humanitarian legal status. … Continue reading »