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Two More Undocumented Employees Come Forward Alleging Abuse and Mistreatment At The Trump Bedminster Golf Club

Federal and state authorities must investigate the serious allegations being made. Pending an investigation, the undocumented workers should be considered for all available legal protection under federal and state law, including U and T visas Late Friday evening the New York Times reported that two more immigrant women who worked for Trump at the Bedminster … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry on NYT Story: Investigate Trump Organization Lawlessness and Protect the Brave Women Who Have Come Forward

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the story by Miriam Jordan of the New York Times about the abuse of undocumented workers at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The explosive New York Times story raises serious and troubling questions about the employment … Continue reading »

ICYMI: A Family Braces for Dad’s Deportation

TPS Holders & Their Families Stare Down Possible Family Separation as Result of Termination of TPS In an article for WNYC, Matt Katz exposes the horrific consequences of the Trump administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for hundreds of thousands of TPS holders and families across the nation. If Congress does not act to … Continue reading »

Trump’s Failed Response and Contributing Actions Have Led to a Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

There are Smart and Humane Solutions The Trump administration has expressed no qualms with spending more than $200 million to deploy the National Guard and the U.S. military to the border, where tear gas was used, even on children.  It has also used Presidential and agency resources to develop and defend an unlawful regulation to … Continue reading »

GOP Pollster: Republicans Drowned Out Economic Message with Closing Argument Focused on Immigration and the Caravan

Our take: xenophobia backfired Republican pollster David Winston writes an important midterm post-mortem in Roll Call. Entitled “2018 Midterms: A Missed Opportunity for Republicans,” Winston argues that the GOP’s fatal mistake was to focus on immigration and the caravan — an issue that drove voters in the middle away from Republican candidates — rather than … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Trump’s Alienation of Younger Voters is a Generational Gamble for GOP”

Leading political observer Ron Brownstein’s latest CNN column explores how “Trump’s alienation of younger voters is a generational gamble for GOP.” Brownstein’s assessment echoes the recent Washington Post “Monkey Cage” analysis by University of Maryland associate professor Stella Rouse, who wrote how Republicans’ hard-line stance on immigration may alienate millennials for years. Rouse found: “Across … Continue reading »

WaPo: “José Andrés expands his humanitarian work to the Mexican border because it’s ‘the right thing to do’”

Tim Carman’s latest piece for the Washington Post reports that chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen are now feeding 3,000 migrants and asylum seekers gathered at the U.S. border each day. This is the latest reminder that what we are witnessing at the border is a humanitarian crisis – one that the Trump administration … Continue reading »

80+ Members of Congress and 115+ Organizations Call on DHS Watchdog to Investigate Trump’s TPS Decisions

Delays, Misinformation, Failures to Re-designate Among Issues Today, over 80 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Acting Inspector General, John V. Kelly, requesting an immediate investigation into the various regulatory irregularities and potentially unlawful decisions stemming from DHS’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Rep. Pramila Jayapal & Laurene Powell Jobs Pen Powerful Must Read Pieces on Immigration

“The question is not, ‘Who are they?’ The question is, ‘Who are we?’” Two thought leaders, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) — a leading progressive in the House of Representatives and immigration expert — and Laurene Powell Jobs — a leading philanthropist and advocate for fair immigration policies — are out with must reads. In an … Continue reading »

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