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The Trump Organization Hired Undocumented Workers, Exploited Them, then Fired Them. Here’s A Recap of What Happened.

‘There are millions of us here without papers, and the country depends on us. [Donald Trump] knows that because his businesses depend on us and he knows how hard I worked.” – Victorina Morales, who worked Trump’s golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey for five years while she was undocumented. Support Victorina and other undocumented … Continue reading »

Because Congress Controls the Power of the Purse, Trump’s National Emergency Declaration to Build a Border Wall Uniquely Threatens the Constitutional Balance of Powers

As most of us learned in grade school, Congress, not the President, controls the purse. By declaring a national emergency based on flimsy arguments in an effort to redirect funds for a border wall, money already appropriated by Congress for other purposes, President Trump is abusing his authority. Trump did this on the very day … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Alan Gomez: “Judge may force Trump administration to reunite thousands more separated families”

Yesterday, after explosive reports that the administration is still quietly and needlessly separating families, the American Civil Liberties Union headed back to court to argue for the reunification of all the separated families. Judge Dana Sabraw seemed inclined to agree, stating, “It’s important to recognize that we’re talking about human beings…Every person needs to be … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News February 22, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Because Congress Controls the Power of the Purse, Trump’s National Emergency Declaration to Build a Border Wall Uniquely Threatens the Constitutional Balance of Powers The supremacist siege on our Spanish language doesn’t cease ICYMI: Alan Gomez: “Judge may force Trump administration to reunite thousands more separated families” English The Hill Pollster calls Trump … Continue reading »

Washington City Paper: Immigrants With Temporary Protected Status Are Fighting to Stay in the U.S.

Local D.C. TPS Holder Fights to Stay with His Family Hamil Harris for the Washington City Paper tells the story of a local D.C. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder, Donaldo Posadas Caceres, who has worked building bridges up and down the northeast coast for years after being accepted into an apprenticeship with the International Union … Continue reading »

Family Separation Continues With No Process & No Accountability

Over six months after the Trump administration was forced to “end” the policy of family separation of migrants, following massive public outcry, Alan Gomez of USA Today and a new report by the Texas Civil Rights Project expose that the administration is still needlessly and quietly ripping apart families. The Texas Civil Rights Project’s new … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News February 21, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Washington City Paper: Immigrants With Temporary Protected Status Are Fighting to Stay in the U.S. Family Separation Continues With No Process & No Accountability English TriCorner News (Op-Ed) The realities of being an undocumented immigrant today in the USA By Carol Ascher February 20, 2019 Associated Press Democrats Prepare Resolution Against Trump’s Declaration … Continue reading »

“No one in Congress should be allowed to avoid voting on this presidential power grab,” – Washington Post Editorial

In a new editorial, the Washington Post calls on Democrats in the House to force a vote on a privileged joint resolution challenging the President’s emergency declaration. This would force every member of Congress to go on record and declare whether they support the President as he diverts congressionally appropriated funds to his border wall … Continue reading »

Experts Agree, Trump’s “National Emergency” Undermines National Security

Last Friday, the same day President Trump announced the “national emergency,” Vice President Mike Pence joined the Munich Security Conference and enumerated the national security threats to the United States government. Notably missing from the Vice President’s speech, any mention of immigration, migrants, Central America or the President’s wall. Experts, across the political spectrum, readily … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News February 20, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice “No one in Congress should be allowed to avoid voting on this presidential power grab,” – Washington Post Editorial Experts Agree, Trump’s “National Emergency” Undermines National Security English Associated Press Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to declare emergency By Catherine Lucey February 19, 2019 The Washington Post What Republican senators are saying … Continue reading »