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Resources and Reminders: Trump’s Failed Policies Worsened the Humanitarian Crisis at Border and a More Sane and Effective Vision Exists

President Trump yesterday engaged in another round of rage-tweeting about the border, heavy on bluster, fear-mongering, and now, saber rattling about the “ARMED SOLDIERS” the U.S. is sending to the border to confront the Mexican military. This included a renewed threat, as we predicted, to shut down the southern border. It’s the latest episode of … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News April 25, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Early Engagement, Higher Contact & Diverse Messaging Needed for 2020, New Analysis of Latino Voters Shows Resources and Reminders: Trump’s Failed Policies Worsened the Humanitarian Crisis at Border and a More Sane and Effective Vision Exists Las noticias más destacadas en Español English Arizona Republic Republican congressmen visited the border looking for chaos. … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: The Deadly White Nationalist Militias Patrolling the U.S./Mexico Border

Armed Anti-Immigrant Militia Groups Run by Vigilantes who Illegally Detain Migrants are Emboldened by Trump but have a Long, Violent, and Racist History In April 2019, a heavily armed anti-immigrant group calling themselves the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP) illegally detained more than 200 migrant asylum seekers, many of whom were children. They confronted the migrants … Continue reading »

Why a Reconstituted Family Separation Policy Remains Very Much on the Table for Trump Administration

As DHS’s McAleenan Denies Literal Reinstitution of Family Separation v1.0, Trump Administration Planning for Reconstituted v2.0 as Part of Unconscionable “Sophie’s Choice” Acting DHS Chief Kevin McAleenan yesterday told NBC News that “family separation is not on the table … we’re not pursuing that approach” while noting that “a better system, as I’ve said many … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News April 24, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Immigration 101: The Deadly White Nationalist Militias Patrolling the U.S./Mexico Border Why a Reconstituted Family Separation Policy Remains Very Much on the Table for Trump Administration English USA Today Trump’s crackdown on visa overstays targets mostly African, Asian nations By Alan Gomez April 23, 2019 Politico Acting DHS chief says family separation ‘not … Continue reading »

Miller and Trump Target Immigration and Visas for African Countries with New Visa Overstay Memorandum

“This is Stephen Miller’s way of operationalizing his immigration strategy to ‘make America White again.’ – Douglas Rivlin Yesterday, in a story about White House advisor Stephen Miller taking personal interest in certain deportation cases, Politico quoted an unnamed White House former staffer saying, “It’s not an overstatement to say Stephen Miller wakes up every … Continue reading »

Trump’s Undocumented Housekeeper to Stephen Miller: ‘We Make Your Bed’

Yesterday, Politico published a profile on Stephen Miller detailing his alarmingly personal vendetta against immigrants. We already knew that he’s the whatever-the-opposite-of-mastermind-is behind the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant policies, but apparently he also gets personally involved in deportation cases, and once spent downtime in Paris trying to make sure a deportation order would be carried out. … Continue reading »

ICYMI: As SCOTUS Hears Census Case, New Research Details How Citizenship Q Would Lead to Huge Undercount, Especially Among Latinos and Immigrants

As the U.S. Supreme Court today hears arguments about the potential addition of a new citizenship question to the U.S. Census, a new Washington Post piece summarizing relevant political science research underscores the harms that would result. Writing for the “Monkey Cage” political science section of the Washington Post, academics Matt Barreto, Chris Warshaw, Matthew … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News April 23, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Miller and Trump Target Immigration and Visas for African Countries with New Visa Overstay Memorandum The privilege of being a “frustrated” white and Republican president Trump’s Undocumented Housekeeper to Stephen Miller: ‘We Make Your Bed’ Las noticias más destacadas en Español ICYMI: As SCOTUS Hears Census Case, New Research Details How Citizenship Q … Continue reading »

Trump’s Punitive Policy is Failing at the Border and There’s a Better Way

As we’ve been highlighting, Trump is failing at the border and has zero idea what to do as his hardline deterrence-only policies aren’t working to stem the volume of asylum-seeking families. Instead of exploring the types of practical policies that a more sane administration would pursue, Trump is hellbent on injecting more chaos, more inhumanity, … Continue reading »