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Why Does Detroit ICE’s Rebecca Adducci Insist on Stripping Loving Parents from Ohio and Michigan Families?

Fatiha Elgharib – Whose Son Has Down Syndrome and Severe Medical Problems – Latest Caregiver to Face Banishment from American Son Who Needs Her A recording of today’s call is available here. Ohio and Michigan – For the past 21 years, Fatiha Elgharib has built a life for herself and her family in Ohio, raising four … Continue reading »

Religious Leaders Denounce Trump Administration Decision to Terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians

A recording of today’s call is available here. Religious leaders, advocates and immigrants gathered on a press call today in response to the news that Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians living in the United States has been terminated by the Trump Administration. Lys Isma, Haitian TPS recipient who came to the United States at … Continue reading »

TPS Holders, Community Leaders React To Trump Administration’s Unconscionable Decision to End Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians

A recording of today’s call is available here. In response to the news that Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Haitians living in the United States has been terminated, faith voices and advocates gathered on a call to denounce the decision and call on Congress to enact a permanent legislative solution for TPS holders to protect … Continue reading »

As Dream Fight Heats Up, Which Way, Paul Ryan?

Will He Cave to the “Hell No Caucus” or Help GOP Pragmatists Desperate to Distance Themselves from Trump? Washington, DC – As we head into December, it’s increasingly clear that, in the words of a headline from The Hill, “Congress is barreling toward explosive immigration fight.” With all Democrats and many Republicans in favor of enacting legislation that provides … Continue reading »

This is What Mass Deportation Looks Like

Haitian TPS Termination the Latest in Long Line of Administration Decisions Aimed at Kicking Out and Keeping Out Immigrants and Refugees Yesterday’s decision by the Trump Administration to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 50,000 Haitians in the U.S. is a cruel, heartless and stupid decision. When viewed through a wider lens, the Haitian TPS … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News November 21, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Medium (Op-ed) Special Registration, Deferred Action and Prosecutorial (In)Discretion By Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia November 20, 2017 The Hill DHS ends temporary residency program for 60K Haitians By Rafael Bernal November 20, 2017 Black Star News DONALD TRUMP’S THANKSGIVING TO HAITIANS: GET OUT OF AMERICA November 20, 2017 Associated Press Activists plan lawsuit challenging Trump … Continue reading »

Advocates, TPS Holders, Business Leaders & Experts Condemn Trump Administration’s Decision to End Temporary Protected Status For 50,000 Haitians; Call on Congress To Act

A recording of today’s call is available here. On a press call tonight, experts and advocates, including representatives of the business community, the Haitian community and TPS holders, condemned the Trump Administration’s unprincipled decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 50,000 Haitians. Royce Murray, Policy Director, American Immigration Council, said: The decision to terminate TPS for … Continue reading »

New York Times Editorial: ‘Let the Haitians Stay’

‘Unless their status is extended this week, they must leave by Jan. 22.’ DHS Must Decide Whether To Deport 50,000 Haitian Immigrants By Thanksgiving Day The New York Times published an editorial today calling on the Trump Administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians. The piece in its entirety can be accessed here, and follows below: The Temporary … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Fatiha Elgharib’s Case Showcases Continued Impacts of “Special Registration, Deferred Action and Prosecutorial (In)Discretion”

Detroit ICE Director Rebecca Adducci is Once Again Targeting a Long-Term Ohio Parent of U.S. Citizens for Deportation Englewood, OH – In a new Medium post, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and the Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. and the author of Beyond Deportation: The … Continue reading »

Cruel and Indiscriminate Deportations of Californian Dads Will Leave Far Too Many American Families With Empty Seats at Thanksgiving

Sacramento, CA – This Thanksgiving, too many American families will have empty seats at their tables due to the Trump Administration’s cruel and indiscriminate deportations. Thousands of other families will be giving thanks while worrying if their loved ones, who are facing imminent threats of deportation, will be around to celebrate with them at the next … Continue reading »

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