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Trump Administration Seeks Court Order to Allow for Indefinite Detention of Children with Parents; Ignores Smart, Cost-effective and Humane Alternatives to Detention

As directed by the President’s executive order issued on Wednesday, the Trump Justice Department has filed a request on Thursday to amend a federal court order – the “Flores Agreement” – to allow the administration to detain children for indefinite periods of time. Currently, such indefinite detention is in violation of Flores, which requires that … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: Who is Kris Kobach

Kris Kobach is Kansas’ current Secretary of State, candidate for Kansas Governor, and an anti-immigrant extremist who has literally and figuratively served as the xenophobic right wing’s lawyer for more than a decade. He is known for his connections to some of the worst-of-the-worst anti-immigrant zealots, his role pushing anti-immigrant legislation across the land, and … Continue reading »

Experts Gather to Digest Chaotic Week in Immigration

In the midst of the Trump administration’s inhumane, immigration insanity, policy and legal experts gathered to discuss the whirlwind of this week’s immigration developments and their implications. This past week, Trump signed an executive order on family separation that will indefinitely jail families all while Congress continues to scramble for a legislative solution to protect … Continue reading »

Archbishop Wenski, Politicians, and Miami Community Leaders Discuss Another Looming Family Separation Crisis and Fate of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Holders

Today, the Archbishop of Miami, along with politicians and Miami community leaders, came together as part of a summit discussing the impact of the Trump administration rescinding Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti and El Salvador and how Congress must step in to find a permanent solution for these families. They discussed how … Continue reading »

Listen to the “A is for America” Podcast with Ur Jaddou of DHS Watch

The latest episode of our podcast, “A is for America”, features an interview with Ur Jaddou, the director of DHS Watch, a project of America’s Voice that focuses on holding the Trump Administration accountable for its anti-immigrant practices. We spoke about Trump’s practice of separating children from their families, how this week’s executive action did … Continue reading »

As Trump Demonizes Immigrants, Americans Grow More Pro-Immigrant Than Ever

Gallup poll: record-high 75% think immigration is a good thing, up from last year Pew poll: Democrats have 14% advantage over Republicans on issue, up from 6% last fall As President Trump speaks of immigrants as “infesting” our country, killing Americans and hailing from “shithole countries,” everyday Americans have a different view. James Hohmann writes … Continue reading »

Trump Administration Has No Plans to Reunite More than 2,300 Children with Their Families

And Trump & His Administration Don’t Seem to Care The Trump administration has ripped more than 2,300 children from their parents as a result of its “zero tolerance” policy. While we await if and how the President’s change of direction on family separation plays out at the border, the urgent need right now is to … Continue reading »

Ryan’s Immigration Bill: A Partisan Bill that Enables Trump’s Lies and Does Nothing To Reunite Separated Kids With Their Parents

Here are four key points to bear in mind regarding the House Immigration bill – the effort led by Speaker Ryan that reinforces Trump’s lying, panders to the Freedom Caucus, rolls the so-called Republican moderates, and does nothing to solve the crises caused by their President. This entire partisan House Republican effort to enact a … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News June 22, 2018 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Immigration 101: Who is Kris Kobach Experts Gather to Digest Chaotic Week in Immigration Archbishop Wenski, Politicians, and Miami Community Leaders Discuss Another Looming Family Separation Crisis and Fate of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Holders Listen to the “A is for America” Podcast with Ur Jaddou of DHS Watch As Trump Demonizes Immigrants, … Continue reading »

How Americans Across the Country Are Mobilizing Against the Separation of Children

Public outrage against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their families exploded this week, with Americans of all different stripes and from all over the country publicly standing against the policy. Countless editorials and op-eds have weighed in, police chiefs and pediatricians have condemned the practice, and dozens of celebrities have spoken out. But everyday Americans … Continue reading »

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