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Reminder: Trump Killed DACA; Dreamers Are Already Losing Their Status; Congress Needs to Act Now

The so-called March 5th “deadline” is not; it’s an excuse for inaction Yesterday, Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) told NBC News, “I am not planning on going home from Washington for any holiday until we take care of the DACA and Dreamer issue. We have made our promise to do that.” Senator Durbin is right. Congress must act now, … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News October 19, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Reminder: Trump Killed DACA; Dreamers Are Already Losing Their Status; Congress Needs to Act Now Did Jeff Sessions Collude With Ken Paxton to End DACA Behind Trump’s Back? Sessions Won’t Say ICYMI: Government of Haiti Makes Formal Request for 18-month Extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) NEW: 22 Senators Urge State, DHS To … Continue reading »

These Republicans Hate DACA. But Here’s How Much Their Hometowns Would Lose Without It

This week, the USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration and the Center for American Progress released new data on how much the dismantling of DACA would cost America, Congressional district by Congressional district. Previous reports have shown that doing away with DACA wouldn’t make any sense, as 800,000 young people would be left … Continue reading »

What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)? And How Will it Threaten 300,000 Settled Immigrants?

11/6 Decision Deadline for 59,550 Hondurans & Nicaraguans: 19 Days 11/23 Decision Deadline for 50,000 Haitians: 36 Days 1/8 Decision Deadline for 195,000 Salvadorans:82 Days Mortgages TPS Recipients Would Have to Walk Away From: 60,000 Immediate Layoffs of TPS Recipients: 250,000 Employer Costs of Mass Layoffs: $1 Billion Cost of Mass Deportation to Taxpayers: $3 Billion The fast approaching deadlines for … Continue reading »

Watch: Rachel Maddow’s Damning Story on Kirstjen’s Nielsen’s Role in Hurricane Katrina Failure

Last week, Donald Trump announced the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen, currently deputy to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, to be the next Secretary of Homeland Security. Nielsen was also deputy to Kelly when he was chief of DHS, leading us to wonder if Nielsen would be a rubber stamp for Trump’s deportation the … Continue reading »

As Trump Administration Seeks to Rev Up Deportation Machinery, Congress Needs to Provide Accountability, Not More Funding

As Administration Continues to Push False Public Safety Narrative, Arrests of Non-Criminals Skyrocket; DOJ Erodes Immigration Judges’ Independence; and DHS Threatens to Expand Immigration Jails and Workplace Raids – Showing Complete Politicization of Federal Immigration Policy The Trump Administration’s mass deportation policy has been on display over the past nine months, with cruel and un-American consequences. In … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News October 18, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice As Trump Administration Seeks to Rev Up Deportation Machinery, Congress Needs to Provide Accountability, Not More Funding Watch: Rachel Maddow’s Damning Story on Kirstjen’s Nielsen’s Role in Hurricane Katrina Failure What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)? And How Will it Threaten 300,000 Settled Immigrants? Texas State Representative Lina Ortega Shares Meal with El … Continue reading »

The Urgent Reasons that Sen. Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Reno, NV – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 13,100 DACA recipients in Nevada. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White … Continue reading »

The Urgent Reasons that Reps. Farenthold, Culberson, and Sessions Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Austin, TX – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 100,000 DACA recipients in Texas. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White … Continue reading »

The Urgent Reasons that Sen. Portman and Reps. Tiberi, Joyce, and Stivers Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Cleveland, OH – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 5,000 DACA recipients in Ohio. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White … Continue reading »

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