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New Trump Administration Policy Makes it Easier to Deport Victims of, and Witnesses to, Crimes

The Exact Opposite of What is Needed Now to Ensure Public Safety and Justice   Late on Friday afternoon, before the horror of the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings, the Trump administration issued a new immigration policy that makes it easier for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to deport crime victims and their families … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 6, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Local and National Editorial Boards and Observers Call Out Trump’s History of Hate as He Incites Violence, Not Unity ICYMI: WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin: “John Cornyn is Choosing Trump Over Texas” New Trump Administration Policy Makes it Easier to Deport Victims of, and Witnesses to, Crimes English Las Vegas Review-Journal El Paso shooting stokes … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry to Trump and His Enablers: Just Stop

Stop legitimizing racial and ethnic hatred, inciting violence against innocent Americans, and doing violence to the American idea The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice  We are facing a moment of truth in America. The project we call America is at risk. The question before us is existential: will … Continue reading »

El Paso Leaders Condemn Terrorist Attack by White Nationalist, Call Out Trump for Fueling Racism and Inspiring Violence

After a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas claimed the lives of 20 people and injured dozens more, voices of the El Paso community stand together in condemning the racism and hatred that fueled the violent attack.    In an interview with MSNBC, Representative Veronica Escobar spoke on the strength of the El Paso community and … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 2, 2019/ Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Hurd and Graham Illustrate the Moral Collapse of Republicans Under Trump Michael Gerson: “Such racism indicts Trump. Treating racism as a typical or minor matter indicts us.” English McClatchy Democrats blast SC’s Lindsey Graham as GOP pushes ahead on bill to curb asylum seekers By Emma Dumain August 01, 2019 The New York … Continue reading »

Trump Administration Extends – but Refuses to Redesignate – TPS for Syria, Putting Families in Danger

Decision on Syria is Cruel & a Sign of the Moral Collapse of the Republican Party Under President Trump Today, the Department of Homeland Security made its decision to extend, but not redesignate, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syria. This is a failure to recognize the extent of the ongoing civil war in Syria and … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 1, 2019 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Associated Press Democrats’ divisions test Biden’s front-runner strength By Steve Peoples and Sara Burnett August 1, 2019 The Wall Street Journal The Moments That Mattered in Wednesday’s Debate By Tarini Parti August 1, 2019 The New York Times Julián Castro Says Joe Biden Hasn’t ‘Learned the Lessons of the Past’ August 1, 2019 The … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Pushing Back on Trump’s Bad Math and Dehumanizing Cruelty Used to Eviscerate Asylum

As the Trump administration continues to eviscerate asylum protections, several important new pieces draw important contrasts with the administration’s approach and motivations. In the Wall Street Journal, the American Immigration Council’s Aaron Reichlin-Melnick dismantles the falsehood peddled by the Trump team that those seeking asylum do not comply with court appointments. He shows how the … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Senate Republicans Shamefully Block TPS Protections for Venezuelans Endangered By Maduro Regime

Yesterday, U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) made a unanimous consent request on the Senate floor to immediately pass the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019. U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) objected on behalf of Senate Republicans. In other words, Senate Republicans have no intention of actually helping Venezuelans whose … Continue reading »