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Acting ICE Director Won’t Commit to Investigate Trump

Appearance of Selective Enforcement to Protect President   In an exchange at today’s subcommittee hearing of the House Appropriations Committee, Acting ICE Director Kevin McAleenan was given the opportunity to say if his agency would give President Trump’s businesses special treatment on immigration and prosecution. His answer was evasive, and seemed to indicate he thought … Continue reading »

Hypocrisy on Steroids: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Rejects American Workers, Prefers “Compliant” Foreign Workers Instead

As President Trump campaigned on Fox News about his ‘successes’ demonizing and terrorizing immigrants, and called for a reformed immigration system because “We need workers,” a new investigative article by Buzzfeed reporters Ken Bensinger, Jeremy Singer-Vine, and Jessica Garrison flagrantly displays Trump’s hypocrisy. Trump’s Mar-A-Lago property purposefully overlooked local workers to hire foreign workers, because … 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 »

Tim O’Brien: “Trump Demonizes Migrants as He Profits From Them”

Growing Awareness of Trump’s Hypocrisy, Political Vulnerability Timothy O’Brien, executive editor of Bloomberg Opinion, has a new column exposing Trump’s hypocrisy and the gap between the President’s personal and political ventures. While reporters continue to cover the exploitation of undocumented immigrants at Trump properties, the dichotomy between his business practices and his stated political beliefs … Continue reading »

ICYMI: WaPo: “Amid Trump’s immigration crackdown, the administration is silent on whether the president’s own company is being scrutinized”

When Will Trump Be Held Accountable for Hypocrisy, Worker Abuse? In a must read piece, Joshua Partlow of Washington Post juxtaposes President Trump’s insistence on curbing the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States with the collective silence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Department of Homeland on “one company that long relied … Continue reading »

As Trump Rails Against Immigrants, More Reminders That His Businesses Rely on and Exploit Undocumented Immigrant Workers

As the Trump White House seeks to reinstitute family separations and continues on their relentless effort to denigrate and dehumanize immigrants, we have new reminders that the president and his businesses are reliant on undocumented labor – he’s exploiting immigrants and profiting off immigrants’ industry and labor at the same time he depicts immigrants as … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Applauds CHC Call for Investigation of Trump Organization

Trump Organization Must Be Investigated and Workers Must be Protected; Trump Supporters “Feel Betrayed” by the Depths of Trump’s Hypocrisy Yesterday, Joshua Partlow of the Washington Post reported that Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Joaquin Castro, alongside Ruben Gallego, Nanette Diaz Barragan, Adriano Espaillat, and Veronica Escobar, sent a letter to the FBI director … Continue reading »

As Cohen Testifies, A Reminder of the Ongoing Trump Organization Criminal Enterprise of Importing and Exploiting Undocumented Workers

As Michael Cohen testifies today and lawmakers focus on the Trump family criminality, the ongoing Trump Organization multi-state criminal enterprise that involves the hiring, manipulation, abuse and exploitation of undocumented workers should be addressed. It is a crime occurring right before our eyes and as Mr. Cohen speaks to Congress. Below, we excerpt some of … Continue reading »

The Trump Organization Hired Undocumented Workers, Exploited Them, then Fired Them. Here’s A Recap of What Happened.

‘There are millions of us here without papers, and the country depends on us. [Donald Trump] knows that because his businesses depend on us and he knows how hard I worked.” – Victorina Morales, who worked Trump’s golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey for five years while she was undocumented. Support Victorina and other undocumented … Continue reading »

ICYMI: As Trump Preps His “National Emergency,” His Undocumented Former Employees Share Their Stories

Victorina Morales: “As an undocumented worker, I cleaned Trump’s golf club. Now, I’m a voice for all immigrants.” As the President preps his “national emergency declaration,” the Trump-led private caravan of undocumented workers, who the Trump Organization employed and in some cases recruited from Central America, is continuing to share their stories, standing up to … Continue reading »