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Otro juez federal vapulea a Trump y a Sessions por terminar DACA; esperemos que la Suprema Corte haga lo mismo con el veto a musulmanes

El juez federal John D. Bates dictaminó ayer que el gobierno de Trump terminó DACA de manera ilegal, de tal modo que a menos que presente mejores argumentos en 90 días, las autoridades deben no solo continuar con el programa para los actuales beneficiarios, sino que debe aceptar también nuevas solicitudes. El fallo —el más reciente de … Continue reading »

Another Federal Judge Slaps Down Trump and Sessions for Ending DACA; Let’s Hope the Supreme Court Does the Same to the Muslim Ban

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates in Washington, DC ruled that the Trump Administration unlawfully ended DACA and unless they come up with a better rationale in 90 days, the Administration must not only continue DACA for current beneficiaries, but it must accept new applications as well. The ruling – just the latest in a string of … Continue reading »

Are GOP Moderates Behind Queen of the Hill Push Posturing or Ready to Throw Down for Dreamers?

The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news and implications of yesterday’s Capitol Hill “Queen of the Hill” press conference about Dreamer legislation: “Are the Republican moderates behind the Queen of the Hill push posturing and looking for political cover? Or are they ready to throw down and … Continue reading »

Trump’s Deportation Force Jails DACA-Eligible Florida Man With Down Syndrome

The Florida Immigrant Coalition is reporting that during a recent raid in Fort Pierce, FL, Trump’s deportation agents arrested 28 workers and community members, including Juan Gaspar-García, a DACA-eligible Florida resident with diabetes and Down syndrome. As Gaspar-García’s sister, Dolores explained “My brother does not have the ability to understand certain situations without a proper … Continue reading »

Cincinnati Cartoonist Takes Graphic Marker to American Immigration Story

“Living in the Shadows” Depicts One Family’s Story, Fears, and Hopes in Comic-Strip Form Cincinnati, OH — Political cartoonist Kevin Necessary of WCPO in Cincinnati just published a ground-breaking comic-strip series about the life of a local “mixed status” American family. “Living in the Shadows” is an illustrated story, in three parts, that goes deep into real-life … Continue reading »

FAIL: Trump’s Attempt to Blame the End of DACA on Democrats and Congress is the Mark of a Loser

Key Observers Agree: Trump Killed DACA, Torpedoed Solutions and Sounds “Divorced from Reality” Across the nation, key observers are highlighting how and why President Trump’s laughable attempts to blame Democrats for the demise of DACA is falling flat. Moreover, Trump’s decision to end DACA and torpedo every attempt at a bipartisan solution is likely to … Continue reading »

Trump’s DACA Rant Could Spell Trouble for Texas Republicans

Austin, TX – In a series of Twitter rants over the weekend, President Trump noted again that a DACA deal will not be happening as he continues to hold DACA-recipients hostage to his anti-immigrant agenda. As noted by Bloomberg’s Sahil Kapur today, “A sizable majority of Americans, especially Democrats and independents, support giving legal status … Continue reading »

Trump’s Nativism is Important to Him and to Ann Coulter, But It Will Cost the GOP in the Midterms

The political downside of Trump’s latest anti-immigrant screeds President Trump has been tweeting and trash-talking immigrants in what Greg Sargent of the Washington Post correctly characterized as a “jumble of lies and incoherence.” It’s not too early to ask, however: how will Trump’s war on immigrants and basic decency will play in the November midterms? Not well. … Continue reading »

Advocates Remind Trump: YOU Ended DACA

Donald Trump took the political world for a spin last week when he tweeted a threat to veto the omnibus bill that Congress passed, just hours before a government shutdown that would have begun Friday at midnight. In his tweet, Trump pretended that the veto threat was about DACA — even though Trump has not lifted … Continue reading »

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