9,000 Nepali TPS Holders Await Decision Due by April 25th 8 days On a press call this afternoon, a Nepali TPS holder, policy and country conditions experts, and immigrant rights advocates called on the Trump Administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for those 9,000 Nepali immigrants currently protected under the program. Namrata Pradhan, Nepali TPS… Continue »

Explosive new documents obtained through a FOIA request from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reveal that the Trump Administration knew that deteriorating conditions within Haiti warranted an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) but terminated the program anyway. The Administration claimed that conditions in Haiti were improving to the point where families could return, even though… Continue »

Below, we present a series of assessments from leading experts highlighting elements of how the Trump Administration is going for broke in its efforts to deport immigrants, separate families, and turn its back on basic decency and core American values: Tom Jawetz Univision op-ed, “The Sessions Trap on Immigration” Jawetz, Vice President for Immigration Policy… Continue »

USCIS Director who Removed “Nation of Immigrants” from Mission Found Directly Contradicting Agency’s Report April 15, 2018 New York, NY Documents released today as a result of Freedom of Information Act litigation present new evidence in the multiple lawsuits accusing the Trump administration of racial animus and violation of required procedures in its cancellation of temporary… Continue »

The top of this week brings another batch of disturbing examples of how the Trump Administration’s deportation agencies Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are out of control, terrorizing American families and trampling on decency and democratic values in the process. Among the recent examples:  In Texas, Silvia Macuixele was… Continue »

In her must-read blog, Van Le examines the results of some of the latest polling on Donald Trump’s proposed border wall: Black voters hate it even more than Latino Voters! Read excerpts from Van Le’s must-read blog below and check out the entire post here: A new Quinnipiac poll finds that there’s one group of Americans who oppose… Continue »

Anti-Immigrant Obsession is About Securing His Base, Not the Border Two experts — one a veteran military leader, one a veteran immigration policy expert — weigh in on Trump’s decision to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border. Admiral James Stavridis is a retired 4-star officer in the U.S. Navy, led the NATO Alliance as… Continue »

In the last year, Donald Trump has directed his Administration to be more aggressive toward immigrants, unleashing the full force of the federal government to target and deport anyone eligible for deportation, including those without criminal records and people who have current, valid work permits. “No one is safe,” a recent TIME headline said. ICE deportation arrests soared 40 percent from the same… Continue »

“Coalition of the Decent” strongly opposes Trump’s worldview on immigration and backs a more inclusive vision of America Last week featured President Trump at his unhinged, hateful and fact-free worst on immigration. But Trump’s ongoing efforts to rile up his political base over fear of the “other” should be viewed as the failing strategy of… Continue »

“There are thousands of tenants and homeowners who work hard to support their families and losing DED means losing it all.” New York, NY – Media reports in the Los Angeles Times and City Limits Magazine highlight the tight-knit Liberian DED community in Staten Island, New York, and the devastation they are now facing in the wake of the Trump Administration’s… Continue »