On Friday evening, Caitlin Dickerson of the New York Times reported on disturbing new details of how the Trump Administration separated hundreds of children from their parents as part of an effort to deter those fleeing violence from seeking asylum in the U.S. Confirming the worst fears of advocates and observers, the article reports that “more than 700 children have… Continue »

Will Rep. Claudia Tenney Stand Up for the Employers and Workers in her District or Stand with Trump and his Excesses? Across America, immigration officials in the Trump Administration have been operating in a cruel and unaccountable manner. On April 5, 2018, Trump officials arrested 97 immigrants at a meat-processing plant in rural Tennessee. It… Continue »

La Coalición de Inmigrantes de Florida asegura que durante una reciente redada en Fort Pierce, Florida, los agentes de deportación de Trump arrestaron a 28 trabajadores y miembros de la comunidad, entre otros a Juan Gaspar García, elegible para el programa DACA, quien además padece diabetes y Síndrome de Down. Dolores, la hermana de Gaspar… Continue »

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 »