Yesterday, disgraced Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio claimed that President Obama’s birth certificate is a “a fraudulently created document that has been represented as an official copy of the original”: Flanked by mustachioed Maricopa County Chief Investigator Mike Zullo, Arpaio insisted he was not interested in where President Obama... Continue »
Today, the House Freedom Caucus released a wish list of rules, regulations, and policies they want the Trump Administration to revoke.  Among the immigration-related items are calls to end the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, erase plans for the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent... Continue »
President-elect Donald Trump’s new senior advisor to the White House is drawing raves from at least one white supremacist leader who recently declared that “America, at the end of the day, belongs to white men.” Richard Spencer told Mother Jones that he goes back years with new Trump White... Continue »
A coalition of national advocacy groups have issued letters calling on leading tech giants to refuse to participate in any effort to build Donald Trump’s Muslim registry, reports Colorlines. “This is not about politics,” reads the core of the letters, which were addressed to executives at Google, Microsoft, Facebook,... Continue »
While Local Leaders and Advocacy Efforts Continue to Speak Out for Pro-Immigrant Vision of America, Immigrants Themselves Offering Most Powerful Contrast to Trump Immigration Plans Local leaders and advocacy organizations continue to speak up on behalf of immigrants, offering a strong pro-immigrant vision that contrasts sharply with the stated... Continue »
A coalition of faith, family and community leaders gathered today to deliver a national petition calling on Congressional leaders to reject the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions and other divisive figures in President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet. “Congressional leaders must reject President-elect Trump’s cabinet of bigotry and demand advisors who... Continue »
We see their contributions every day, yet they could soon be targeted by the deportation plans of President-elect Donald Trump. Two new pieces lift up backbreaking work of undocumented immigrant farmworkers, who make up as much as 1.75 million of the 2.5 million farmworker population, according to data from... Continue »
In a new video from the Chronicle of Higher Education, five DACA recipients share their accomplishments, hopes, and fears about the future of the program following the 2016 Presidential election. The Trinity Washington University students have all excelled in their studies following the 2012 implementation of DACA, and have... Continue »
A diverse mix of voices across the country continue to speak out in support of immigrants, and pledge to fight a Trump Administration mass deportation push. Among the new developments include a sign-on letter from technology company employees; continued leadership from city leaders in Houston and New Haven; and a... Continue »
Outgoing United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch called anti-Muslim hate crimes — which have spiked since the launch of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign in June 2015 —  “a stain on our nation’s very soul” during a speech at a Virginia mosque yesterday. “Hate crimes target more than just the... Continue »