Local leaders from nearly 30 states have now affirmed or are reaffirming commitments to help protect their undocumented immigrant neighbors from Donald Trump’s destructive deportation proposals. Mayors, police chiefs, faith leaders, and the heads of large universities and private institutions are pledging to defend immigrant residents of their communities... Continue »
UPDATED 2/1/2017. Local leaders from 30 states and Washington, DC have now affirmed or are reaffirming commitments to help protect immigrant residents of their communities from Donald Trump’s destructive deportation proposals. Among the leaders from the states are mayors, police chiefs, faith leaders, the heads of large universities and private... Continue »
Last night, nearly 1,000 Columbus residents of diverse backgrounds called for unity among all Ohioans and rejected the politics of division and hate exemplified by the President-Elect’s rhetoric and policies.   The Columbus United March for Justice was organized by a number of community members and leaders who believe... Continue »
Hate crimes have surged in the ten days following the election of President-elect Donald Trump, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The group, which tracks hate activity from white supremacists and other extremists across the nation, released a new report documenting nearly 900 reported... Continue »
Washington, DC – In the face of Donald Trump’s pledge to end the DACA program for DREAMers and ramp up deportations of undocumented immigrants, leaders from cities and college campuses across the country are speaking up. They are defending the contributions and futures of immigrants and pledging to resist... Continue »
Columbia University is now among the universities and colleges pledging to adopt measures that would protect undocumented students during Donald Trump’s Presidency. From The Hill: Provost John Coatsworth said in an email sent to students and teachers Monday that the university would not let immigration officials onto its campus... Continue »
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemned the pro-Donald Trump gathering of neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Washington D.C. over this past weekend. Film of the event, organized by the white supremacist group National Policy Institute, featured group leader Richard Spencer reciting Nazi propaganda in its original German, as... Continue »
In the face of Donald Trump’s pledge to end the DACA program on day one of his presidency, DREAMers have been speaking out to highlight how DACA has transformed their lives, futures, and communities. Yesterday we highlighted an array of DREAMers’ powerful testimonials about DACA, pulled from a range of national... Continue »
The following statement is a reaction from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, regarding the recent meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach:  “Kris Kobach dedicated the last decade and a half to dreaming up ways to make life miserable for immigrants, while basking... Continue »
Donald Trump’s victory has left undocumented immigrants facing a great deal of uncertainty, and many of their allies are wondering what exactly they can do to help. One important suggestion comes from DACA recipient Juan Escalante, who writes “you should also consider donating to your local, state, or national pro-migrant... Continue »