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ICYMI: Facing Work Disruptions, TPS Holders’ Futures Remain in Flux as Consequences of Trump’s Mass Deportation Policies Take Hold

NYT: Salvadorans, Washington’s Builders, Face Expulsion Under Trump; AP: Advocates Say Salvadorans Encountering U.S. Work Permit Issues The New York Times is bringing into focus the real and traumatizing consequences of President Trump’s immigration policies. As reporters explain, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, like the hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans living in the Washington D.C. … Continue reading »

Trump: Who is Going to Pay for the Wall? European Allies are Going to Pay for the Wall! 

Just the Latest Outrageous Idea of How A “Lawless President Funds His Wall” In response to the public outrage that the Trump administration is raiding $3.6 billion from 127 military construction projects for the sake of a campaign promise, the administration is now proposing that Europe picks up the tab. No, not the Onion. As … Continue reading »

The Human Toll of Trump’s Relentless Cruelty Toward Immigrants

As the Trump administration continues its relentless assault on immigrants and refugees, the human toll mounts. Trump and his administration has turned its back on simple American values like decency, dignity and compassion. With Stephen Miller now seeking to zero-out refugee admissions from their already devastatingly low numbers and with the consequences of the so-called … Continue reading »

As Trump Rages – Devastating Military Preparedness and Disaster Relief Resources – Hurricane Dorian Threatens East Coast

GOP Trying to Weather Trump’s Diversion of Resources as Storm Puts Americans in Harm’s Way Hurricane Dorian poses a real threat to American communities, but according to our President the biggest threat facing America are families and children seeking asylum at our Southern Border. Therefore, President Trump has diverted funds away from FEMA, the Coast … Continue reading »

“Americans’ hearts are with the Dreamers, and our eyes are on the Supreme Court and the Senate” – Douglas Rivlin Reflects on Two Year Anniversary of DACA Termination

Ending DACA Was Another Vile Trump Assault on Immigrants Tomorrow marks the two-year anniversary of President Trump’s announced termination the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The following is a statement from Douglas G. Rivlin, Director of Communication for America’s Voice:  Trump started his relentless assault on immigrants when he launched his candidacy. His … Continue reading »

Recapping August: A Month of All-Encompassing Trump Cruelty Aimed at Immigrants

“All of it came as our fellow Americans in El Paso buried their dead following a terrorist attack inspired by Trump and his allies.” Last Friday, America’s Voice published a detailed overview of the litany of attacks launched by the Trump administration — in August alone — on legal immigration, immigrants, and refugees. Since we … Continue reading »

Trump Administration is Handing Out Death Sentences to Sick Migrants

“Can the Trump administration sink any lower than threatening to deport sick kids?” Last night, Rachel Maddow lifted up the story of Isabel Bueso and the Trump administration’s cruel plan to deport her to her death. This is part of a secretive new policy to end grants of medical deferred action to those who come … Continue reading »

A Month of All-Encompassing Trump Cruelty Aimed at Immigrants

“…this was a month of relentless anti-immigrant and anti-immigration cruelty, even by the standards of  this administration. All of it came as our fellow Americans in El Paso buried their dead…” The month of August began with a devastating act of violence, as a terrorist targeting immigrants and Latinos took the lives of 22 people … Continue reading »

As Hurricane Approaches, Trump Diverts Emergency Funds to Incarcerate Kids and Families

On the eve of Hurricane Dorian’s touchdown in Puerto Rico and potentially Florida, Trump is hellbent on circumventing Congress to endanger more lives, transferring $271 million from FEMA, TSA, and the Coast Guard to accelerate his mass detention and deportation policies and threaten the lives and safety of Americans.  According to Douglas Rivlin, Communications Director … Continue reading »

Three Examples of Real Lives and Families Affected By Trump’s Senseless Cruelty on Immigration

“The administration’s relentless efforts to keep out and kick out immigrants is taking a toll on peoples’ lives” Beyond the abstract policy debate, the Trump administration’s assault on a functional and welcoming immigration system is taking a toll on real lives. “President Trump, Stephen Miller, and allies are dismantling every vestige they can of America’s … Continue reading »