“Trump is simply inflicting cruelty on children because he wants to and because nobody is stopping him.”   It now seems almost inevitable that the Trump administration will restart family separations by the end of this week. The administration is gearing up to force parents stuck in family detention facilities to make an impossible choice:… Continue »

“We should be proud of a nation that will find the racial incitement and divisiveness we will likely see from the President in the coming days and weeks as inconsistent with the nation   Two weeks ago today, the Supreme Court ruled that the President had unlawfully ended the enormously popular DACA program in 2017.… Continue »

Trump, Wolf Set on Trying Again to Deport Dreamers   Stunned by their loss at the Supreme Court on DACA, President Trump and his administration are predictably relying on falsehoods and blame-shifting excuses. President Trump said at his infamous Tulsa rally, “People don’t understand but we actually won on DACA yesterday.” Acting DHS Secretary Chad… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries working on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic in California joined immigration advocates earlier today to discuss their critical role in protecting California communities during this crisis even as the Trump administration is trying to deport them. In the midst of… Continue »

*(Unless, of course, it is about white racial unity) In response to reports that President Trump is considering a speech to the nation on race and unity and that advisor Stephen Miller is drafting the speech, we offer the following reminders why Stephen Miller is singularly unfit to write such an address. Even if it’s… Continue »

During last November’s DACA oral arguments at the Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Roberts expressed disbelief that ending DACA would lead to additional deportations. The oral argument exchange gave the Trump Administration a benefit of the doubt they clearly do not deserve given their overall immigration track record and their subsequent stated comments regarding their… Continue »

Time for Trump and Administration Officials to Work a Full Shift Alongside Frontline Workers In response to the Trump executive order that forces meatpacking plants to stay open despite mounting infections and deaths, Gary Harris, a 20-year worker at the Logansport, Indiana Tyson plant, told The Indianapolis Star: …I think they should bring the president… Continue »

The number of Georgians infected with coronavirus keeps growing each day and we continue to lack adequate testing, equipment and supplies across the state and across the country to fight the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, GOP Senators like David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler continue to defend Trump’s raiding of military projects for border wall construction… Continue »

The number of North Carolinians infected with coronavirus keeps growing each day and we continue to lack adequate testing, equipment and supplies across the state and across the country to fight the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, GOP Senators like Sen. Thom Tillis continue to defend Trump’s raiding of military projects for border wall construction amidst… Continue »

Rafael Bernal at The Hill reports that people across a multitude of immigration statuses including Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders and Dreamers are now faced with the prospect of losing their legal status despite the fact that millions of immigrant workers are on the frontlines working to combat the novel Coronavirus crisis. Douglas Rivlin, Director… Continue »