Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is at it again and in the news for incredibly racist remarks, this time saying that non-white Americans are all basically “someone else’s babies”. We in the immigration reform movement are well acquainted with Steve King and his antics, so here are some quick links on... Continuar »
Stephen Miller, the former Jeff Sessions staffer and current Trump policy advisor who was the lead author of the immigration and Muslim/refugee ban executive orders, made the rounds on Sunday talk shows yesterday. His appearances were widely-panned, The Washington Post assigned “bushels of Pinocchios” for Miller’s falsehoods, and it was painfully clear that Miller... Continuar »
As the Senate gears up to vote later today on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States, Senators should be fully aware that Sessions’ longstanding worldview and policy agenda is cohesive and fundamentally hostile to immigration and the changing demographics of America... Continuar »
As Senator Jeff Sessions’ nomination moves closer to a Senate vote, vote counters are predicting that he will likely be confirmed. But the prospect of installing Jeff Sessions as the highest law enforcement officer in America is a frightening prospect for anyone who cares about civil rights. According to Lynn Tramonte,... Continuar »
LA Times Analysis of Trump Immigration EO Finds Nearly Entire Undocumented Population At Risk of Deportation An important new Los Angeles Times analysis of President Trump’s immigration executive orders echoes our assessment: despite claims that Trump plans to just build a wall and focus on “criminals,” the details in the immigration executive orders... Continuar »
A recording of today’s call is available here. In the past week, Trump signed three immigration-related executive orders that aim to fundamentally change the open character of our nation, contrary to the values on which this country was founded. Today, legal experts and immigration and refugee advocates discussed the status... Continuar »
As we’ve noted, the real power in the Trump administration lies with officials bearing extreme nativist world views, including ties to the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements. As conservative columnist David Brooks characterized: “he Trump administration is not a Republican administration; it is an ethnic nationalist administration.” Every day seems to... Continuar »
More and more disturbing reports are emerging about some of the individuals and families detained or deported under Donald Trump’s unconstitutional ban targeting Muslims and refugees. Trump has been aided in his efforts by rogue Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents. According to reports, these agents have essentially become a Deportation Force for Trump, after ignoring... Continuar »
One week into the Trump presidency makes clear two chilling takeaways. “First, the real power in the Trump administration lies with officials bearing extreme nativist world views and ties to the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements,” said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund.   “And second, Trump and... Continuar »
Donald Trump branded himself as the “law and order” candidate during the election, but his Presidency has so far been anything but. Just 12 days into his term, chaos reigns supreme in the Trump administration, following public outcry and legal challenges to his unconstitutional immigration orders, the firing of acting... Continuar »