DACA is on the ballot in November Shorter Trump: I Love Dreamers So Much I’m Trying to Deport Them DACA is on the ballot in November The Liar-in-Chief tackled last night’s question from a pro-DACA questioner with his usual bluster, obfuscation and mendacity. He said, “we’re gonna take care of DACA.” In fact, Trump has… Continue »

“At a bare minimum, let’s hold those who commit wicked deeds in our names and with our tax dollars accountable in the 2020 election”   Stunning. During the Senate Judiciary Hearings, Amy Coney Barrett refused to denounce Trump’s family separation policy that has ripped more than 5,500 children away from their families, some never to… Continue »

Watch the new video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lypZsUJ_cKc&feature=youtu.be  A new video released today by America’s Voice highlights how America relies on immigrants. The video, narrated by former Trump undocumented worker Sandra Diaz, notes how the President’s hypocritical history of employing and exploiting undocumented workers “reveals the truth”: “America relies on immigrants like us. We put food on… Continue »

David Dayen on how Trump’s immigration radicalism has backfired   A must-read analysis by David Dayen in The American Prospect explores why “Trump Isn’t Talking as Much About Immigrants This Year.” Dayen captures that Trump’s immigration record is unpopular, how his attempt to run on immigration in 2018 “led to an historic defeat,” and concludes… Continue »

 What started as a few hateful dots on a map has spread like a virus The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news and implications of the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: From the moment he descended the escalator in Trump Tower and slandered Mexicans,… Continue »

DHS might as well declare itself a Trump Super PAC    An Associated Press story from Ben Fox and Elliot Spagat, “Trump administration turns to immigration as vote nears,” details how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is acting to advance the electoral prospects of Donald Trump. DHS’s illegally appointed acting leaders, Chad Wolf and… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Our nation will not heal from the moral depravity of Trumpism unless and until we face up to what we as a nation have done.”   A horrifying New York Times report on draft findings from the Inspector General of the Department of Justice reveals that DOJ leaders were “a driving force” in… Continue »

NOTE: Of course the news of President Trump, Melania Trump and Hope Hicks testing positive for COVID-19 is the big story right now. But immigration developments never seem to stop. We summarize them and their political implications below.  Key Immigration Politics Stories Trump reaches for political comfort food: Trump has returned to his go-to strategy… Continue »

Slash refugee resettlement program to shreds   Last night the Trump administration announced the lowest target for refugees to be resettled in America since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980. In response, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, had this to say: Rescuing and resettling refugees is foundational to the American experiment.… Continue »

As we highlighted yesterday, when Trump and his GOP enablers get scared of losing, they reach for their political comfort food: they appeal to racism, traffic in xenophobia, and recklessly signal to White supremacists that violence in the service of aiding Trump might be necessary. We predict it will backfire politically. As the examples below… Continue »