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ICYMI: Alan Gomez: “Judge may force Trump administration to reunite thousands more separated families”

Yesterday, after explosive reports that the administration is still quietly and needlessly separating families, the American Civil Liberties Union headed back to court to argue for the reunification of all the separated families. Judge Dana Sabraw seemed inclined to agree, stating, “It’s important to recognize that we’re talking about human beings…Every person needs to be … Continue reading »

“The emergency declaration is a powerful symbol of President Trump’s incredible weakness.” – Frank Sharry

As President Trump signed his declaration of a national emergency, before leaving Washington for a weekend of golf, he took unprecedented action to circumvent the will of Congress in order to make a point to his base that he is doing everything he can to build the wall his presidency is fixated on. The following … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry: “It’s an Attack on our Democracy by an Autocrat”

Heaven Forbid If We Have a Real National Emergency The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding reports that President Trump intends to declare a national emergency to seek funds for his border wall: Just because the the President didn’t get what he wanted — a stupid wall to … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry on DHS Funding Bill: “We can and must do more to ensure that the days of giving ICE blank checks comes to an end, and to reverse the runaway train of unaccountable detention funding.”

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice reacting to the proposed DHS funding deal and implications: Democrats must do more to rein in the runaway train of DHS funding and the rogue behavior of ICE and CBP.  For too long, ICE and the Border Patrol have operated with impunity … Continue reading »

Trump Lies, Republicans Coddle Him and Most Americans Are Turning on Him and Tuning Him Out

From El Paso to Bedminster to Congressional Negotiations, Trump Would Rather Spew Lies than Speak the Truth As President Trump heads to El Paso for a MAGA rally to energize flagging support for his border wall, the reality for the President and the Republican Party is clear: the more Trump talks about his wall and … Continue reading »

WaPo Exposé on Trump’s Undocumented Workers: “They treated us like slaves”

WaPo Exposé: “From Costa Rica to New Jersey, a pipeline of illegal workers for Trump goes back years” In a stunning exposé for the Washington Post, Joshua Partlow, Nick Miroff, and David Fahrenthold tell the story of a network of dozens of undocumented workers from Costa Rica who came to work at the Trump National … Continue reading »

Time for the Authorities to Investigate the Trump Organization’s Criminal Abuse of Workers

Trump and family hire, abuse, rely on, and — when exposed — discard undocumented workers Eric Trump in a Tweet and Sarah Saunders in a non-answer from the White House Briefing Room podium on Monday sought to dismiss the extensive press coverage of the undocumented immigrant employees who were recently fired from Trump’s properties in … Continue reading »

Xenophobia Backfires Again. Will Trump and the GOP Ever Learn?

President Trump and Republicans made the 2018 midterm elections a referendum on immigration, and lost badly. They thought that stoking fear and hysteria about a migrant caravan would turn the tide. It didn’t. Xenophobia backfired. Democrats won the popular vote by the largest midterm margin in history, flipping 40 House seats, limiting Senate losses, and … Continue reading »

ICYMI: WaPo: “Donald Trump’s demand for a border wall shut down the government. At the same time, his company was firing undocumented workers.”

This afternoon, Joshua Partlow and David Fahrenthold at the Washington Post revealed that, in addition to recruiting, providing false documents for, hiring, employing, and exploiting undocumented workers at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, a similar pattern and practice of unlawful behavior has taken place at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester. Watch the video interview … Continue reading »

Isolated, Defeated and Desperate, Trump Flies the White Flag

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Isolated, defeated and desperate, President Trump flew the white flag today. He has finally relented, agreeing to reopen the government he closed and to stop the suffering he caused. Trump took nearly a million government workers hostage, threatened the health and safety … Continue reading »