tom homan
Written by Gladis Garcia and Javier Jimenez Originally published March 30, 2018; last updated March 22, 2024 Tom Homan was the former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the federal immigration agency responsible for arresting and deporting undocumented immigrants, from 2017 to 2018. Since leaving the... Continue »
Una investigación de la Radio Pública Nacional (NPR) sobre una secreta auditoría del Departamento Seguridad Nacional (DHS) detalla los terribles abusos y violaciones de derechos humanos en los centros de detención de migrantes de ICE. La Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles (ACLU) catalogó los hallazgos de “escalofriantes”. Pero para... Continue »
Too often, mainstream media coverage and commentary regarding border and asylum policies rest on the following assumptions: Migration is bad, and more of it is worse;  If Biden unwinds Trump’s sadistic web of cruelty, it will lead to a ”border crisis” because U.S. immigration policies are the primary driver... Continue »
Yesterday, in addition to the powerful decision protecting LGBTQ employees, the Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging California’s so-called sanctuary law by a strong 7-2 margin. The news is a victory for pro-immigrant policymaking and means that California’s landmark California Values Act will keep improving the lives... Continue »
White House Appears to Have Outsourced ‘Advice and Consent’ from Senate to Lou Dobbs President Trump is set to nominate Mark Morgan as head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), following Morgan’s series of pro-Trump and pro-border wall appearances on “Lou Dobbs Tonight.” According to Frank Sharry, Executive... Continue »
Trump has hand picked Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acting director Ronald Vitiello’s to become the permanent director of ICE. His nomination comes after months of Vitiello’s unwavering allegiance to Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda. While Vitiello’s backers are trying to improve the prospects of his nomination by portraying him, as... Continue »
A Is For America podcast
*** * On this week’s episode of our podcast “A is for America”, we spoke with Daniel Nichanian, who is a fellow at the The Justice Collaborative Engagement Project and a writer at The Appeal. He recently wrote a piece about local cooperation with ICE and all the places where ICE... Continue »
In a new piece for Buzzfeed, Hamed Aleaziz spotlights an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memo that unmasks the administration’s cruel and deliberate push to deport as many immigrants as possible. The memo not only encourages attorneys to ignore requests for leniency, but also to reopen any closed cases... Continue »
Rally-goers discuss what's happening with DACA in the courts.
In his latest column  for HuffPost, America’s Voice Communications Manager and DACA-recipient Juan Escalante calls out President Trump for holding a ceremony to celebrate the men and women who have willingly separated thousands of families and for refusing to hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border... Continue »
Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.
Cleveland, OH – The Sandusky Register published a strong editorial today calling for transparency and accountability from our taxpayer-funded border and immigration agencies.  The editorial, “Ice ICE,” states: As more than 100 migrant farm workers arrested during raids by Border Patrol and ICE agents in June continue to be... Continue »