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For the entire world, it has become clear that the image that the United States once had, of an idyllic country to which migrants from all parts of the world aspired, regardless of their condition, has become faded, battered. In nearly three years, the rise of a new form of treating “the other” has changed,… Continue »

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They have begun to kill us. That is the conclusion of anyone who has closely followed the chronicle of intimidations specifically targeting immigrants as well as the Hispanic community over the last three years. One does not have to think too hard about the difficult situation the presidential rhetoric has put us in—immigrants or not,… Continue »

President Donald J. Trump made his reelection campaign official in Orlando, Florida using immigrants as his favorite piñata–that is, other than the media. It was no accident that, before his announcement, he indicated that starting next week, ICE will deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants, a declaration designed to appease his base and terorrize the immigrant… Continue »

The recent temper tantrum of President Trump, when he threatened to “close” the southern border if Mexico did not stop the movement of migrants and drugs, was stopped in its tracks not by this leader’s own lack of negotiating prowess, but for a simple and at the same time complex fact that concerns us all: the… Continue »

The “agreement” between the United States and Mexico, which prevented the full force of implementation of incremental tariffs on goods exported by our southern neighbor to this country, is the latest example of how President Donald Trump loves to generate chaos and crisis, and put businesses, countries, legislators, and consumers on the ropes–just to distract… Continue »

By Maribel Hastings and David Torres Last Sunday Donald Trump called Mexico an “abuser” because the country “only takes and never gives.” As the saying goes, “that’s like the pot calling the kettle black.” Because not only have the immigration policies of this president been abusive, above all the separation of families at the border,… Continue »

By Maribel Hastings and David Torres It is common for presidents to be re-elected to a second term if the economy is on their side. In recent history only Republican George H.W. Bush in 1992, Democrat Jimmy Carter in 1980, and Republican Gerald Ford in 1976 have become one-term presidents. Economic factors played an important… Continue »

Although the government of Donald J. Trump assures us that his immigration policies are simply trying to stop undocumented immigration and protect our borders, the reality is that this administration, since the very beginning, has been engaged in an incessant attack on minorities and immigrants motivated more likely by the desire to “whiten” our society.… Continue »

Three siblings in Bridgeton, NJ are struggling to keep their family home after their parents were deported. In late 2017, mother and father Humberta and Oscar Campos were deported to Mexico, after years of living in the United States under supervision orders and attending ICE “check-in” meetings regularly, like so many other immigrants. With the… Continue »

A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Pili Tobar, Directora General de America’s Voice, en relación con la petición de descargo del congresista Curbelo para los Dreamers: “En los ocho meses desde que el presidente Trump eliminó DACA, el liderazgo republicano de la Cámara de Representantes se ha mostrado renuente a aprobar una legislación que provea… Continue »