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Donald Trump's recent immigration executive orders unleashed the worst political humanitarian crisis in recent US history. Here's how we're fighting back.

Trump congratulates himself for “solving” the crisis and chaos he himself generated

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 reading »

Trump is throwing rocks at Mexico and people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones

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 reading »

Hypocrisy or the good economy, two poles that will be put to the test in 2020

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 reading »

Trump’s dreams of immigration restrictions are nightmares for migrants

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 reading »

ICYMI: “A family is torn apart: Siblings fight to save their home after their parents are deported.”

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 reading »

Pili Tobar: Republicanos, sean serios si quieren ayudar a los Dreamers

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 reading »

ICYMI: “Voters Reject Two Pro-ICE Sheriffs in North Carolina”

In a must-read blog post, America’s Voice Political Director Matt Hildreth breaks down two failed reelection bids of North Carolina sheriffs who collaborated with Trump’s deportation ICE in deporting undocumented immigrants. Read the full blog post from Matt Hildreth below: Last night, due to the activism and work of advocates on the front lines in North … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar: Republicans, Get Serious About Helping Dreamers

The following is a statement from America’s Voice Managing Director Pili Tobar, regarding Congressman Curbelo’s discharge petition for Dreamers: “In the 8 months since President Trump rescinded DACA, House Republican leadership has been unwilling to move legislation to provide overdue relief for Dreamers, and the House Republicans have, until now, failed to successfully pressure their … Continue reading »

Family Separation Policy Initiated by Sessions and Nielsen Draws Fire

In response to the announcements by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen that their new “zero tolerance” strategy means that infants and toddlers will be separated from their parents, a range of voices –  from editorial boards, to mothers and children staging walkout protests when DHS Secretary Nielsen testified in Congress, to … Continue reading »