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 »

“His own manipulation and falsification of intelligence reports makes him a threat in and of himself.”   Today, Acting Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli, known at DHS as the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary, will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government… Continue »

Trump’s Dehumanization of Immigrants “Sets the Tone In Which These Kinds Of Serious Human Rights Abuses Are Allowed To Happen”   For almost four years in office and since the day he announced his campaign, Donald Trump has systematically dehumanized immigrants. He degrades them with his words and persecutes them with his actions. He has… Continue »

Damning new revelations from a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower make it crystal clear that the acting DHS leaders Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli have betrayed the country and their duties. They are responsible for covering up Russian attacks on our democracy and minimizing the white supremacist terrorist threat in America. These two illegally-appointed… Continue »

“When Chad Wolf speaks, watch to see if Ken Cuccinelli’s lips are moving.” After a tricky maneuver to circumvent the rules, which allowed Chad Wolf to be installed as the Acting Secretary of DHS, yesterday it was revealed via an email to DHS staff that Acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli would be appointed Acting Deputy… Continue »

On Wednesday, Acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli testified before Congress about his decision to end deferred action for critically ill children and their families. He admitted it was his decision to end this USCIS policy, reiterated that it was the current Acting Secretary’s decision to reinstate it, and refused to commit to keeping the policy… Continue »

It’s been an incredibly busy week for everyone, immigration advocates included. The Trump Administration is constantly trying to change immigration policy — to the detriment of migrants, immigrants, and their families — and this week was no exception. Below is a recap of immigration and anti-immigrant developments this week. FAIR brings 191 sheriffs to town… Continue »

Originally published June 7, 2019; last updated September 18, 2019 Ken Cuccinelli is a former Virginia attorney general and the current Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). He is an anti-immigrant extremist who is prone to dangerous and disgusting rhetoric immigrants. He once compared immigration to pest control, saying that Washington, D.C.’s… Continue »

Embossed on the Statue of Liberty, “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,” are the founding ideals of America, unless you’re a member of the Trump administration, as we learned yesterday. In an interview with CNN, Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of… Continue »

“Instead of changing course on his failed immigration policy, it’s looking more and more like Team Trump is rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic” – Douglas Rivlin While covering immigration in the Trump administration offers an endless string of news, there’s a consistent theme that runs through all the busy developments: all of what… Continue »