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Just Days After Thanksgiving, Ohio Mother of U.S. Citizen with Down Syndrome Scheduled for Deportation

Englewood, OH – For the past 21 years, Fatiha Elgharib has built a life for herself and her family in Ohio, raising four children – including a DACA-recipient and a 15-year old U.S. citizen with Down Syndrome.  Now, on November 27, just four days after Thanksgiving, the Trump administration is cruelly insisting on deporting her. Fathia’s … Continue reading »

Paging Rep. Will Hurd: Felipe Abonza-Lopez and Other Dreamers Need You This Year

The case of Felipe Abonza-Lopez is just the latest outrageous reminder that the same Trump Administration that ended DACA is now actively targeting Dreamers who still have DACA. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: “Unless Congress steps up and delivers a solution for Dreamers this year, examples like Felipe’s will only, unfortunately, multiply.” Felipe, a … Continue reading »

Outrage: Texas Dreamer with Active DACA Status in Detention for a Month

Felipe Abonza-Lopez the latest example of how Trump Administration is targeting young immigrants despite assurances from Trump; latest reminder why Congress must pass Dream Act this year In the latest outrageous example of the Trump Administration targetingDACA recipients and other young immigrants, HuffPost’s Elise Foley highlights that 20-year old Felipe Abonza-Lopez has been unjustly held in a Texas … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Noticias Telemundo Highlights Elyria Man’s Deportation in “Drama of a Family Broken In Two”

Wife Seleste: “I feel like my country turned its back on my family” Elyria, OH – Last night, the national Noticias Telemundo program aired an update on the Pedro Hernandez family, divided by a border after Pedro’s cruel deportation in September. It is a searing piece, highlighting how American citizens are being affected by Trump’s relentless deportation policy and demonstrating the excruciating … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Under Trump, fighting for disability rights means fighting for immigration rights”

As we’ve highlighted, the Department of Homeland Security’s inhumane treatment of Rosa Maria Hernandez, the 10-year old undocumented child with cerebral palsy currently in detention, is not an isolated event. In a must-read piece for the Washington Post, journalist and academic David Perry continues to ring the alarm bell about Rosa Maria and others who have been treated … Continue reading »

The Cruelty of Trump’s DHS Towards 10-Year Old Rosa Maria Hernandez Is Not an Isolated Incident

CBP and ICE Seeking Billions of Dollars in New Taxpayer Money to Put Existing Deportation Efforts into Overdrive The arrest and detention of the 10-year old Rosa Maria Hernandez in Texas last week has sparked national outrage, but unfortunately it’s not the only example of inhumanity on display by Trump’s deportation force. As the Washington Post explained in … Continue reading »

ICE Reneges on Alleged Promise to Let Immigrant Father Stay, and Other Deportation Stories from this Week

In Portland, ICE is starting to send text messages to immigrants they’re targeting, a new development which poses at least two challenges for immigrants and advocates. One, ICE has been manipulating immigrants into divulging their native country and immigration status, which — unbeknown to them — can become evidence in a deportation hearing. And two, … Continue reading »

Trump Administration Displays Callousness Toward Immigrants in Abortion, Deportations Stories

The inhumanity of Trump’s deportation machine has been on display this week in three cases where the federal government has shown a callous indifference to immigrants’ lives, whether they are 17-year-old minors or parents who have lived in the US for decades and have deep ties. 17-year-old asylum seeker is being denied access to abortion … Continue reading »

As Trump Administration Seeks to Rev Up Deportation Machinery, Congress Needs to Provide Accountability, Not More Funding

As Administration Continues to Push False Public Safety Narrative, Arrests of Non-Criminals Skyrocket; DOJ Erodes Immigration Judges’ Independence; and DHS Threatens to Expand Immigration Jails and Workplace Raids – Showing Complete Politicization of Federal Immigration Policy The Trump Administration’s mass deportation policy has been on display over the past nine months, with cruel and un-American consequences. In … Continue reading »

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