mass deportations

Trump Administration Aims to Drive Millions of Settled Immigrants Out of the Country Yesterday, California Senator Dianne Feinstein, a centrist on immigration, called the Trump Administration’s approach to immigration enforcement “cruel and arbitrary.” Meanwhile, numerous press reports are focusing on the fact that the overall numbers of deportations under President Trump have declined compared to the first… Continue »

mass deportations

This is What Inhumanity Looks Like When it Infects a Bureaucracy Throughout the country, we are seeing evidence of how the Trump Administration and ICE are engaged in a sweeping and indiscriminate effort to ramp up deportations.  However, the sheer cruelty of the deportations being enacted in our name and with our taxpayer dollars remains… Continue »

american veterans are being deported. so are other american heroes.

At Buzzfeed today from John Stanton is a heartbreaking look at what happens after long-time US residents are deported to Mexico, how the Mexican government receives them, and how they must struggle to adjust to a country many of them have not seen in decades. As the article mentions, immigrant detentions are up in the US by 38%… Continue »

When Will ICE Director Rebecca Adducci Be Held Accountable For Her Dangerous Decisions? Cleveland, OH – An editorial in today’s Cleveland Plain Dealer criticizes the deportation of long-term Ohio residents back to areas of the world where they are being kidnapped and extorted. This happened recently to Francisco Narciso and another Painesville man, who were deported to Nuevo Laredo despite… Continue »

ICE Reality: We’re Focused on Soccer Stars, Moms and Dads Yesterday, ICE spokesperson Khaalid Walls told USA Today that “ICE continues to focus on people ‘who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security’” in its immigration enforcement efforts.  This followed a dark and deranged speech from President Trump last week, where he tried to claim… Continue »

mass deportations

In our name and with our tax dollars This week brings more troubling examples of long-settled immigrants the Trump Administration is targeting and deporting in our name. While they talk about MS-13, the DHS is mostly going after people with deep ties and no criminal records. Below, we highlight just a few of many heartbreaking… Continue »

The Trump Administration and its hardline anti-immigrant allies are taking their assault against immigrants to disturbing new heights. As we noted yesterday, we are in dangerous times, as a presidency under siege is lashing out against immigrants with new venom. From new details of the Administration’s immigration enforcement agenda to the renewed push to end DACA… Continue »

mass deportations

Los Angeles, California — The National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) supports the Assemblies of God Hispanic Superintendents call to reconsider the detention and deportation of Pastor Noe Carias, an Assemblies of God pastor in California. Yesterday, Pastor Carias was detained and his stay of removal, which has been in effect for several years, has now… Continue »

“We live in an ugly new America when a role model like Guatemalan pastor Antonio Velasquez would be deported, just to show we can.” Phoenix, AZ – In a powerful editorial published today, The Arizona Republic turns a critical eye to the Trump Administration’s policy of mass deportation, where even individuals who have lived here for decades, working hard… Continue »

Earlier this week, we wrote about Nury, a Connecticut mother of four who faced deportation this week after living in the US for more than two decades. After Nury was unable to win a stay of deportation, she took sanctuary in a New Haven church, where her state’s Governor Dan Malloy visited her last night.… Continue »