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Mass Deportations

Enquirer: “Paraplegic 6-year-old’s ‘Daddy’ faces deportation”

Deportation would be “immoral and un-American” Cleveland, OH – Another impending family tragedy in Ohio is just business-as-usual for the Trump Administration’s immigration agency today, as they prepare to deport yet another loving father and caregiver of a disabled American child.  The six year-old boy, who became paraplegic last year after a car accident, is … Continue reading »

A Year of Trump on Immigration: The Radical Vision, Cruel Implementation, and Nationwide Resistance of the Past Year

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best . . . They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.” – Donald Trump, during speech announcing presidential campaign in June 2015 “You think the country is giving us their best people? No . . . They give us their … Continue reading »

The Faces of Deportation in 2017

More than 41,000 people – our family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues – have been targets of increased immigration enforcement by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In 2017, deportation arrests increased 37.6 percent over the same period in 2016. In his first year, Trump has overhauled immigration enforcement and opened the gate for roundups … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “After ICE deports her parents Des Moines school chief takes in student”

Ahart Family’s Act of Compassion Demonstrates Spirit of the Season A heartwarming story out of Des Moines, Iowa shows how one family has decided to make a difference in the life of a young girl whose parents were recently deported. As the Des Moines Register highlights in a new video and article, school Superintendent Thomas Ahart and his wife, … Continue reading »

Crises for Dreamers in PA and NY Prove Action on Dream Act Desperately Needed Now

There is no crisis…There’s no emergency. The president has given us to March to address it,” according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). His co-conspirator Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) echoed the falsity: ““The deadline is March, as far as I understand it.” Clearly, McConnell and Ryan are no experts on DACA. For that, let’s go … Continue reading »

Pennsylvania Dreamer Detained – Why Congress Needs to Act Urgently

New Vox Exclusive Tells How DACA Renewal Applicant Was Detained After USPS Mistake Led to Loss of Status Writing in Vox, Dara Lind breaks the news that, “A former DACA recipient who was waiting to reapply for deportation protections, after his initial application was rejected due to postal service delays, is currently in the custody … Continue reading »

Ohio Dreamer Deported to “Lawless Nuevo Laredo,” Children Left Behind

The Stakes Could Not Be Higher, Congress Must Pass Dream Act This Year Senator Sherrod Brown: “Time to pass common sense solution” Cleveland OH – Last night, The Cleveland Plain Dealer broke the news: “Fabiola Hernandez’ worst fears came to pass Tuesday night when she was taken from her cell in the Geauga County Jail, brought to Toledo and sent … Continue reading »

Trump’s America: “‘Open Season’ on Immigrants as Discretion Fades”

As new examples in Ohio and Texas demonstrate, and as we have seen throughout the year and throughout the country, the Trump administration has done away with discretion and common sense deportation priorities. Said Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Instead of focusing on public safety threats, they are going after anyone and everyone they can find, regardless … Continue reading »

This is What Mass Deportation Looks Like

Haitian TPS Termination the Latest in Long Line of Administration Decisions Aimed at Kicking Out and Keeping Out Immigrants and Refugees Yesterday’s decision by the Trump Administration to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 50,000 Haitians in the U.S. is a cruel, heartless and stupid decision. When viewed through a wider lens, the Haitian TPS … Continue reading »

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