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Who Makes These Decisions? ICE Set to Deport Mom and Sole Caregiver of 8-Year-Old Cancer Patient

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 reading »

ICYMI: Plain Dealer Criticizes Deportations to “Perilous Cities”

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 reading »

ICE Public Relations: We’re Focused on “Threats to Public Safety”

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 reading »

Going for Broke: After a Week of Dismal Failures, Trump Administration and Cohorts Try to Change Subject By Lashing Out At Immigrants

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 reading »

National Latino Evangelical Coalition Laments Detention Pastor Noe Carias

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 reading »

Arizona Republic Editorial Board: “Pastor’s Deportation Shows Who We Are Now”

“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 reading »

Connecticut Gov. Malloy: On Deportations, “The American People Are Lied to About What Their Government is Doing”

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 reading »

Five Truths Evident After Heartbreaking Deportation of Jesus Lara

Jesus Lara Lopez, an Ohio taxpayer and father of four U.S. citizen children, was deported yesterday to Mexico following a tearful goodbye with his family. Unfortunately, Jesus’ case is not an isolated one.  The heartbreak that he and his family feel today is the same heartbreak that so many other American families have been dealing with … Continue reading »

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