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Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, Washington, San Francisco Sue Donald Trump Over Muslim Ban

Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Washington are among the first states to sue Donald Trump over his unconstitutional ban targeting Muslims and refugees. San Francisco also joined in the legal resistance against Trump, becoming the first city in the nation to sue over the executive order. “Over the past three days, my office has closely reviewed the language of the … Continue reading »

Detention Of Five-Year-Old Boy, Reportedly A US Citizen, Among Disturbing Stories Emerging From Trump’s Muslim Ban

More and more disturbing reports are emerging about some of the individuals and families detained or deported under Donald Trump’s unconstitutional ban targeting Muslims and refugees. Trump has been aided in his efforts by rogue Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents. According to reports, these agents have essentially become a Deportation Force for Trump, after ignoring a New York judge’s order to … Continue reading »

“Muslim Ban Betrays Our Values”, Say Congressional Democrats In Press Conference From SCOTUS Steps

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and leading Congressional Democrats held a press conference last night on the steps of the US Supreme Court to speak in opposition to Donald Trump’s executive orders targeting immigrants, Muslims, and refugees. The Congressional Democrats were joined by two refugees affected by the executive orders, including one tearful … Continue reading »

Two Chilling Takeaways from Week One of the Trump Presidency

One week into the Trump presidency makes clear two chilling takeaways. “First, the real power in the Trump administration lies with officials bearing extreme nativist world views and ties to the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements,” said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund.   “And second, Trump and his nativist allies fully intend to … Continue reading »

Chaos Reigns Supreme In Donald Trump’s White House

Donald Trump branded himself as the “law and order” candidate during the election, but his Presidency has so far been anything but. Just 12 days into his term, chaos reigns supreme in the Trump administration, following public outcry and legal challenges to his unconstitutional immigration orders, the firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates, the virtual … Continue reading »

From Boise To New York City, Thousands Stand In Solidarity With Muslims And Refugees

Over the past weekend, tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered at airports and state capitals across the nation to decry Donald Trump’s Deportation Force and unconstitutional executive actions targeting Muslims and refugees. The demonstrations, which have been ongoing since last Friday, have been unfolding like wildfire in blue and red states alike. While some demonstrations targeted major … Continue reading »

America, This Is What a Deportation Force Looks Like

Our President Should Give us Confidence, Not Create Chaos The scope of President Trump’s radical executive orders issued last week are staggering. One week into his presidency, and Trump already has created a Deportation Force and a blueprint for mass deportation, and implemented a cruel, unconstitutional, and reckless Muslim and refugee ban that is sowing chaos across … Continue reading »

Leading Voices From Business, Entertainment Worlds Slam Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

A flood of pro-immigrant, pro-refugee, pro-Muslim voices from the business, financial, and entertainment worlds have joined demonstrators on the ground to condemn the Donald Trump Administration’s unconstitutional executive orders, which have resulted in chaos at airports across the US and abroad. Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky: Open doors brings all of US together. Closing doors further divides … Continue reading »

Trump Refugee and Muslim Ban Hits Home in NE Ohio

Refugees, Cleveland Clinic Doctor Banished from Lives in Cleveland In a late Friday executive order, President Trump issued a travel ban on all refugees selected to be resettled in the United States, as well as immigrants and other visa-holders from certain Muslim-majority nations. The discriminatory policy was implemented immediately, nationwide, without guidance to agents charged with carrying … Continue reading »

David Leopold Explains The Court Order Blocking Parts Of Trump’s Muslim Ban

Late on Saturday night, a federal judge ordered a stay of deportation for immigrants and refugees already issued a valid visa. The move blocked portions of Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning Muslims. David Leopold, past president and past general counsel of the Washington, D.C.-based American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) explains the stay and how it … Continue reading »