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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »