In an deep dive piece for Vox, Alexia Fernández Campbell captures how Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) tore into a top Trump administration official — Kathy Kraninger, Trump’s pick for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — for her role in the family separation scandal. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: When we ask… Continue »

The Trump Administration is every day becoming more brazen in its attack on immigrants, as evidenced by yesterday’s announcement that they are nominating a hate group fellow to be the assistant secretary of state for refugees and migration. Ronald Mortensen is currently a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies — a hate group designated… Continue »

Later this afternoon, the U.S. Senate will vote on cloture on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS Secretary. The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: We urge Senators to oppose Kirstjen Nielsen’s nomination as DHS Secretary. From the first week of his presidency, Trump and his… Continue »

Questions Raised After WH Chief of Staff John Kelly Attempted to Strong Arm Acting DHS Secretary Duke in the DHS Decision on Honduran TPS Tomorrow, members of the Senate committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs are scheduled to vote on the confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen, the Trump Administration’s nominee to lead the Department of… Continue »

Call comes after Chief of Staff John Kelly exposed for attempts to strong arm Acting DHS Secretary and politicize decision whether to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) raises doubts about independence of Kelly’s protege and DHS nominee Kirstjen Nielsen In the wake of news that White House chief of staff pressured Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to revoke Temporary… Continue »

As Lee Francis Cissna testifies this morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his nomination for USCIS Director, Marcelo Rochabrun of ProPublica has an important investigative report that explores Cissna’s role in amplifying anti-immigrant messages and policy as an advisor to Senator Chuck Grassley, and his ties to anti-immigrant organizations and SPLC-labeled hate groups, including… Continue »

One of the first immigration battles of the incoming Trump administration will center on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the young people it benefits. Senate confirmation hearings this week for both Attorney General nominee, Senator Jeff Sessions, and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) nominee, General John Kelly, have… Continue »

Faith leaders, including Rev. William Barber, Rev. Jennifer Butler, and Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block, led a “Moral March Against Trump’s Cabinet of Bigotry” yesterday in Washington, D.C. in the run up to Jeff Sessions’ hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. “Because of our love of neighbor and country, people of faith from across the nation… Continue »

With General John Kelly Trump’s official pick to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), here are three key questions we want him to answer: Will you counsel President Trump to keep the DACA program for Dreamers in place? The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is an unqualified success, helping to drive economic growth,… Continue »

Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III has been one of the loudest and bigoted voices in the Senate — and he’s just been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next Attorney General of the United States. During his time in the Senate, Sessions has scooped up every chance he’s had to trash immigration reform… Continue »