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When Congress Gives A Little, Trump Steals Double For His Border Wall

In the President’s first campaign, his (now convicted) aide Roger Stone wanted him to remember to attack immigrants in his stump speeches so the “build the wall” chant was born as a memory device for the neophyte and forgetful candidate. Since then, “Mr. Trump’s central campaign promise as a presidential candidate” (according to the Wall … Continue reading »

Jared Kushner’s 2020 Resolutions: Raid Billions More from Military Funding and Seize Private Land to Build Stupid Border Wall

A Washington Post story –  “Trump administration plans to announce 100-mile mark on border wall construction” – highlights how team Trump is crowing about conservative courts giving a green light to their border wall obsession.  But Trump triumphalism aside, the Post story also included a disturbing detail that jumped out at us – the news … Continue reading »

American Citizens Beware: If You Are Returning Home from Abroad, The Trump Administration May Just Detain You

Reports: Americans Singled out by CBP for Illegal Detention at Border At points of entry in Washington state and possibly in other parts of the country, U.S. citizens who are of Iranian descent are being unlawfully detained by the Trump administration’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP).  While a Sunday afternoon tweet from CBP attempted a … Continue reading »

ICE Negligence Regarding Medical Care is Killing People

“There must be oversight and accountability for a department that is mercilessly killing immigrants in its own facilities and actively blocking medical care” Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have once again proven  that inside the walls of detention centers, their capacity for cruelty and inhumanity knows no bounds.  BuzzFeed recently obtained a Department of … Continue reading »

BuzzFeed: Trump Administration Sending Multiple People Back to Mexico AFTER Being Granted Asylum

Hamed Aleaziz of BuzzFeed shines a light on the continued  human rights atrocity happening on our border, exacerbated by the new finding that, “US Border Officials Are Issuing Fake Court Notices To Keep Out Immigrants Who Have Won Asylum.” Hamed details that “at least four people have been sent back to Mexico after being granted … Continue reading »

GOP’s Predictable Xenophobia Playbook Again Fails in Louisiana Gubernatorial Run-off Election

So Much for Those Trump’s Coattails… Republicans keep relying on racial incitement and xenophobia in races across the country, but in election after election, the strategy is failing. The latest example comes from the gubernatorial runoff election in Louisiana, won by Democrat John Bel Edwards over Republican Eddie Rispone, a Trump clone whose campaign featured … Continue reading »

ICYMI: SPLC Hatewatch Report: “Stephen Miller’s Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails”

Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center released the first installment of a devastating report on Stephen Miller, the top immigration adviser to Donald Trump. The report reveals hundreds of emails, leaked by a former Breitbart editor, that show Miller promoting white nationalist ideas about race and immigration. Miller promoted the work of white nationalist and … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Opposes the Confirmation of Chad Wolf, Trump’s Pick as Next Acting DHS Secretary

“Being a key link in the decision-making process that lead to the disaster of family separation ought to be grounds for dismissal — perhaps even indictment — but certainly not promotion.” Chad Wolf, as Chief of Staff to then-Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, played an instrumental role in advocating for and implementing family separation policy known as … Continue reading »

Fact Checking Trump’s 2020 Ad Immigration Lie

The Trump re-election campaign aired a new television ad last night that included the claim that Trump has “cut illegal immigration in half.” You’ll be shocked to know the assertion is a flat-out lie.  The ad fine print attributes that claim to a Fox News interview on September 10, 2019 – apparently a reference to … Continue reading »

Previously Unreported 1,250 Children Traumatized By Family Separations Offer Reminder Why Fortune Should Rescind Summit Invitation to Kirstjen Nielsen

The scale of the Trump administration’s unconscionable family separation policy continues to widen. As Courthouse News reports, “the federal government likely separated an additional 1,250 immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border before formally announcing its ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy, a Health and Human Services official told a federal judge Friday.”  By our … Continue reading »