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Pili Tobar

Trump’s Proposal a “One-Sided Fever Dream”

The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, managing director of America’s Voice, regarding President Trump’s non-starter immigration proposal: The President needs to act immediately to reopen the government. Families across the country are suffering because of the President’s temper tantrum over an unnecessary wall. Today’s proposal is neither bold nor new. We’ve seen this … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar Responds to Trump’s Efforts to Shut Down the Government Over Border Wall Funding

The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the White House meeting earlier today between President Trump, Sen. Schumer, and Minority Leader Pelosi: President Trump just made it clear that if the government shuts down, it’s his fault. We couldn’t agree more. Even after the American people rejected … Continue reading »

Warped Priorities: Child Detentions Over Americans’ Safety

Trump Obsession Against Immigrants Threatens Public Safety as Hurricanes Bear Down The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice, regarding Politico’s Ted Hesson scoop that, as hurricane season commenced, the Trump administration drained FEMA’s response-and-recovery fund of $10 million to increase their capacity to separate families and detain children. Watch … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Responds to Judge Sabraw’s Decision Regarding the Administration’s Attempt to Turn its Back on the 472 Kids That Remain Separated

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw strongly condemned the Trump administration’s attempt to shirk its own culpability and responsibility in the ongoing family separation scandal as well as its ludicrous attempt to make the ACLU responsible for the reunification of children with parents who have already been deported. Judge Sabraw said, “The reality is … Continue reading »

Secretary Nielsen Must Resign for State-Sanctioned Child Abuse and Congress Must Do Its Job to Ensure this Never Happens Again

As a result of the cruelty and incompetence that embodies the ongoing family separation crisis: DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen should resign. Under her watch, DHS performed state-sanctioned kidnapping, ripping children away from their parents arms and exposing them to inhumane living conditions and child abuse. After launching complete chaos, Nielsen abdicated all qualities of leadership … Continue reading »