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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »