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Ads Target Colorado Sen. Gardner Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Wednesday’s Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin  As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on Wednesday on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator Cory Gardner … Continue reading »

Ads Target Arizona Senator Martha McSally Over #FakeTrumpEmergency & Diverting Funds to Border Wall Ahead of Wednesday’s Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin ARIZONA – As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on Wednesday on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched online ads to hold Senator … Continue reading »

Ads Target Senators Over #FakeTrumpEmergency Diverting Funds From States to Border Wall, Ahead of Wednesday’s Senate Vote

Republicans Senators will be targeted from Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on Wednesday on a measure to revoke President Trump’s national emergency declaration, America’s Voice today launched a series of online ads to hold … Continue reading »

“Kangaroo” Tent Courts the Final Step In a Sham Asylum Process with a Mounting Human Toll

As predicted, Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan and the acting heads of CBP, ICE, and USCIS went to the tent courts in Laredo, TX yesterday and tried to claim that Trump’s policies were successful and that the asylum hearings at these makeshift courtrooms were part of a fair process. With President Trump heading to the … Continue reading »

A Sham Process Designed to Fail and Endanger Lives – The Consequences of the Trump’s “Kangaroo” Tent Courts and “Remain in Mexico” Policies

Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan and the acting heads of CBP, ICE, and USCIS are set to travel today to tent courts along the border in Laredo, TX. We can expect them to claim that the Trump administration’s policies are a success and that the asylum hearings at the tent courts are part of a … Continue reading »

Decision Enabling Trump’s Asylum Crackdown Sends Ominous Message About Direction of Court

Will Justice Roberts Assert Independence or Simply Act as Arm of the Trump Administration’s Assault on Immigration and Human Rights?   The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling which allows the Trump administration’s asylum crackdown to proceed. Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling was … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar on August Border Apprehension Numbers: “No Successes Associated with Trump’s Assault on Human Rights”

Yesterday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection acting commissioner Mark Morgan claimed that the Trump administration’s border and asylum policies were a success, based on the declining number of border apprehensions in August (of note, while the monthly data on total apprehensions show a decline of 22 percentage points compared to July, the figure still represents … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar on Administration’s Unilateral Flores Regulation Changes

“Families and children should be free and in homes with their loved ones, not jailed indefinitely in unsafe and uncertified facilities.” The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, regarding the finalization of the Trump administration’s regulation to allow for more and longer detention of children under weaker standards of … Continue reading »

Once Again, Trump is Trying to Put Dreamers on a Path to Deportation

Trump takes DACA to the Supreme Court in Effort to Drive Immigrant Youth Out of America On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a brief to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that has protected 700,000 Dreamers from deportation and allowed them to work over the last seven years. The … Continue reading »

Trump and Miller Are Fine with Ruining the Lives of Children in Their Effort to Keep Out and Kick Out Immigrants

Fear is the Cornerstone of the Trump/Miller Policy and Electoral Strategy The Trump administration’s immigration radicalism and cruelty is taking a toll on children. Just look at the implications and examples from immigration stories from the past few days: Stephen Miller and allies intent on blocking immigrant children from attending school. As Bloomberg reports in … Continue reading »