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ICYMI: “What ‘Border Wars’ Book Reveals About Trump, Miller And Immigration”

In Forbes column on new “Border Wars” book by NY Times reporters, Stuart Anderson highlights how Stephen Miller drives immigration policy  A new column in Forbes by Stuart Anderson assessing the new book “Border Wars,” by New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear, highlights the role Stephen Miller plays in advancing … Continue reading »

As Trump Betrays Our Values and the Constitution, Federal Courts Stand Up for Both. Will the Supreme Court?

Courts deal multiple blows to Trump’s ‘policy of exclusion in search of a justification. As Trump’s unilateralism and nativism go into overdrive, a series of court rulings offer a reminder why the judicial branch is an essential backstop for a different vision of the country. Since last Friday, five federal courts have ruled against the … Continue reading »

Another Unprecedented Use of Presidential Power to Get Around Congress on Immigration

Trump Bars Immigrants Without Health Insurance Using Same Authority Used in Travel Ban Late on Friday night, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation that bars family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and employees of U.S. companies from coming to the United States with a green card unless they obtain health insurance within … Continue reading »

Trump’s Executive Order Set to “Sabotage” Both Immigration and Healthcare Systems and Could Bar 2/3 Future Legal Immigrants

Leading experts and observers are highlighting the sweeping nature and far-reaching dangers of Trump’s Friday night executive order seeking to bar from the U.S. legal immigrants who cannot prove they have health insurance. Yesterday, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) estimated that the new proclamation could potentially exclude 2/3 of future immigrants, while a must-read piece … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Columnist Catherine Rampell: “We’re in the midst of Trump’s War on Children”

In a must-read syndicated column entitled, “We’re in the midst of Trump’s War on Children,” the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell draws attention to the Trump administration’s relentless cruelty and the policies that are having harmful effects on children across the U.S. Rampell cites the latest OIG report, detailing the trauma and emotional pain inflicted on … Continue reading »

Pediatricians: Trump Administration is “Anti-Child”

In the wake of the horrendous DHS Inspector General report of the intense trauma experienced by migrant children, a powerful op-ed authored by three pediatricians for the Boston Globe highlights how the Trump administration’s policies and rhetoric directly threaten the health and well-being of children. They demand the administration stop inflicting trauma on children in … Continue reading »

The Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Citizenship

The following is a statement from Ur Jaddou, Director of DHS Watch, regarding the Trump administration’s new citizenship policy:  The Trump administration just issued a new policy that will make it harder for some children of U.S. citizens born abroad to obtain citizenship, including those serving our country through the military or other government service.   … Continue reading »

A Month of All-Encompassing Trump Cruelty Aimed at Immigrants

“…this was a month of relentless anti-immigrant and anti-immigration cruelty, even by the standards of  this administration. All of it came as our fellow Americans in El Paso buried their dead…” The month of August began with a devastating act of violence, as a terrorist targeting immigrants and Latinos took the lives of 22 people … Continue reading »

Hispanics in the face of a maelstrom of hate

They have begun to kill us. That is the conclusion of anyone who has closely followed the chronicle of intimidations specifically targeting immigrants as well as the Hispanic community over the last three years. One does not have to think too hard about the difficult situation the presidential rhetoric has put us in—immigrants or not, … Continue reading »

Stephen Miller Controls Immigration Policy, 2020 Reelection Strategy, and Trump

“Miller is the captain of this ship. The question is whether the vessel for his sadistic cruelty — Trump and the GOP — can survive the voyage” – Frank Sharry Two front-pagers from the Washington Post and New York Times put the spotlight on Stephen Miller this weekend, revealing what we basically already understood: Miller … Continue reading »