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Ahead of AG Sessions Visit, Long Island Community Leaders Stand United — in Favor of Addressing Local Challenges Together, and Against the Visit by the Divisive Sessions

Long Island, NY — On a press call today, local community leaders made it clear that what Long Island needs is for local leaders, elected officials, and law enforcement to come together to address the community’s challenges, not a politically-motivated visit by the divisive Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A Sessions visit is more likely to … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez: Sessions, Trump Want to Make Immigrants “Public Enemies #1”

This morning, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) took to the House floor to highlight the ways in which Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Trump Administration are demonizing and criminalizing immigrants, in order to make them easier to deport. Sessions is already seeking ways to get his Department of Justice more involved with the prosecution of immigrants — … Continue reading »

Sessions’ Letter Threatening Sanctuary Cities is Empty and Misguided Threat

Jeff Sessions has been angling for a greater role in immigration enforcement for his Department of Justice, and last Friday he fired another salvo, threatening nine jurisdictions with decreased federal funding over their “sanctuary city” policies. Sessions sent letters to the state of California; the cities of Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia; and the counties … Continue reading »

The Real Story of Immigration Enforcement in the Trump Era: Ohio Mom Maribel Trujillo-Diaz Set for Deportation

Deporting Mothers and Other Long-Settled Immigrants Is a Stain on Our Nation, Exposes Cruelty of Trump-Sessions-Kelly Mass Deportation Plan Attorney General Jeff Sessions traveled to the southwestern border yesterday to deliver two speeches that, once again,scapegoated immigrants as criminals and used that portrayal to try and justify sweeping new measures aimed at immigrants. Describing the ramped-up … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry Reacts to Jeff Sessions Grandstanding at Border

The following is a quote from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to the appearance and speech of Attorney General Jeff Sessions today at the southwestern border: Attorney General Sessions is grandstanding at the border in an attempt to look tough and scare immigrants. It’s yet another example of the Trump … Continue reading »

After Two Months on the Job, Jeff Sessions Heads to Border to Claim Credit for 20-Year Trend

Today, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will travel to the southwestern border, where he will undoubtedly claim that the Trump Administration deserves credit for the decline in apprehensions at the southern border during March. Don’t believe the hype. Border apprehensions declining for 20 years Recent monthly ups and downs don’t capture the real story. The … Continue reading »

Unsurprising and Disturbing: Jeff Sessions Seeking New Ways for DOJ to Advance Anti-Immigrant Measures

A new Washington Post story by David Nakamura and Matt Zapotosky, “Sessions Seeks Greater Role for Justice in Immigration Enforcement,” highlights how U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking to use the power of the DOJ to advance anti-immigrant measures, implementing an extreme and unpopular mass deportation vision that Sessions has long embraced. Sessions’ DOJ … Continue reading »

ICYMI: David Leopold: “Jeff Sessions is wrong on immigration law, and he knows it”

Following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ statements yesterday decrying sanctuary cities and threatening to defund them, immigration attorney David Leopold published ascathing critique in the Boston Globe of Sessions and his scaremongering tactics used to continue “the Trump administration’s campaign of fear and misinformation about immigrants.” According to Leopold, Sessions is wrong on immigration law, and … Continue reading »

Strong Resistance to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating of Trump and Sessions

If the Trump White House was hoping that Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ anti-immigrant scapegoating and newest threats against so-called “sanctuary cities” would help the Administration turn the page on a rough week and intimidate local leaders and jurisdictions into backing down, they can’t be happy with the reaction and resistance on display. Elected officials, law … Continue reading »

Fresh Off Healthcare Defeat, Trump Administration Turns to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating

The following is a quote from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responding to the appearance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions at today’s White House press briefing, and the administration’s new anti-immigrant scapegoating plan: It’s painfully obvious that the Trump Administration wants to change the subject to anything other than its humiliating … Continue reading »

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