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The Real “Big Fat Con Job” Is Perpetuated From the Oval Office: Trump Anti-Asylum Policies Are Political and Will Only Make Matters Worse

Nick Miroff’s story in the Washington Post, “U.S. asylum screeners to take more confrontational approach as Trump aims to turn more migrants away at the border” drives home the fact that Stephen Miller and fellow Trump administration hardliners are charging ahead with deterrence-only policies that are doomed to make the current humanitarian and refugee crisis … Continue reading »

Why a Reconstituted Family Separation Policy Remains Very Much on the Table for Trump Administration

As DHS’s McAleenan Denies Literal Reinstitution of Family Separation v1.0, Trump Administration Planning for Reconstituted v2.0 as Part of Unconscionable “Sophie’s Choice” Acting DHS Chief Kevin McAleenan yesterday told NBC News that “family separation is not on the table … we’re not pursuing that approach” while noting that “a better system, as I’ve said many … Continue reading »

Miller and Trump Target Immigration and Visas for African Countries with New Visa Overstay Memorandum

“This is Stephen Miller’s way of operationalizing his immigration strategy to ‘make America White again.’ – Douglas Rivlin Yesterday, in a story about White House advisor Stephen Miller taking personal interest in certain deportation cases, Politico quoted an unnamed White House former staffer saying, “It’s not an overstatement to say Stephen Miller wakes up every … Continue reading »

Trump’s Undocumented Housekeeper to Stephen Miller: ‘We Make Your Bed’

Yesterday, Politico published a profile on Stephen Miller detailing his alarmingly personal vendetta against immigrants. We already knew that he’s the whatever-the-opposite-of-mastermind-is behind the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant policies, but apparently he also gets personally involved in deportation cases, and once spent downtime in Paris trying to make sure a deportation order would be carried out. … Continue reading »

Stephen Miller is Trump’s Biggest Loser

A president who loves winning bigly is letting a consistent loser run the White House Originally published January 31, 2019; updated April 18, 2019 White House senior adviser and resident white nationalist, Stephen Miller has been a disaster on top of the Trump Administration’s ongoing disasters. A rare exception, Miller has remained in the Administration … Continue reading »

Douglas Rivlin: “Stephen Miller’s behavior is that of a bully who is playing politics with the lives of actual human beings.”

The following is a statement from Douglas Rivlin, Communications Director of America’s Voice, regarding the Trump administration’s plan to transport and release immigrant detainees into so-called “sanctuary cities,” as reported by the Washington Post: Trump is failing and flailing on immigration, his signature issue and the heart of his 2020 reelection strategy. So, these are … Continue reading »

“They Want It to Get Worse” – Trump and Miller Set Course for More Chaos and Inhumanity

For Trump, Politics Trumps Problem Solving President Trump and lead nativist advisor Stephen Miller are flailing and furious about the administration’s continued failures on their signature hardline immigration issue. Their cruel and simplistic deterrence-only approaches have exacerbated the complicated challenges posed by Central Americans seeking asylum and refuge. Now, Trump and Miller are set to … Continue reading »

Another High-Profile Defeat for Stephen Miller

By Following Miller’s Advice, Trump and GOP on a Political and Policy Losing Streak The news of the short-term continuing resolution to fund the government, and not Trump’s border wall, represents another high-profile failure for President Trump’s reliance on xenophobia — and for his chief advisor and head cheerleader Stephen Miller. During an interview with … Continue reading »

Stephen Miller’s Public Charge Rule an Assault on Our Rags to Riches Immigration Tradition

New York Times Op-ed and Washington Post Editorial Latest to Denounce Proposal Below are excerpts from a powerful op-ed in the New York Times as well as a response from the Washington Post’s editorial board. Both speak to our foundational values and the attack on them by the new Public Charge Rule. This proposed change … Continue reading »