As we continue to reel and respond to the current public health crisis, we have a few questions: Why is the Trump administration pressing the Supreme Court to end DACA on an expedited basis, as 27,000 DACA recipients work on the front lines in healthcare jobs? Putting 700,000 families on a path to deportation would… Continue »

Why No One Should Take White House Discussions of Immigration Legislation Seriously In response to the latest round of media coverage of a Trump-led immigration legislative package that attempt to trade protections for Dreamers with sweeping changes to the nation’s existing legal immigration system, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of… Continue »

An astounding number of developments in just the last week show how determined Trump and Miller are to close the doors and target immigrants Coronavirus and the stock market plunge dominated the headlines, but it was an extraordinary week for Trump’s war on immigrants and immigration, with new developments practically every day that reshape national… Continue »

“It is a challenge to American democracy when an unelected and unconfirmed advisor to the President, who has no accountability to the American people, has such extreme white nationalist and white supremacist views…”  Today, Chairman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) on behalf of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, introduced a House resolution calling out white nationalist and white… Continue »

SPLC Hatewatch’s latest release detailing White House advisor Stephen Miller’s role in advancing and espousing white nationalist theories include new emails to Breitbart that demonstrate Miller’s animus toward Dreamers and DACA and a forward of a disturbing article endorsing mass deportation by shipping out undocumented immigrants by trains to “scare people who want to undo… Continue »

A CNN interview with former Breitbart reporter Katie McHugh leaves no doubt that White House advisor and leading anti-immigrant policy advisor Stephen Miller is an avowed white nationalist – and that ugly worldview animates his influence and drives the range of immigration and refugee policies he’s pushed from the White House (see more from this… Continue »

“Giving money to these groups is furthering the spread of dangerous ideas…” – Heidi Beihrich, SPLC Over 900 emails exchanged between White House senior advisor Stephen Miller and an editor at Breitbart (before and right after Miller joined the Trump campaign), indicate the extent to which Miller is beholden to the hard-right philosophies of white… Continue »

A new letter from 27 Senate Democrats calls for the “immediate removal” of Stephen Miller from his senior policy advisor role, citing his ties to white nationalism and calling him “unfit to serve in any capacity at the White House.” The new Senate letter, which was led by Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), was first reported… Continue »

New report connects Stephen Miller’s embrace of white nationalist ideas to real immigration, refugee and asylum policies enacted and proposed by the Trump administration A report released today by America’s Voice, “The Stephen Miller Emails: Once Far-Right White Nationalist Ideas Are Now U.S. Policies” underscores the connections between Stephen Miller’s embrace of white nationalist ideas… Continue »

“A small, dedicated ideological vanguard, with the right influence and connections, can steer the direction of the country.” In a detailed article for the Atlantic, “Trump’s White-Nationalist Vanguard: The emails of a key presidential aide show an extremist ideology influencing policy in the White House,” Adam Serwer details the anti-immigrant, white nationalist rancor found within… Continue »