“This is a scorched earth policy with Trump and Miller determined to do as much damage as possible on their way out.”   Yesterday, the Trump administration introduced sweeping restrictions to asylum. The intended outcome is to make it virtually impossible for human beings to be granted refuge from... Continuar »
By Maribel Hastings and David Torres Only in the twisted era of the Donald Trump presidency would they charge the architect of the most racist and anti-immigrant policies of this administration, advisor Stephen Miller, with writing a speech on race relations, right in the middle of this painful moment... Continuar »
*(Unless, of course, it is about white racial unity) In response to reports that President Trump is considering a speech to the nation on race and unity and that advisor Stephen Miller is drafting the speech, we offer the following reminders why Stephen Miller is singularly unfit to write... Continuar »
As we’ve been highlighting, the Trump administration, led by Stephen Miller, has been using the cover of the pandemic to advance a host of draconian anti-immigrant and anti-immigration policies, many of which they have long pursued but had been previously unable to enact. These cruel and exploitative policies are... Continuar »
The U.S. economy is tanking. Tens of thousands of Americans have lost their lives. President Trump has no plan and (while not wearing a mask) is washing his hands of his responsibility to lead the nation through the worst crisis of our lifetime. His reelection prospects are threatened. So,... Continuar »
Frank Sharry on Stephen Miller NYTimes Report    A New York Times report from Caitlin Dickerson and Michael Shear, “Before Covid-19, Trump Aide Sought to Use Disease to Close Borders,” confirms that White House aide Stephen Miller used the pretext of the pandemic as justification to circumvent Congress and... Continuar »
“For these two, it’s not about our public health, it’s about their political survival. It’s not about saving our lives, it’s about mobilizing their voters.” President Trump is more focused on his political standing and his re-election prospects than on the once-in-a-lifetime global health crisis that should be his... Continuar »
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During a Public Health Crisis Requiring Deft Policy Responses, Trump and GOP Focus on Politics and Power We’re in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime global health crisis that should be the all consuming focus of a presidential administration. Instead, the Trump administration continues to escalate its relentless anti-immigrant political... Continuar »
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... Continuar »
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... Continuar »