As Donald Trump’s presidency reaches the first 100 days in office benchmark, we’ve been highlighting the Administration’s disastrous approach to immigration. In this, our latest installment of our series assessing Trump’s first 100 days on immigration (full series available here), we examine how Republicans on Capitol Hill have been Trump’s enablers and abetters on immigrants.… Continue »

As the White House and Congress near a spending deal, activists called on elected officials from both parties to reject Trump’s request for a massive infusion of funds to expand immigration enforcement. In early April, CREDO, United We Dream, ACLU, Detention Watch Network, America’s Voice Education Fund and others delivered 290,000 petitions to leaders from… Continue »

People power has won victories over Trump in his first 100 days

How People Power Has Fought Back Against Anti-Immigrant Hate Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president is coming to an end. On immigration, Trump has pursued a truly awful mass deportation agenda as his Administration detains and deports immigrants indiscriminately. Evidently, Trump doesn’t care about the separation of families or the fear of children who must… Continue »

In the latest installment for the America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) series on Trump’s First 100 Days, AVEF Digital Organizer and DACA-recipient Juan Escalante has published a Medium piece explaining why Dreamers are not resting easy in the midst of Trump’s deportation force, despite half hearted attempts from the Administration to quell their fears. Instead, Escalante… Continue »

As Congress battles over a spending request, and whether border wall funding, additional deportation agents, and additional detention beds will be included, and as the Department of Homeland Security prepares to release a 90-day DHS progress report on the implementation and deployment of his executive orders, legal experts and advocates reviewed Trump’s immigration policy during… Continue »

A recording of today’s call is available here. On a press call today, litigators and advocates reflected on Trump’s first 100 days in office, offering their perspectives on the key topics of the day: the radicalism of the Trump/Sessions/Kelly deportation strategy; the case of Juan Manuel Montes; litigation related to the Muslim and refugee ban;… Continue »

Trump's first 100 days on immigration.

Today, America’s Voice Education Fund releases a new report assessing immigration enforcement in the first 100 days on immigration of the Trump Administration (available in Spanish here). While President Trump has already flip-flopped on an array of campaign promises, deportations are proceeding in rigid accordance with Trump’s nativist campaign pledge. As we reach the traditional first… Continue »

Trump's first 100 days on immigration.

Introduction While President Trump has already flip-flopped on an array of campaign promises, immigration enforcement is proceeding in rigid accordance with Trump’s nativist campaign pledge. As we reach the first 100 days on immigration benchmark, it is clear that the Trump Administration has laid the groundwork to implement a mass deportation plan that targets all… Continue »