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Trump Immigration Changes

Refugees Beware: Trump Doesn’t Welcome You

Politico’s Ted Hesson’s recent article highlights the disastrous reality that has encompassed the world: America, once known as a safe haven for refugees has shut its doors, knocking the U.S. off its pedestal for being a worldwide leader for asylum seekers and refugees. While effectively ending refugee resettlement, Trump’s deranged asylum process is also leaving … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Vox: “Trump just quietly cut legal immigration by up to 65%”

Trump, yet again, is a pawn to Stephen Miller’s dangerous and neurotic dream to restrict legal immigration, as Vox’s Nicole Narea details in a recent article regarding Trump’s proclamation barring immigrants without health insurance from entering the U.S. indefinitely. Trump is making the unprecedented the precedent, as he continually abuses and misuses presidential power to … Continue reading »

Another Unprecedented Use of Presidential Power to Get Around Congress on Immigration

Trump Bars Immigrants Without Health Insurance Using Same Authority Used in Travel Ban Late on Friday night, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation that bars family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and employees of U.S. companies from coming to the United States with a green card unless they obtain health insurance within … Continue reading »

Trump’s Executive Order Set to “Sabotage” Both Immigration and Healthcare Systems and Could Bar 2/3 Future Legal Immigrants

Leading experts and observers are highlighting the sweeping nature and far-reaching dangers of Trump’s Friday night executive order seeking to bar from the U.S. legal immigrants who cannot prove they have health insurance. Yesterday, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) estimated that the new proclamation could potentially exclude 2/3 of future immigrants, while a must-read piece … Continue reading »

“This is nothing less than a legal immigration ban, that stands alongside the Trump administration’s asylum and refugee bans.”

America’s Voice on Trump’s Latest Effort to Unilaterally Slash Legal Immigration   Last Friday afternoon, the Trump Administration issued an executive order to bar the admission of legal immigrants who cannot prove they have health insurance.  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: This is nothing less than a legal … Continue reading »

Pulling Up America’s Welcome Mat: Editorial Boards Slam Trump Administration’s Retreat from Our History as a Welcoming Nation

The Move to Halt Refugees is Un-American   Leading editorial boards and observers nationwide are rebuking the Trump administration for their un-American and deeply damaging decision to slash refugee levels to only 18,000 for next year – the lowest number in history at a time when the need for refugee resettlement is at historic highs … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Dallas Morning News Editorial Board: Trump is Dismantling the System for Legal Refugees. Why?

Read piece here   Last week, President Trump signed an executive order to reduce the total number of refugees who will be allowed to resettle in the U.S. to historic lows. The Dallas Morning News’ editorial team published a piece over the weekend pointing out that closing more options for arriving to the U.S. legally … Continue reading »

Three Rulings Against Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda Offer 2020 Reminder Why Courts Matter

Courts doing what Republicans in Congress refuse to – stand up to a dangerous and erratic President for a better vision for America Three court rulings from the end of last week dealt setbacks to the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant agenda: Judge Dolly Gee ruled against the Trump administration’s regulation attempting to overturn the Flores settlement … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Dallas Morning News: “In Dallas, Refugees Say Trump’s New Restrictions Will Hurt Desperate Displaced Persons Around the Globe”

Dianne Solis talks to refugees about the impact of the drastic refugee reduction Read piece here The Trump administration yesterday announced a sharp reduction in the total number of refugees who will be allowed to resettle in the U.S.  – 18,000 next year, a historic low. The Dallas Morning News’ Dianne Solis published a piece … Continue reading »

“The Statue of Liberty Weeps”

Trump is Closing America’s Doors on Refugees The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to the confirmation that the Trump administration will slash the number of refugees admitted to America, setting a 18,000 cap for 2020, the lowest-ever ceiling since the program began four decades ago and … Continue reading »