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Trump Immigration Changes

The New Silent Raids: Check-In and Be Deported

Shortly after his inauguration, President Trump stated that his Administration’s immigration enforcement would focus on criminals, stating: We’re getting gang members out, we’re getting drug lords out, we’re getting really bad dudes out of this country — and at a rate that nobody’s ever seen before…it’s a military operation.” Yet as we have been highlighting, … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Julia Preston: 'Trump: The New Deportation Threat'

Longtime and former New York Times immigration reporter: Trump’s new deportation threat “has begun to look like an attack on entire communities.” In the New York Review of Books, the longtime New York Times immigration reporter Julia Preston, now working as a freelance reporter, pens a piece assessing the Trump Administration’s approach to immigration enforcement and … Continue reading »

Bipartisan Reform? More like Scorched Earth Xenophobia (English & Spanish)

Frank Sharry Says Trump Address to Congress is “Scorched Earth Xenophobia” The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to the Address to the Congress by President Donald Trump: Press reports that Trump might embrace comprehensive immigration reform turned out to be a cruel hoax. Instead of reaching … Continue reading »

Reminders That Trump’s Plan to Deport “Criminals” Is a Pretext to Start Deporting Hardworking Immigrants

Washington, DC – Several recent assessments of President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to immediately deport 2 to 3 million immigrants offer reminders that Trump’s immigration plan would extend far beyond ‘criminals’ in any normal sense of the word, sweeping up hardworking people who have lived in the U.S. for years and by most accounts deserve a … Continue reading »