AN IMMIGRANT JOURNALIST FACES DEPORTATION AS ICE CRACKS DOWN ON ITS CRITICS
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AN IMMIGRANT JOURNALIST FACES DEPORTATION AS ICE CRACKS DOWN ON ITS CRITICS

Over the last year, a handful of activists from New York to Washington state have found themselves in the crosshairs of ICE. In some cases, like Duran’s, they’d had little to no contact with the agency for years, then found themselves facing deportation shortly after vocalizing criticism of the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant crackdown. Continue reading

Trump administration seeks to limit access to U.S. for immigrants who use or are likely to use public assistance
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Trump administration seeks to limit access to U.S. for immigrants who use or are likely to use public assistance

“Under long-standing federal law, those seeking to immigrate to the United States must show they can support themselves financially,” DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement, adding that the proposed changes would “promote immigrant self-sufficiency and protect finite resources by ensuring that they are not likely to become burdens on American taxpayers.” Continue reading

The Trump Administration’s New Immigration Proposal Is Nothing But Pure Cruelty
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The Trump Administration’s New Immigration Proposal Is Nothing But Pure Cruelty

Under the proposed new rule, use of public benefits including food stamps, Medicaid, and Section 8 housing vouchers will be considered “heavily weighted negative factors” in green card applications, incentivizing low-income immigrant families to go without necessities like food and healthcare in order to strengthen their immigration cases. Continue reading

Jeff Sessions Is Executing Trump’s Immigration Plans With a Quiet, Efficient Brutality
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Jeff Sessions Is Executing Trump’s Immigration Plans With a Quiet, Efficient Brutality

Over the past few months, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has faced fierce criticism for his role in the Trump administration’s family separation policy. But while the White House continues to deal with the fallout from tearing kids away from their parents at the border, Sessions has been busy orchestrating another, much quieter attack on the country’s immigration system.  Continue reading