Immigration

Don’t let population control alarmists derail Earth Day

Earlier this week, the UN released a report revealing that significant measures are urgently needed to avoid an environmental and humanitarian disaster. Meanwhile, some population control extremists are manipulating environmental discourse to blame immigrants for climate change. In our haste … Continued

Immigration

Anti-immigrant think tank publishes dehumanizing, misleading report to undermine #Not1More protests

In advance of immigrant rights mobilizations planned for April 5, an anti-immigrant think tank published a misleading report titled “Catch and Release.” In the report, author Jessica Vaughan accuses the Obama administration of releasing “68,000 convicted criminal aliens” in 2013 … Continued

Immigration

Attacks on in-state tuition, DACA part of larger plan to make life difficult for immigrants

  In Florida, the House is expected to vote today on one of many bills that would allow undocumented residents to pay the same tuition rates as other Florida students. On Tuesday, a Senate education committee narrowly approved a similar … Continued

Politics

Rights groups want to end mandate that keeps immigration detention beds full

Yesterday was the official launch of a campaign to end the bed mandate, a little known provision in the federal budget that requires the US to lock up 34,000 immigrants each day. This bed mandate, or quota, is rolled into … Continued

Politics

US District Court Rules Law Enforcement Liable for Unlawful ICE Holds

As state and local policies that would roll back entanglements between local law enforcement and ICE authorities advance, anti-immigrant groups have honed their messaging in order to dupe the public and to block common-sense legislation. A recent district court ruling … Continued

Immigration

Fremont Votes to Keep Anti-Immigrant Ordinance

Yesterday, residents of Fremont, Nebraska voted to keep a discriminatory ordinance designed to drive undocumented immigrants out of town. The two-part policy bars undocumented immigrants from working and renting in town.  Originally approved in 2010 by a popular vote, the … Continued

Islamophobia

Pamela Geller’s Latest Anti-Muslim Rant Rooted in Nativism

Last week, Pamela Geller published another anti-Muslim screed on the conservative site Breibart News. Geller is the co-founder and spokesperson for the American Freedom Defense Initiative; she is well-known for a series of bigoted bus ads (most recently in Boston) … Continued