Immigration

WATCH: The Moment Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Walked Out On ‘Explicitly Racist’ Trump’s SOTU Address

WATCH: The Moment Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Walked Out On ‘Explicitly Racist’ Trump’s SOTU Address

Soon to retire, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois could handle no more of  Pres. Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address on Tuesday before standing up and leaving. Quickly. I’d say “stormed out” but only little bitches “storm out” and Rep. Gutiérrez is no little bitch. Dude OWNED the chamber. He didn’t hesitate. Not […]

AZ Trumpkins Tell Dark-Skinned Lawmakers And Staffers To ‘Get Out’ (VIDEO/TWEET)

AZ Trumpkins Tell Dark-Skinned Lawmakers And Staffers To ‘Get Out’ (VIDEO/TWEET)

There have been some pretty shameful and disturbing displays of out-and-out racism since Donald Trump’s upset victory. But one of the worst to date may have taken place on Thursday at the Arizona State Capitol. Several Latina legislative staffers, a Latino lawmaker, and a Native American lawmaker had to walk through a gauntlet of immigration […]

ICE Is Ramping Up Deportations–And Tracking License Plates (Video)

ICE Is Ramping Up Deportations–And Tracking License Plates (Video)

In 2015, when still a candidate for president, Donald Trump promised that, when elected, he would assemble a deportation force. Few were taking him seriously at the time, so when he proposed deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants, it was regarded as more risible hyperbole from the clown prince of presidential hopefuls. Here we are, exactly one […]

WATCH: White Woman’s Absolute Glee Over Trump’s Racism ‘I Love This Man’

WATCH: White Woman’s Absolute Glee Over Trump’s Racism ‘I Love This Man’

We don’t know who she is yet, but this woman is unbelievable. This disgusting woman “loves that man” because he says all the racist things she and her “family and friends” want to say and are too afraid to say.  “He’s right why are they coming here, they are not assimilating into our country. Why […]

I Won’t Be Lectured By A ‘Five-Deferment Draft Dodger’: Iraq War Vet. Duckworth DESTROYS Trump

I Won’t Be Lectured By A ‘Five-Deferment Draft Dodger’: Iraq War Vet. Duckworth DESTROYS Trump

On Saturday, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-ILL.) had enough of Donald Trump‘s fake sympathy for “our great military,” and his using military families as pawns in his blame game to “dodge” responsibility for Friday’s government shutdown. In fact, Duckworth brought up Trump’s long history of dodging dating back to when he was a perfectly able-bodied young adult […]

Are You Overreacting To Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comment? Here Is The Perfect Response

Are You Overreacting To Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comment? Here Is The Perfect Response

Are Americans and the media overreacting to Pres. Donald Trump’s “shithole countries” comment? I mean…what’s the big deal?!? Haven’t most of us used an expletive occasionally? Sure we have. Some of us likely curse even more than Donald Trump does. But it’s not the word itself that’s the problem. It’s not even the fact that […]

WATCH: Dem Senator Schools Homeland Security Chief On Subject Of Immigration

WATCH: Dem Senator Schools Homeland Security Chief On Subject Of Immigration

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning, and she quickly walked into a line of questions she clearly wasn’t prepared for. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) asked Nielsen about President Trump’s comments on immigrants from “shithole” countries not being welcome in the United States. Nielsen replied by telling Leahy: […]

Twitter Torches Trump For His Pathetic ‘Dicky Durbin’ Post (TWEETS)

Twitter Torches Trump For His Pathetic ‘Dicky Durbin’ Post (TWEETS)

Still angry that he got caught making his comments about immigrants from “shithole” countries, Donald Trump thought it would be a good idea to spend part of Monday attacking Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), one of the people who said they heard the president make those remarks during a White House meeting on immigration last week. […]

Hateful Trump Surrogate Advocates Ending Birthright Citizenship (VIDEO)

Hateful Trump Surrogate Advocates Ending Birthright Citizenship (VIDEO)

Turns out that some Republicans who support President Trump’s inflexible positions on immigration are even more extreme than he is and are even ready to end birthright citizenship. On CNN Sunday morning, a debate on DACA quickly went off the rails when Trump surrogate Jack Kingston suggested the president needed to be tough in negotiations […]

New York Times SLAMS ‘Racist, Ignorant, Incompetent And Undignified’ Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

New York Times SLAMS ‘Racist, Ignorant, Incompetent And Undignified’ Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Earlier this week, the United States’ new ambassador to the Netherlands, Pete Hoekstra, got pummeled by the Dutch press for trying to dodge questions about peddling conspiracy theories. A lot of people on this side of the Atlantic wondered–why doesn’t our press give this administration the same treatment? Well, Donald Trump inadvertently gave them an […]

A Southern Pastor: Arkansas Clergy Members Speak Out In Support Of Dreamers

A Southern Pastor: Arkansas Clergy Members Speak Out In Support Of Dreamers

A group of Clergy members in Arkansas held a press conference in Little Rock on December 18 to announce a statement of unity aimed at supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The following are the remarks I made at the event. My name is Melanie Tubbs. I am a Licensed Local Pastor in the […]

Trump Dismisses ‘Shithole Countries’ In Bipartisan Immigration Deal (Video)

Trump Dismisses ‘Shithole Countries’ In Bipartisan Immigration Deal (Video)

On Thursday, lawmakers brought President Trump a bipartisan immigration deal proposal. Trump countered it with racism. According to the Washington Post, a source familiar with the meeting reported Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) presented Trump a plan to cut the immigration visa lottery in half. On behalf of a Congressional Black Caucus request, the […]

Salvadorans Are The Latest Targets Of Trump Deportations (Video)

Salvadorans Are The Latest Targets Of Trump Deportations (Video)

The Trump administration’s white-washing of the country continues full-bore as it announced Monday it is set expel nearly 200,000 Salvadorans currently living in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This is an extension of the move in November in which Trump took aim at 59,000 Haitian and 5,300 Nicaraguan immigrants living under the same protections. Doris Meissner, […]

JUST IN: Trump Just Said Hispanics Are Going To Start ‘Falling In Love’ With ‘Their President’

JUST IN: Trump Just Said Hispanics Are Going To Start ‘Falling In Love’ With ‘Their President’

Today in Trumplandia (the crazy world that exists inside Pres. Donald Trump’s brain), the news is that “DACA activists and Hispanics” are going to totally be falling in love with Republicans and “their president.” Democrats are doing nothing for DACA – just interested in politics. DACA activists and Hispanics will go hard against Dems, will […]

2018 Agenda: Could Bipartisan Infrastructure Save DACA?

2018 Agenda: Could Bipartisan Infrastructure Save DACA?

In the wake of the tax bill, President Donald Trump shifted his confrontational tactics. After the president signed the partisan legislation, the White House changed its tone. To that end, the administration announced it will seek bipartisan support for an infrastructure bill in 2018. While many factors need negotiation, Trump’s tactics provided an opportunity for […]

White House Officials Say Trump Went Full Racist About Immigrants (TWEETS/VIDEO)

White House Officials Say Trump Went Full Racist About Immigrants (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Donald Trump began his bid to buy the presidency with blatant dog whistling about immigrants. In the two-plus years since then, dog whistling has become one of his many trademarks. But several White House officials claim that Trump dropped all pretense this summer. They say they were on hand for a meeting at which Trump […]

Trump Rejects Study Proving Positive Refugee Impact On US Economy (Video)

Trump Rejects Study Proving Positive Refugee Impact On US Economy (Video)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” One of the promises President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail was to deny millions of refugees admission to the United States, claiming they were hurting Americans’ job prospects and were potential terrorists. It isn’t unusual, though, […]

Black Leaders Stay Away From Civil Rights Museum Opening Due To Trump’s Attendance

Black Leaders Stay Away From Civil Rights Museum Opening Due To Trump’s Attendance

President Donald Trump attended the grand opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Saturday morning, touring the museum and delivering prepared remarks. However, there was quite an elephant in the room during Trump’s visit, and it was not only his past issues with civil rights and racism. Many black leaders in the civil rights community […]

Haitian Immigrants Flee To Canada–Who’s Next In Trump’s ‘Merica? (Video)

Haitian Immigrants Flee To Canada–Who’s Next In Trump’s ‘Merica?  (Video)

It’s a good thing we have hospitable neighbors. Last week, we learned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently informed 50,000 Haitian immigrants living in the United States with temporary protected status (TPS) they have 18 months to find residence elsewhere. Canada is prepared to accept them. Haitians who make the trek–many on foot–can expect heated trailers waiting to provide […]

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Are Given 18 Months To Leave (Video)

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Are Given 18 Months To Leave (Video)

We recently learned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted leniency to 4,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients whose renewal documents had been sitting unclaimed in a United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) mailbox. But before we jump to any conclusions about President Donald Trump’s immigration policies not being as authoritarian as we were […]

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