ince Trump’s inauguration, our communities have been met with the exacerbation of raids, Muslim bans, hate crimes and criminalization. Trump has unleashed vicious attacks against indigenous, Black (im)migrants, refugee, Muslims, women, and LGBTQI+ communities and other oppressed communities. The groups in attendance will elevate the voices of the undocumented, Black, Brown, trans, queer, and Muslim communities who are leading the way in the resistance, declare that Los Angeles is a sanctuary city for all, and demand that the City take concrete steps to protect and promote the welfare of Angelenos.Details
Social Media Boycotts Succeed When They Reflect a Movement Boy, oh boycotts! Do they work? Trick question. It all depends on what you mean by “work.” If the aim is to hurt company sales, boycotts rarely succeed. But if the aim is to undermine companies that stand in the way of a movement, there is…Details
The Black Alliance for Just Immigration, a national network that advocates for black immigrants, announced that it will fight President Donald Trump’s plans to restrict immigration of Africans to the United States from countries with large Muslim populations.
Although most Americans think of immigrants as being from Mexico or South America, a growing number of immigrants are black and are from Africa and the Caribbean.Details
On Friday, President Trump signed an Executive Order to provide further guidance to DHS on enforcing our immigration laws and to suspend entry into the United States certain classes of foreign nationals in order to ensure our immigration system is working in a way that best protects the safety and security of the American public.Details
One of President Trump’s executive orders on immigration dramatically expanded priorities that determine who can be deported. Immigrant rights advocates and attorneys say that under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented immigrant could be considered a target.
This “reprioritization – non-prioritization really” – of who is deportable is “one of the most troubling aspects of Trump’s executive order on interior enforcement,” according to Melissa Keaney, staff attorney at the National Immigration Law Center (NILC).Details
SAN JOSE, Calif. – President Trump’s executive order to ban immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries for at least 90 days and to indefinitely ban Syrian refugees from entering the United States is an unprecedented assault on fundamental American values of justice and freedom. It has already set off a chain reaction of broken promises and calamitous uncertainty throughout the world.Details
Trucks lined up to cross to the United States from Mexico on January 25, 2017, on the outskirts Tijuana. Guillermo Arias/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Last week, President Trump made good on his promise to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, formally abandoning the 12-nation trade agreement. During his campaign, he also ran against the North American…Details
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today published a final rule to improve the ability of certain promising start-up founders to begin growing their companies within the United States and help improve our nation’s economy through increased capital spending, innovation and job creation.Details
President-elect Donald Trump’s news conference on Jan. 11 was contentious. Justin Lane/European Pressphoto Agency Donald J. Trump canceled campaign credentials for news organizations that wrote critically of him. He taunted one reporter so badly the Secret Service offered to escort her out of his furious rally. He said he would expand libel laws. His staff…Details