Immigrant Rights Advocates Say Jeff Sessions is ‘Trivializing Domestic Violence’

The attorney general's decision to bar domestic abuse survivors from obtaining asylum seems out of step with a country engaged in a burgeoning movement against assault, advocates say. by Massoud Hayoun - June 11, 2018 - Originally published in Pacific Standard (original article link here: https://psmag.com/social-justice/immigrant-rights-advocates-say-jeff-sessions-is-trivializing-domestic-violence) Image: Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Immigrant r...
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Amid a Flurry of Immigration Scandals, Activists Stay Focused on the Trump Administration’s Separation of Families

As questions of children left unaccounted for by immigration authorities mount, rights advocates say the Trump administration's separation of parents and children remains the real issue. by Massoud Hayoun - May 30, 2018 - Originally published in Pacific Standard (original article link here: https://psmag.com/social-justice/amid-a-flurry-of-immigration-scandals-activists-stay-focused-on-the-trump-administrations-separation-of-families) Image: An undocumented woman from Peru holds her one...
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PRESS STATEMENT: Anti-SB54 Resolutions Erode Immigrant Community Trust in Police

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2018 Contact: media@dreamteamla.org Anti-SB54 Resolutions Erode Immigrant Community Trust in Police With regards to the announcement by Hermandad Mexicana for the immigrant community not to cooperate with police [The Orange County Register] in response to several Orange County cities passing resolutions to opt out of CA SB54 (A bill which limits, but does not prohibit, police cooperation with ICE), DREAM Team LA's position is that we will not be drawn into...
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