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 ANNOUNCEMENT: President Trump, Your SOTU Immigration Proposal is Unacceptable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2018 Contact: media@dreamteamla.org President Trump, Your SOTU Immigration Proposal is Unacceptable When Democrats caved by reopening the government without securing a permanent DACA fix we knew proposals that followed would be worse. The SOTU speech by President Trump showed us worse. Beyond the items proposed (the wall, ending family based migration, ending the visa lottery) it’s the complete falsehoods Trump uses when talking about immigration issues...
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