By Jhon Sánchez It could have been me facing a deportation proceeding. During the time I applied for asylum, I had frequent nightmares where I heard my name ‘Jhon Sanchez,’ announced in a court; my wrists were shackled and I was brought to my country where soldiers tossed me in… »
The US state of Hawaii will challenge in a federal court Donald Trump’s new version of Muslim Travel Ban issued with an executive order this Monday, seeking a temporary restraining order against it. According to the complaint, the new order is as unconstitutional as the previous one, issued in… »
Resistance to the Muslim travel ban, as well as Trump’s crackdown against immigration and immigrants currently living in the United States, continues nationwide. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, tens of thousands of people marched Monday for a “Day Without Latinos, Immigrants and Refugees.” The massive march was called to oppose Milwaukee County… »
I hope this finds you well. As you may have heard, the last several days have been unbearable for many communities with the ICE Raids and the uncertainty of the Muslim Ban. As union leaders and activists, we must continue to find ways to help people we touch ever day… »
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has unanimously upheld a suspension of President Trump’s executive order barring all refugees from entering the U.S. and restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. Thursday’s decision is a stinging blow to the Trump administration and appears headed for an appeal to the Supreme… »
Tens of thousands of people from coast to coast poured into the streets for anti-Trump protests throughout the weekend, demonstrating their opposition to everything from Trump’s Muslim ban and his Cabinet nominations to the multiple lies issued by the White House and top Trump officials last week. On Friday night… »
President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Monday night, just hours after she announced the Justice Department would not defend Trump’s executive order banning temporarily all refugees, as well as all citizens, from the seven Muslim-majority nations Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Trump had asked… »
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