Kal Penn: The administration’s latest actions on immigration

From an email today by Kal Penn and Organizing for Action: The White House just issued a new version of their earlier travel ban targeting Muslims and refugees. Remember the one that was halted by the courts because it’s almost certainly unconstitutional? Well today, they released an executive order that’s essentially the same dangerous, discriminatory … Continue reading Kal Penn: The administration’s latest actions on immigration

Advancing Justice Condemns Executive Order Banning Immigrants and Refugees

Email today from Advancing Justice: Today, President Trump issued an executive order banning immigrants and refugees from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. “We condemn today’s executive orders condoning fear and ignorance in the name of national security,” said Elica Vafaie, National Security and Civil Rights Attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law … Continue reading Advancing Justice Condemns Executive Order Banning Immigrants and Refugees

SAALT Condemns President Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), a national South Asian advocacy organization, is outraged at the latest Executive Orders issued by President Trump. Today’s announcement on immigration effectively shuts down our borders, threatens state and local policies that protect and welcome immigrants, and puts immigrant communities in the cross-hairs of policies that tear apart families … Continue reading SAALT Condemns President Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Executive Orders