Immigration Reform

Historian Gerald Horne: Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants is History Repeating Itself

September 6, 2017

Following Jeff Sessions’ announcement ending DACA, we get a response from author, historian, and Houston resident Gerald Horne, who will also discuss efforts to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey

Targeting Immigrant Children, Jeff Sessions Announces End of DACA

September 5, 2017

Across the country thousands protested, walked out of school and carried out civil disobedience against the decision

Jeff Sessions to Annouce DACA Decision at 11AM EST

September 2, 2017

800,000 youth who have benefited from the program could be targeted for deportation

Two Dozen Arrested at White House Immigration Protest as Trump Mulls Arpaio Pardon

August 16, 2017

Undocumented activist Erika Andiola says Trump pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio, convicted of racial profiling, would lay bare the motives of his immigration policies

Why Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Really a War on Workers

August 8, 2017

Trump’s proposal to cut legal immigration by half as well as the targeting of undocumented immigrants who have filed wage disputes will drive down wages for all workers says Garment Worker Center’s Mariela Martinez

Texas Ban on Sanctuary Cities Will Increase Discrimination

May 10, 2017

The Texas law will be challenged in court, but it opens the gates for discrimination against immigrants says Lena Graber of the Immigration Legal Resource Center

Judge Blocks Trump’s Targeting of “Sanctuary Cities,” Ahead of May 1st Immigrant Rights Protest

April 26, 2017

Scholar Aviva Chomsky says while Trump has ramped up anti-immigrant rhetoric, he’s continuing policies that originate under Democratic administrations.

‘They are Taking Everyone’: Families March Against Deportations in Phoenix

March 20, 2017

On Saturday, a small group of families marched on Phoenix, Arizona, against the escalating number of families separated by deportations.

America’s Deportation Machine Unleashed

March 10, 2017

Women of color will continue to bear the brunt of and lead the resistance to unjust immigration policy, says undocumented activist and Our Revolution Political Director Erika Andiola

Trump Immigration Plan Under Consideration Would Destroy Families and Communities for Shareholder Profit

March 8, 2017

Immigrants rights activist Reyna Montoya says the administration’s proposal to warehouse women and their children in private prisons after separating them at the border won’t address the roots of mass migration

New Whistleblower Teachers Say Baltimore Schools Designed to Fail to Speed Privatization

February 14, 2017

In a follow-up exclusive interview with another Baltimore school teacher, TRNN delves deeper into the threats to public education that involve over testing, defunding of the arts, and the preference for charter schools

Hundreds In Baltimore March Against ICE Raids and Deportations

February 13, 2017

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the activists, organizers and elected officials that took part in today’s march against ICE raids and deportations

Daughter of Undocumented Parents Speaks Out As Hundreds March in Baltimore Against ICE Raids

February 12, 2017

A preview of our full report on Baltimore march against ICE raids happening nationwide

Communities Resist Deportation as Trump Moves to Rip Families Apart

February 10, 2017

TRNN Reporter Oscar Leon speaks to the family of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos and their attorney

Hundreds of Hopkins Students Rally as ACLU-MD Files New Lawsuit Against Muslim Ban

February 10, 2017

TRNN spoke to organizers and the executive director of the ACLU-MD just before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Trump

Thousands Rally Against Trump’s Orders Against Refugees, Muslims and Immigrants

January 26, 2017

TRNN speaks to advocates who say Trump is targeting refugees from countries where the US has carried out military interventions or backed authoritarian regimes

When ICE is at the Door

January 29, 2016

The Real News speaks to Central American immigrants in Maryland and Georgia about the most recent wave of deportations and the crippling fear communities feel because of it

Legal Challenge Led by 26 State Governors Blocks Obama Immigration Order

November 11, 2015

Salvador Sarmiento, Legislative Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, says President Obama has numerous options to pursue reform and halt mass deportations beyond appealing the decision

Silicon Valley Democrats Pursuing High-Skill Immigration Reform

March 19, 2015

Republicans along with many progressive groups oppose the reform, arguing that it’s a front for keeping wages low in the Information Technology sector by bringing in cheap labor from abroad