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The Latest in Trump’s America: DACA and What to Know

The Latest in Trump’s America: DACA and What to Know

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News tracks the latest from the Trump administration. This week we have a special report on what happens now that the Trump administration has decided to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. When President Donald Trump decided to end the DACA program, he threw the lives and […]

Fifteen States and D.C. Sue Trump Administration to Save DACA

Fifteen States and D.C. Sue Trump Administration to Save DACA

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued on Sept. 6 to block President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation — an act Washington state’s attorney general called “a dark time for our country.”  The lawsuit was filed in the Eastern District of New York. […]

Immigrants and Allies on DACA News: Time for Resolve and Dignity

Immigrants and Allies on DACA News: Time for Resolve and Dignity

Reaction from immigrant youth and their allies to the Trump administration’s Sept. 5 decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program came quickly. Grassroots reform advocates and immigrant youth affected by the decision condemned the decision. They also continued rallies in support of DACA, including one at Trump Tower in New York […]

With Trump Ending DACA, More Protests Are Expected This Week

With Trump Ending DACA, More Protests Are Expected This Week

  PHOENIX (AP) — Nationwide protests are expected to continue Tuesday as young immigrants fight to keep Obama-era protections that President Donald Trump’s administration said it will “wind down” and send to Congress for action.  Many young immigrants and their supporters say they are preparing for the worst. The day of protests is expected following […]

Fate of Immigrant Youth Goes to Congress, as Trump Rescinds DACA

Fate of Immigrant Youth Goes to Congress, as Trump Rescinds DACA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration will “wind down” a program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared Tuesday, calling the Obama administration’s program “an unconstitutional exercise of authority.” The government will stop processing new applications under President Barack Obama’s […]

White House: Trump to Announce DACA Decision on Sept. 5

White House: Trump to Announce DACA Decision on Sept. 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will announce a decision Tuesday on the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children — immigrants the president is calling “terrific” and says he loves.  “We love the dreamers, we love everybody,” Trump told reporters […]

Lawmakers: Military Gear for Police Will Hurt Community Relations

Lawmakers: Military Gear for Police Will Hurt Community Relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Local police departments will soon have access to grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and other surplus U.S. military gear after President Donald Trump signed an order Monday reviving a Pentagon program that civil rights groups say inflames tensions between officers and their communities.  President Barack Obama had sharply curtailed the program in 2015 […]

President Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Sends Shockwaves

President Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Sends Shockwaves

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump spared former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence late on Friday by pardoning the recent federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during his tenure as metropolitan Phoenix’s top law enforcer.  […]

The Latest News in Trump’s America – Aug. 24

The Latest News in Trump’s America – Aug. 24

Every other Thursday, Equal Voice News tracks the latest from the Trump administration, whether its policies are creating poverty or prosperity, and how families and grassroots organizations are working on those issues around the country. Here’s our latest: A Steep Price for DREAMers President Donald Trump is known for deals. Now, his administration is reportedly […]

A Look at Joe Arpaio’s Legal Issues in ‘Law and Order’ Arizona

A Look at Joe Arpaio’s Legal Issues in ‘Law and Order’ Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Gary Donahoe learned firsthand the consequences of crossing Sheriff Joe Arpaio when the lawman was still one of Arizona’s most powerful politicians.  Arpaio was launching criminal investigations against county officials eight years ago because he was upset at them over budget cuts and opposed the county’s plan to build a new courthouse […]

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