Posts Tagged ‘President Trump’

Undoing Trump’s Immigration Policies Won’t Be Enough. We Must Dismantle the Immigration Caging and Deportation Machine.

January 8th, 2021

A return to the Obama years would mean more desperation, more deportations, and more death. Here, Mijente lays out six policies the Biden Administration can enact if it is serious about improving the lives of immigrants. When it comes to immigration policy, Joe Biden has promised to undo the harms of the Trump administration.  Good. […]


It’s a fight everyday in Florida: Stories from Florida Organizers

December 11th, 2020

If you’re from Florida and you saw your state becoming red just a few weeks ago during elections, odds are you were not surprised. For many Southern organizers on the ground it was frustrating to see the uncomplicated ways Florida was discussed as election results rolled in. This week, Mijente chatted with organizers from Mijente […]


We’ve made it to Election Day. What comes after is up to all of us.

November 3rd, 2020

It’s election day. Finally. We expect to see record breaking turnout of voters in this cycle, millions having already participated and many more who will show up at the polls on Tuesday. The contours of the outcome are taking shape and we believe there will be a resounding showing of people who are often counted […]


“He is not experiencing the same Covid as we are”

October 12th, 2020

President Donald Trump put out a video after leaving Walter Reed Medical Center, in which he affirmed “don’t let COVID dominate you, don’t be afraid of it, you’re gonna beat it.” We spoke to three Latinx creatives at the intersections of queerness and disability about their experiences receiving care during a pandemic and the ways […]


Dismantle DHS & Defeat Trump

July 29th, 2020

Today Trump announced that he will call back federal officers from Portland. It was another failed political stunt, but it shows us how far he is willing to go to retain power. The federal agents who descended on the city, uninvited and unwelcome, in unmarked vehicles, disappearing people with little to no regard for civil liberties, […]


FUERA TRUMP: This is the year we’ve been building towards

January 17th, 2020

Mijente is a fighting organization, and we are kicking off the year in action mode. We are amped to be a core partner of the 2020 Women’s March. Women – and especially women of color – have demonstrated bold leadership in driving the resistance against the Trump agenda. We need to honor that and multiply […]


Mijente Statement on Trump Address 1/8/2019

January 8th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 8, 2019 CONTACT: Danielle Moodie-Mills, [email protected], 202-445-5210 PHOENIX — Marisa Franco, Director of Mijente, the national digital and grassroots hub for Latinx and Chicanx organizing, released the following statement about President Trump’s primetime address this evening about immigration and the border wall. “Donald Trump is exploiting his power to hold […]


This Election, Pon tu Granito de Arena

October 30th, 2018

Every day we wonder if things could get any worse. For so many across our communities, it does. Trump is clear that the elections are a referendum on his agenda and tactics; he’s aggressively making his closing arguments and touting his track record this week. From sending troops to the border, promising fictitious tax cuts, [...]


No Ban, No Wall, No Cages! #FreeOurFuture

June 26th, 2018

June 26, 2018 While the Trump Administration has intensified the war on Muslim communities in new and dangerous ways, our Muslim neighbors have been facing heightened threats to their survival for years. In the aftermath of 9/11, the U.S. government framed Muslims and immigrants as threats to the “homeland,” leading to the massive reorganization of […]


6 things everyone who cares about stopping separation of children must know about Trump’s Executive Order

June 20th, 2018

[En español abajo] ¡Ojo! Trump executive order still allows for family imprisonment and continued prosecutions. A quick look of the text shows: DHS will receive more money to create new family prisons that will hold parents and children together, while the parents are being criminally prosecuted and while their deportation cases are pending. Given that criminal […]