"The US government is disgracing itself by threatening and even prosecuting its own citizens for their vital work to save the lives of people in a desperate situation at the border.”
The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.”
"We need to fight for immigrant families and stop Donald Trump's racist policies, and we can only do it together."
Warren's case is a result of the escalating law enforcement crackdown against humanitarian aid volunteers.
A federal judge found the department’s own records disturbing and ordered the names of the accused agents made public. Now, DHS has taken its fight against doing so to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
"Let's not concede that having refugees in our cities is something to be threatened by."
If President Trump succeeds in his assault on citizenship as an inclusive, irremovable right, then Lady Liberty will find herself, like Ellis Island, a mere reminder of another world, of a lost America, a country that once was a beacon of hope for those fleeing oppression.
"We don't want money for an institution that is demonizing and criminalizing our immigrant neighbors."