“This administration will stop at nothing to make life painful for people of color seeking a better future. Not only has the President added Eritrea to its latest Muslim Ban, but he is also now threatening to deport Eritreans who have settled here.
Last week, members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – composed of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) – filed amicus briefs in the Second, Fourth, and Ninth circuit courts opposing the Trump Administration’s public charge rule.
In their letter, the Members wrote, “Congress’s 2014 enactment of the DCRA aimed to address the paucity of reliable data on instances where a detained individual died in a state or local custody. Notably, the Act required, at the discretion of the Attorney General, up to a 10% drawdown penalty, if a state fails to submit the required data. To date, the Department has not adopted uniform proce
January 24, 2020
President Donald J. Trump
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
Dear Mr. President:
“I am concerned by the attempted kidnapping and assault of Mozambican journalist Matias Guente. No citizen should be harmed for being outspoken or having different beliefs. The assault, kidnapping and detainment of critics of the government is becoming increasingly common.
"This attack by Al-Shabaab is a reminder that the United States should continue robust engagement throughout Africa, embrace and include international cooperation, and support African countries in the battle against this type of armed threat.
"Yesterday’s shocking attack inside a rabbi’s home on the seventh night of Hanukkah is heartbreaking and enraging.
"This follows a week of anti-Semitic acts and attacks on the Jewish community in New York, which have included physical intimidation, physical abuse and public harassment.