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Speaking Out Against Donald Trump’s “Authoritarian Nightmare” Vision of America

For the past six months, the mainstream media has been broadcasting Donald Trump’s racially charged rhetoric, ripped from the fringes of the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements, as if it were normal political discourse.  But these words and “policy” prescriptions are having real-life consequences, including numerous instances of attacks and harassment against Latinos, Muslim-Americans, and African-Americans linked to the “combustible” atmosphere fostered … Continue reading »

More Voices Condemn Donald Trump’s Dangerous & Divisive Hate Speech

Washington, DC—Through racially charged rhetoric and statements ripped from the fringes of the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements, Donald Trump has been attempting to mainstream hate speech.   His words are having consequences.  Politico reports today on the “combustible” atmosphere and numerous incidents of violence at Trump campaign events and rallies.  Here at America’s Voice, we’ve … Continue reading »

“Trump Effect” on Full Display: Trump Fanatics Attack Black Lives Matter Activist; Rubio Joins Anti-Muslim Ideas Parade

Donald Trump’s dangerous and toxic campaign for President continued this past weekend when Trump not only defended, but in fact encouraged the brutal attack of a Black Lives Matter demonstrator at a campaign rally. Here at America’s Voice, we’ve been tracking instances across the nation where Trump, his supporters, or his staff have harassed or attacked … Continue reading »

More Voices Speaking Out for American Values and Against Anti-Refugee Fearmongering

A number of observers are condemning the anti-refugee fearmongering on display last week in Congress and the campaign trail and are instead calling on elected leaders and the country as a whole to live up to American values and ideals. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, “Despite the ugly, bipartisan vote in Congress last … Continue reading »

ICYMI: La Opinión: “Don’t Forget DAPA at The Polls”

Today is the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s announcement of DAPA and expanded DACA.  The programs were intended to provide much needed deportation relief to millions of immigrant families, but thanks to a Republican-led lawsuit, implementation has been halted and justice postponed. In a new editorial, leading Spanish language print outlet, La Opinión, talks about the … Continue reading »

On Anniversary of DAPA Announcement, “DAPA Dinners” Effort Offers Fresh Reminder of What’s at Stake for Millions of Immigrant Families

Senators and Congressmen Continue to Sign Up for Sit Down with DAPA-Eligible Families  Today, November 20th, marks the one year anniversary of President Obama’s historic DAPA announcement, which would’ve grant much needed deportation relief to millions of immigrants and their families.  While the day should be a joyous occasion met with celebration and cheerful commemoration, for many … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Education Fund Responds to House Vote on Anti-Refugee Bill

Today, by a 289-137 margin, the House voted in favor of legislation that would effectively end the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.  Following is a statement in response from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: “This was a shameful day in the U.S. House of Representatives—for both parties.  We … Continue reading »

Today’s Vote on Syrian Refugees Pits American Values Against Lies and Fearmongering

Leader Reid: “We Come to aid of those in need.  And right now, we are needed” Washington, DC— Both chambers of Congress are hurtling towards votes on legislation designed to halt the resettlement of refugees from war-torn Syria.  The choice confronting lawmakers is stark – between standing up for American values or standing with Donald … Continue reading »

Elected Officials, Religious Leaders, Security Experts Across The United States Speak Out For Syrian Refugees

Earlier this week, we noted the growing chorus of Democratic leaders from the Senate and House who have slammed Congressional efforts to close the doors shut on refugees fleeing violence and death in Syria. Now, that chorus has grown into a strong bipartisan movement condemning the baseless fear-mongering that reaches far beyond the halls of Congress. … Continue reading »

Bringing into Focus the Human Lives Behind the Refugee Debate

Frank Sharry: “We must protect America and protect refugees” As Governors try to lock their state’s doors to Syrian refugees, Congress prepares legislation to shut them out of America, and some even call for a return to internment camps, the human stories at the heart of this humanitarian crisis have not received the attention they deserve. … Continue reading »