In the aftermath of this past weekend’s white supremacist terror attack on Mexican-Americans and Mexicans in El Paso, Latinos nationwide are speaking up, denouncing the racist and xenophobic, and reaffirming a different vision of America, one that works to extend freedom, justice and equality to one and all  – regardless of birthplace and background. According… Continue »

America’s Voice Mario Carrillo a Donald Trump: Aprenda de nuestra ciudad, aunque me temo que es demasiado tarde Trump’s Economic Embargo on Venezuela Further Highlights Need for Senate to Pass TPS Legislation  Mario Carrillo to Donald Trump: Learn From Our City, though I Fear it is Too Late Pili Tobar: “The nation’s Latinos are uniting… Continue »

As the death toll rises in El Paso following a mass shooting fueled by anti-immigrant sentiment, local and national observers and editorial boards are calling out Trump’s failed attempt to call for unity and denounce the same hatred that has fueled his policies and rhetoric since the start of his presidential campaign.  Pili Tobar, Deputy… Continue »

Mario Carrillo: “Cornyn is all hat, no cattle” Read piece here In a new Washington Post column, Jennifer Rubin calls Texas Senator John Cornyn complicit in President Trump’s role in inciting hatred against immigrants and Latinos. Trump has continually used language, such as “invasion” to refer to asylum seekers reaching our southern border, which is… Continue »

The Exact Opposite of What is Needed Now to Ensure Public Safety and Justice   Late on Friday afternoon, before the horror of the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings, the Trump administration issued a new immigration policy that makes it easier for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to deport crime victims and their families… Continue »

America’s Voice Local and National Editorial Boards and Observers Call Out Trump’s History of Hate as He Incites Violence, Not Unity ICYMI: WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin: “John Cornyn is Choosing Trump Over Texas” New Trump Administration Policy Makes it Easier to Deport Victims of, and Witnesses to, Crimes English Las Vegas Review-Journal El Paso shooting stokes… Continue »

Racism and prejudice incite violence. That is a fact that this country knows very well owing to its murky history of slavery, segregation, lynchings, persecutions, false accusations, discrimination against different ethnic groups and, now, with a president who exploits this racism as a political and electoral weapon. The examples multiply every day that Donald Trump occupies… Continue »

Dejen de legitimar el odio racial y étnico, de incitar a la violencia contra estadounidenses inocentes y de hacer de la agresión parte de la idea de Estados Unidos A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice: Enfrentamos una prueba de fuego en el país. El proyecto que llamamos Estados… Continue »

Stop legitimizing racial and ethnic hatred, inciting violence against innocent Americans, and doing violence to the American idea The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice  We are facing a moment of truth in America. The project we call America is at risk. The question before us is existential: will… Continue »

After a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas claimed the lives of 20 people and injured dozens more, voices of the El Paso community stand together in condemning the racism and hatred that fueled the violent attack.    In an interview with MSNBC, Representative Veronica Escobar spoke on the strength of the El Paso community and… Continue »