Frank Sharry:“There is no reasonable national security or immigration control justification for this policy, other than bald-faced and unapologetic bigotry.”  A Wall Street Journal article posted this afternoon confirms the new  administration policy that expands on the Trump administration’s existing Muslim ban. More than four out of five of those affected by this expansion hail… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO) joined policy experts and advocates for African immigrants on a press call to discuss Trump’s extended version of the Muslim Ban that has time and again ostracized and cast away minorities. In his expanded attack… Continue »

Since announcing the construction of a “big and beautiful” wall on the border with Mexico, more as a campaign hook for political novices than a reality to be concretized in the short term as he made many believe, today’s president of the United States has not stopped referring to his proposal in ways so euphemistically… Continue »

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Frank Sharry: “Trump’s ‘impenetrable’ border wall is having a very, very bad week” In an explosive new Washington Post story entitled, “Trump’s border wall, vulnerable to flash floods, needs large storm gates left open for months,” Nick Miroff, writes: President Trump’s border wall probably will require the installation of hundreds of storm gates to prevent… Continue »

A new ProPublica feature story by Dara Lind offers a disturbing look at the MPP program near its one year anniversary, spotlighting how the day-to-day implementation empowers untrained and callous CBP agents to separate families and make life and death decisions in an instant.  It also reveals who MPP fits into the larger strategy of… Continue »

Desde que anunció la construcción de un “grande y hermoso” muro en la frontera con México, más como un anzuelo de campaña para ingenuos en política que como una realidad a concretarse en el corto plazo como hizo creer a muchos, el actual presidente de Estados Unidos no ha dejado de referirse a su proyecto… Continue »

America’s Voice Trump Expands Muslim Ban to Target Africans Reps. Jackson Lee and Neguse Discuss Trump’s Expanded Version of the Muslim Ban and the Ramifications for African Communities Before the border wall, “the answer is blowin’ in the wind” Trump’s “Impenetrable” Border Wall Will Permit “Easy Entry of Smugglers and Migrants” for Months Every Summer… Continue »

In a eulogy to America, Fabiola Santiago’s column for the Miami Herald mourns the loss of American values in her piece entitled, “It’s time to don mourning clothes for the America we knew. Poor immigrants, stay away.” As she deftly points out, after the Supreme Court of the United States decided to greenlight Trump’s public… Continue »

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The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Executive Director, in response to the news that 37 mph winds knocked down a portion of Trump’s border wall yesterday:  So let’s get this straight. American taxpayers are spending $11 billion and counting on a  ‘powerful,’ ‘big, beautiful’ and ‘impenetrable’ border wall you can knock… Continue »

America’s Voice ICYMI: Santiago: “It’s time to don mourning clothes for the America we knew. Poor immigrants, stay away.” $11 Billion and Counting on a Border Wall You Can Knock Over with High Wind, Cut Through with a Cheap Saw, and Climb over with a Basic Ladder English Associated Press US now forcing asylum seekers… Continue »