Last month we highlighted the fact that as the Trump Administration’s failed and inadequate response to the COVID-19 pandemic became clear, Trump and his allies would inevitably turn to their divide and distract playbook. Looking to divert attention from these shortcomings, Trump and his allies began to blame China for the problems America is facing… Continue »

“Trump and his cronies are focused on fulfilling a campaign promise in time for the 2020 election to benefit himself, his donors and Senators like John Cornyn who are running for election on the President’s coattails.” – Mario Carrillo   The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration has awarded the largest-yet contract for building… Continue »

Of the estimated 411,000 immigrants in the U.S. with temporary protected status, more than 130,000 are essential workers of businesses that have stayed open during the pandemic. In a new article for Courthouse News Service, reporter Cameron Langford highlights the stories of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders in Texas working in essential industries amidst the… Continue »

America’s Voice   2020 AdWatch Report: GOP Turns Towards Racialized Fear-Mongering on China to Deflect from Trump’s Inadequate COVID-19 Response Sen. Cornyn is Silent As Another $1.3 Billion is Diverted from Coronavirus Response to Trump’s Border Wall, Lining The Pockets of Fat Cat Donor Contractor ICYMI: “Immigrants Work Essential Jobs on Front Lines of Coronavirus… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here Earlier today, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders working on the frontlines of the Coronavirus pandemic in Texas joined immigration experts and advocates  to discuss their critical role in protecting Texas communities during this crisis even as the Trump administration is trying to deport them. In the midst… Continue »

The Washington Post informa que el gobierno de Trump ha adjudicado el contrato más grande hasta la fecha para construir el muro fronterizo, un premio de $1.3 mil millones para Fisher Sand & Gravel, propiedad de Tommy Fisher, donante del Partido Republicano, y quien aparece en Fox News. Nick Miroff escribe en el Post: “El… Continue »

Advocates delivered petitions asking Senators to oppose Trump on immigration.

The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration has awarded the largest-yet contract for building the border wall — a $1.3 billion award to Fisher Sand & Gravel, owned by Fox News-appearing, Trump-praising, GOP donor Tommy Fisher. As Nick Miroff writes in the Post, “The new award to Fisher carries an average cost of more… Continue »

As we’ve been highlighting, the Trump administration, led by Stephen Miller, has been using the cover of the pandemic to advance a host of draconian anti-immigrant and anti-immigration policies, many of which they have long pursued but had been previously unable to enact. These cruel and exploitative policies are disproportionately harming children. From reinstituting a… Continue »

America’s Voice   Press Call: Texas TPS Holder Frontline Workers Discuss Their Roles in Combating Coronavirus While Under Threat from Trump Administration Mientras los estadounidenses luchan por mantenerse a salvo y ser responsables, Trump llena los bolsillos de sus donadores para construir su estúpido e ineficaz muro fronterizo While Americans Struggle to Stay Alive and… Continue »

A recording of the webinar is available here.  Earlier today the African American Research Collaborative (AARC) in partnership with the NAACP and the Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC) at Yale School of Medicine presented new polling detailing the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on African American communities. The poll is the first of its… Continue »