Vanessa Cárdenas: “Republicans’ rapid descent from a party that used to make room for strong, pro-immigrant voices into its current, near-universal embrace of dangerous extremism, nativism and violence comes at a tremendous cost to our democracy, our economy, and our country’s future.” Washington, DC – A must-read editorial in... Continue »
Washington, DC – This week in Texas federal district court, 21 Republican states are seeking to eliminate the successful humanitarian parole programs announced by the Biden administration earlier this year. These are pathways for legal admission for select individuals from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela that help alleviate border... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Last night all we heard was disinformation, extremism, and wanton cruelty, but nothing about real policy to address immigration challenges.” Washington, DC – Below are three key takeaways from last night’s Republican presidential debate through the lens of immigration and GOP extremism. Large-Scale Platforming of Dangerous “Invasion”... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish:  Former President Donald J. Trump was not present at the first Republican 2024 presidential debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but the Republican base’s favored candidate set the tone of the... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Republicans’ embrace of MAGA extremism, including on immigration, may resonate among some GOP base voters, but alienates the broader American electorate in the process.” Washington, DC – Tonight, on the debate stage in Milwaukee, Republican presidential candidates will compete over who can be the ugliest on immigration.... Continue »
Washington, DC – Ahead of tomorrow’s first Republican presidential debate, America’s Voice has assembled a collection of resources relevant to the first debate and beyond, highlighting the GOP’s relentless anti-immigrant focus.  Media Guide, “Covering Immigration in the GOP Presidential Primary,” provides context for reporters and analysts covering the debates... Continue »
Washington, DC – Writing for The New Republic, Edith Olmstead takes stock of the Donald Trump/Stephen Miller immigration plan (first reported yesterday by Axios), noting in her piece, “Trump’s Sickening Plans for an All-Out War on Immigrants” that “If you thought his first term was bad, wait until you... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: Trump/Miller immigration plan “best understood not just as a draconian set of policies, but also a blueprint for Trump and the GOP’s ongoing assault on America’s history as a beacon of hope and opportunity and the notion of our country as an inclusive, multiracial, majoritarian democracy” Washington,... Continue »
Washington, DC – Today, the United States government officially announced that it was redesignating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals from Sudan and Ukraine. This is not simply an extension of the existing program, but a redesignation, which means that people who arrived since the original designation can apply.... Continue »
Washington, DC – Operation Lone Star is Greg Abbott’s signature policy move as Governor of Texas, and over two years later, it remains an unmitigated disaster. The latest revelation comes as part of the legal challenge from the Department of Justice over Gov. Abbott’s river wall, which is largely... Continue »