Must-read Catherine Rampell column on the Biden immigration and border record after one year Washington, DC – A must-read column from the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell, “A year into his presidency, Biden has kept some of Trump’s worst immigration policies in place. Why?” captures the dispiriting reality of the Biden Administration’s border and immigration policies… Continue »

New report highlights an accelerating climate crisis fuelling emergencies in world’s poorest countries Reporting in The Guardian highlights a new joint report from Care International and Meltwater that found the countries most impacted by climate change have done the least to cause its impact, and receive little to no press or international attention. The Guardian… Continue »

Washington, DC – House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and the Trumpified GOP is making it crystal clear that the Republican Party is on the side of nativism, defeatism and fear – even when it hurts our nation’s economy. Axios reports today:  “McCarthy reiterated to Axios his recent pledge to Breitbart’s Matt Boyle — that… Continue »

“He was a practical man who made his decisions with his feet on the ground, but he always also followed his conscience,” says former senior advisor to Harry Reid, José Parra Washington, DC – Former senior advisor to Sen. Harry Reid and longtime colleague of America’s Voice José Parra has published a must-read piece on Sen.… Continue »

Washington, DC – With labor shortages and high inflation in the news, several Republican-aligned voices are making the case that getting our economy right means getting immigration reform right.  Earlier this week, NBC News reported, “Slowing immigration worsens job shortages.” It noted that net immigration to the U.S. was one-quarter what it had been in… Continue »

Washington, DC — A letter from Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and 32 Senate Colleagues urges the Biden Administration to expand Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to protect vulnerable Central Americans from deportation to unsafe conditions.  As the COVID-19 crisis continues to rage and more than a year after devastating… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Although 2021 is already part of history, it has left us with—among many other things—two discouraging and worrisome aspects: on the one hand, a new COVID-19 variant that is already devastating the world over and,… Continue »

Census: net international migration into the U.S. last year was one-quarter what it was in 2016 Washington, DC – An NBC News story lays bare the economic consequences of the Republican embrace of nativism. The damage wrought by President Trump and Stephen Miller over their four years in power has been fully embraced by the… Continue »

Washington, DC – Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  It’s hard to believe, but one year has passed since the attempt to destroy nothing less than the U.S. democracy. On January 6, 2021, the entire world witnessed a mob of fanatical followers of ex-President… Continue »

Washington, DC – On the one-year anniversary of the January 6th deadly riot and attempted coup, powerful voices are speaking out, describing the threat and calling for action. Jean Guerrero’s column in the Los Angeles Times, “How the insurrection’s ideology came straight out of 1990s California politics.” “One year ago, a mob of mostly white… Continue »