CHAOTIC GOP HOUSE REMAINS A THREAT; BIDEN URGED TO GET IMMIGRATION POLITICS RIGHT GOP dysfunction and inability to govern or broker real solutions seem likely to continue unabated or get worse, as Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz ushered in the historic removal of California Rep. Kevin McCarthy as House Speaker.... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week:  In another sign of the chaos with which Republicans govern so poorly, the most extremist and... Continue »
Paul Waldman MSNBC Column Captures GOP Immigration Dynamics, While America’s Voice Highlights Policy Recommendations for Biden Administration in Light of GOP Obstruction Washington, DC – An insightful Paul Waldman MSNBC column, “Trump’s recent confession about the border wall underscores an inconvenient truth,” captures an essential insight into Republicans, their... Continue »
Greg Sargent column assesses why GOP anti-immigrant legislation goes well beyond “border security” …“Democrats should stop acceding to this cycle. The fate of our immigration system shouldn’t be hashed out under yet another round of quasi-extortionate duress.” Washington, DC – With Capitol Hill reeling from the ouster of House... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “The reality is that on immigration and the border, Republicans are not just blocking sensible solutions, but are also actively opposing or overturning programs that are working” Washington, DC – Fresh off the latest shutdown drama, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and other Republicans are already pledging to... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Jeffries and Schumer kept Democrats from falling into the trap of throwing out forever 75 years of protections for refugees seeking asylum in exchange for 45 days of a Continuing Resolution to keep the U.S. government working for the American people” Washington, DC – Today, Vanessa Cardenas... Continue »
WHEN POLITICIANS SHOUT ‘OPEN BORDERS,’ PEOPLE HEAR AND BELIEVE THEM This week, America’s Voice released a unique poll of Central Americans along with additional research that together indicates that the ubiquitous right wing anti-immigrant sound bite that “the borders are open” is actually contributing to the number of people coming to... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “When all else fails and their internal chaos exposes an inability to govern,” Republicans “default to blaming immigrants.” Washington, DC – It is increasingly clear that Republicans cannot agree with each other on how to keep the U.S. government open for the American people, but as they... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Though the Republican candidates’ comments on immigration last night were not surprising, none of it should be normalized or viewed as anything but an extreme, cruel, and unworkable reflection of the continued descent of the GOP” Washington, DC – The following is a reaction from Vanessa Cárdenas,... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week: It’s ironic that the primary candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination—and to be seen as... Continue »