The majority of Americans support immigrants and refugees while the mainstream of the Republican Party is now anti-immigrant and anti-refugee Washington, DC – The Republican Party, from its leading anti-immigrant zealots to its supposedly mainstream leadership, is embracing an ugly and raw nativism. While Americans have never been more... Continue »
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Washington, DC – More voices and observers are blasting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for his cheap anti-immigrant stunts and the damaging chaos that is resulting from his choice of political optics instead of real solutions. Even some of his fellow conservatives are not pleased. Among the critics include: The... Continue »
Washington, D.C. – Today’s news about an inflation spike and larger household economic concerns underscores an important point. While Republicans’ politicized falsehoods and scare tactics about the border are in overdrive, their nativist economic policies and refusal to modernize our immigration system are having dire economic consequences for all... Continue »
Black, LGBTQ, Asian, Faith and Hispanic voices among those fighting efforts to keep Title 42 in place Washington, DC – While some observers have been skeptical and critical of the Biden administration’s announcement to lift Title 42 at the end of May, other voices have been praising the news,... 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. Faithful to his style, and as the main spokesperson for demagoguery in the Republican Party, former... Continue »
Douglas Rivlin: “TPS for Afghanistan is welcome news … President Biden should continue to use TPS to deliver important progress and protections, first for Cameroon and then for additional countries in Africa and Central America.” Washington, DC – This morning, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced the designation of Afghanistan... Continue »
Washington, DC – Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of an Executive Order from President Biden that aimed to develop a “multi-pronged approach toward managing migration throughout North and Central America that reflects the Nation’s highest values” and ultimately “foster sustainable societies” throughout the Northern Triangle. Just last week, Vice... Continue »
Toll of GOP Nativism on Display, Threatens to Become Chronic Issue Dragging Down U.S. Economy Washington, DC – A new article in The Economist highlights that anti-immigrant policies not only contribute to current worker shortages, but also threaten to become a longer-term, chronic problem limiting American economic potential. In... Continue »
Joe Biden llega a su primer año en la presidencia no precisamente con las manos vacías, pero sí con muchas expectativas bastante desdibujadas, sobre todo en el ámbito migratorio. Después de arribar a la Casa Blanca tras un angustiante periodo de amenaza contra la democracia estadounidense por parte del... 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... Continue »