America’s Voice PHOTOS: One Year Since Remain in Mexico: Immigration Advocates Fight to #RestoreAsylumNow English KXAN Visa restrictions on ‘birthing tourism’ could hurt border economy By Julian Resendiz January 28, 2020 Associated Press Activist Visits to Mexico’s Migrant Centers Up in Air January 28, 2020 CNN Cuban man’s death marks sixth in ICE custody since… Continue »

“Trump and Stephen Miller are engaged in a relentless and radical effort to keep out and kick out immigrants and refugees on the basis of race, religion, gender, and class” The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, assessing the current moment and larger implications of yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling… Continue »

UWD Video Shows Acting ICE Director Albence Confirms Plans to Target DACA Recipients Last week, United We Dream (UWD) unearthed video of Acting ICE Director Matthew Albence confirming plans that DACA recipients would be targets for deportation if the Supreme Court sides with the Trump administration and ends the DACA program. Albence stated that when… Continue »

First published June 13, 2019; last updated January 16, 2020 The 2020 Democratic primary has in general not been marked by major policy differences, and immigration is no exception. On immigration, the candidates’ plans are in near-consensus, with differences found only in degree and emphasis. Each plan recognizes the urgent need to create a pathway… Continue »

“The Public is Rejecting Trump’s Immorality and Indecency”   We know that racial incitement and xenophobia will be the animating force of President Trump’s 2020 re-election effort. But despite Trump’s relentless focus on scapegoating immigrants, the American public doesn’t share the anti-immigrant views of Trump, his white nationalist advisors and his nativist base. In fact,… Continue »

What happened on immigration in the 2010s? In the last ten years, immigration advocates have fought for immigration reform and DACA and against Trump’s many terrible anti-immigrant policies. Immigrant-led organizations, state-based groups, legal aid organizations, and others have won significant victories while pushing back nativist changes. Here’s a list of the biggest, most significant, and… Continue »

A new letter from 27 Senate Democrats calls for the “immediate removal” of Stephen Miller from his senior policy advisor role, citing his ties to white nationalism and calling him “unfit to serve in any capacity at the White House.” The new Senate letter, which was led by Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), was first reported… Continue »

New report connects Stephen Miller’s embrace of white nationalist ideas to real immigration, refugee and asylum policies enacted and proposed by the Trump administration A report released today by America’s Voice, “The Stephen Miller Emails: Once Far-Right White Nationalist Ideas Are Now U.S. Policies” underscores the connections between Stephen Miller’s embrace of white nationalist ideas… Continue »

In a must-read article from the Charlotte Observer, Teo Armus and Ames Alexander detail how the Foundation for the Carolinas has been making grants to hardline anti-immigrant groups such as the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA and the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). To date, The Foundation for the Carolinas has granted some… Continue »

“A small, dedicated ideological vanguard, with the right influence and connections, can steer the direction of the country.” In a detailed article for the Atlantic, “Trump’s White-Nationalist Vanguard: The emails of a key presidential aide show an extremist ideology influencing policy in the White House,” Adam Serwer details the anti-immigrant, white nationalist rancor found within… Continue »