Attacking immigrants for electoral success is, unfortunately, not a new phenomenon, but Donald Trump and Stephen Miller’s 2018 midterm divide and distract strategy has almost entirely consumed the Republican Party this election cycle. This cynical political strategy seeks to scapegoat immigrants to distract from the GOP’s unpopular policies. We wanted to take a look at… Continue »

As Florida Governor Rick Scott and U.S. Senator Bill Nelson prepare to debate in the race to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate, Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Executive Director and Founder, issued the below statement: The Trump Administration terminated the Temporary Protected Status for more than 300,000 TPS holders from Nicaragua, Haiti, El Salvador and… Continue »

Josh Harder Has an Affirmative Vision on Immigration Incumbent GOP Rep. Jeff Denham of California’s 10th congressional district is facing a serious challenge from Democratic contender Josh Harder this cycle. Immigration is a major issue in this Central Valley heavily Latino district and Rep. Denham has long touted himself as a pro-immigrant Republican. But an… Continue »

After GOP’s Barrage of Ugly Immigration Attacks Against Democratic Candidate Sharice Davids, Does Cancellation of Million-Dollar Ad Buy Mean Race is Slipping Away for Rep. Yoder? The news that the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) has canceled more than $1 million in planned ads on behalf of Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) in the Kansas 3rd… Continue »

A must-read column from journalist Sasha Abramsky, which ran in the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, and elsewhere, captures the GOP’s ugly and cynical strategy of stoking and exploiting fear this election cycle. Key excerpts of the column, “Trump’s GOP is running hard on the politics of fear,” are below: If you are a Republican… Continue »

Xenophobia hasn’t worked to date; Will it Work Going Forward? This is the lede of a Washington Post story published today: Republican campaigns have largely abandoned touting the GOP tax law ahead of the November midterms, with many pivoting instead to divisive issues such as crime and immigration in an effort to motivate conservative voters.… Continue »

Las Vegas, NV. — A newly released ad from the Senate Leadership Fund, which is aligned with GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has brought the Trump/Republican anti-immigrant political message to Nevada. This ad aims to bolster incumbent Senator Dean Heller is like others produced by Republican candidates over the past year. It shows the GOP’s… Continue »

Donald Trump, Stephen Miller, and the GOP have made their 2018 election strategy clear, with a cynical political game plan that seeks to use racialized smears against immigrants to divide Americans and distract from the issues that affect the lives of most voters. The plan was articulated by Stephen Miller to Breitbart months ago, and… Continue »