Douglas Rivlin: “Our current broken system empowers reckless human smugglers and traffickers and incentivizes dangerous treks to our southern border and on makeshift ocean vessels.”  Washington D.C. – A boat enroute to Miami from Haiti capsized off the Bahamas on Sunday and 17 people died, including 15 women and... Continue »
Washington D.C. – The issues around fentanyl and the opioid crisis are expansive and multi-dimensional: It is a healthcare issue, an international trade issue, a corporate accountability issue, and a criminal syndicate issue. But, the one thing it is not is an immigration issue. Unfortunately, that is exactly where... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “The stakes are too high and the dangers too great to our democracy and real people’s lives to ignore or wave away the Republicans’ embrace of ‘replacement,’ ‘invasion’ and other right wing calls to action that threaten violence” Washington, DC – Republican and right wing figures are... Continue »
America’s Voice Reacts to SCOTUS Immigration Enforcement Ruling Washington, DC – Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Biden Administration and the executive branch’s ability to set priorities to target immigration enforcement resources against public safety threats, because the Government of Texas and other red states object. In... Continue »
Washington, DC – Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke is offering a model for how Democrats can and should address immigration and border issues.  In quotes highlighted by El Paso Matters, O’Rourke weighed in this week on Gov. Greg Abbott’s relentless and cynical nativism and the larger issues at... 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. One would think, perhaps innocently, that cataclysmic events have the effect of making people change their... Continue »
Fearmonger at the Border; Challenge DACA in the Courts; Cite Border Security Excuse to Justify Obstruction in Congress Washington, DC – A Dallas News story by Todd Gillman highlights the tenuous future of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program due to Republican-led legal challenges.... Continue »
Washington, DC – Using his platform on one of the most watched programs in the country, Tucker Carlson recently argued that every immigrant that came to the US after 1965 and their descendants are ‘replacers’ who threaten the very existence of the nation. Carlson explicitly argued that “the great... Continue »