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Throughout the 2020 election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during his 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history.… Continue »

Key Immigration Politics Stories Pew poll on immigration: “voters have shifted in a more liberal direction.” Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli need to resign from DHS – they’ve betrayed America Border Patrol produces racist video just in time for Trump’s reelection  Biden, Latinos and Florida – check the data, and the hand-wringing  Trump still relies… Continue »

Throughout election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during the 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history. Worse, they… Continue »

Each Friday through Election Day, we disseminate this memo highlighting the key 2020 developments at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration Key Immigration Politics Stories Trump’s strategic racism is not just falling flat, it’s backfiring The border wall, like Trump’s presidency, is failing before our eyes Citizenship delayed is voting denied Trump’s strategic racism… Continue »

Each Friday through Election Day, we disseminate this memo highlighting the key 2020 developments at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration   Key Immigration Politics Stories Americans stand with Biden-Harris vision for immigrants in America. The “through-line” between Trumpian racism and white nationalist terror attacks. The most anti-immigrant President in history cynically stages a… Continue »

Each Friday through Election Day, we disseminate this memo highlighting the key 2020 developments at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration Key Immigration Politics Stories Trump travels to Arizona to spew anti-immigrant venom like it’s 2016: Trump is the real radical. Democratic Convention displays a proudly pro-immigrant party:  There is only one that is.… Continue »

Americans are more concerned with the real threat of COVID-19 than the exaggerated threat of MS-13 As Trump plans yet another trip to Arizona to again highlight his radical immigration policies, a Reuters story from Ted Hesson and Chris Kahn explores the electoral dynamics of the immigration debate. Titled Trump pushes anti-immigrant message even as… Continue »

Each Friday through Election Day, we put out a short weekly memo that highlights the biggest 2020 election developments at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration.  Key Immigration Politics Storylines Kamala Harris, Marjorie Taylor Greene, and the sharp contrast between the two parties Kamala Harris is an inspired and historic choice as Joe Biden’s… Continue »

“Americans want leaders to bring us together to solve problems, not politicians that incite division, create chaos and fail at governance” Here they go again. The GOP is relying on anti-immigrant ads in hopes of mobilizing its core supporters and peeling off some independents. Karl Rove’s One Nation Super PAC is doing it. The Trump… Continue »

Joe Arpaio, Kris Kobach, Jeff Sessions, Steve King Lose in 2020 GOP Primaries, Following 2018 Cycle Featuring Blowouts of Leading Anti-Immigrant Candidates   Joe Arpaio’s official loss in the Republican primary for Maricopa County Sheriff raises the question: if nativism is such a winning issue for Republicans, why are leading nativists continuing to lose elections?… Continue »