Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  Although 2021 is already part of history, it has left us with—among many other things—two discouraging and worrisome aspects: on the one hand, a new COVID-19 variant that is... Continuar »
Census: net international migration into the U.S. last year was one-quarter what it was in 2016 Washington, DC – An NBC News story lays bare the economic consequences of the Republican embrace of nativism. The damage wrought by President Trump and Stephen Miller over their four years in power... Continuar »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated in English and Spanish.  It’s hard to believe, but one year has passed since the attempt to destroy nothing less than the U.S. democracy. On January 6, 2021, the entire world witnessed a... Continuar »
Xenophobic Lie: “Immigrants spread COVID” Dog-whistle politics in America have a long and ugly history. Republican leaders have been using the strategic racism playbook to further their agenda since the mid-60s. Over the last two decades, Republicans have increasingly employed dog-whistles against immigrants as a means to fearmonger, especially... Continuar »
Looking to curry favor with Trump and his cultish followers, Republican governors head to the southern border in latest political stunt Washington, DC – In the latest Republican attempt to politicize the challenges at our southern border, Texas Governor Greg Abbott is playing host to 10 other Republican governors... Continuar »
anti-immigrant militias detain immigrants
Senior State Department Official Resigns in Protest, Calling the Deportation of Haitians “Illegal” and “Inhumane” Washington, DC – Two recent resignations from the Biden administration were accompanied by powerful condemnations of the administration’s ongoing deportations of Haitians to a nation buckling under the strain of political violence, an earthquake’s... Continuar »
A juzgar por los recientes acontecimientos en diversos frentes, desde inmigración hasta el derecho al aborto y al voto, pareciera que la mano de Donald Trump y de sus cómplices republicanos se apuntan victorias, aunque no controlen ni la Casa Blanca ni el Congreso. Del mismo modo que el... Continuar »
“Is it a pandemic of the migrants? No, it is a pandemic of the unvaccinated.” Washington, DC – For weeks, we have been highlighting how the Republican strain of COVID-19 scapegoating has spread like a virus within the Republican Party echo chamber (see here, here, here and here). From... Continuar »
Washington, DC – Governors Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas are more interested in advancing their political ambitions than in protecting the children in their states. So say leading editorial boards and columnists in Florida and Texas. As CNN’s National Political Reporter Maeve Reston writes: Republicans... Continuar »
Washington, DC – The new Republican variant of COVID-19 is a toxic mix of racism, xenophobia and the scapegoating of immigrants. And it is spreading rapidly among the GOP.  Starting in Texas, where it was incubated by Governor Greg Abbott, the variant has mutated into a new strain, the... Continuar »