The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to Steve Bannon and leaders of the ‘We Build the Wall’ fundraising campaign being charged with defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors in a multi-state criminal conspiracy. This is a story that captures the era.  The President’s men have been… Continue »

Trump heads to Arizona; Schumer heads to New York harbor Today, Donald Trump heads to Arizona to hug his border wall. Tonight, Chuck Schumer delivers his convention speech in front of the Statue of Liberty.  Trump will demonize immigrants, claim inaccurately that his wall saved us from the pandemic, and thrill his shrinking core of… Continue »

As Trump spreads lies about undocumented immigrants in an attempt to score political points, it is important to remember that as a business owner Trump has profited from the labor of the same undocumented immigrants he is attacking.  Following revelations by two housekeepers who took on the president and revealed that his company employed and… Continue »

Donald J. Trump fears losing reelection. He sees the writing on the wall and is engaged in a frenetic campaign, not to win fair and square over the likely Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, but to sow doubts among the American people about the results of the elections this November 3rd. His nervousness is understandable… Continue »

President Trump’s new reelection ads criticize Joe Biden for supporting a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. The ads — one titled “Takeover” and another titled “Cards” — attack Biden for wanting to “give amnesty to 11 million illegal immigrants.”  Proceed, Mr. President. Beyond the loaded phrasing, the focus on the policy vision… Continue »

Yesterday, Donald Trump spent a full day in Texas, traveling to Odessa and Midland for a campaign-style rally and fundraiser. There’s no better indication that the state is a battleground than for the incumbent Republican President to devote such a major chunk of time in what was once a reliably red state. Trump, full of… Continue »

Win or Lose, Trump is Determined to Deport Dreamers In typical fashion, and in its determination to dismantle DACA, administration officials are saying their latest effort to limit the Obama-era program, is just a temporary measure until next steps are decided. We know what that means. When Trump and his gang say “temporary for now”… Continue »

“The best way to protect Dreamers and to move forward with a path to a permanent solution for all undocumented immigrants is to defeat Trump this November”   A new memo that lays the groundwork for eliminating the DACA program was issued today by the Trump Administration. While many news outlets are running with a… Continue »

This week will bring more attention to two of the cruelest and most unpopular elements of the Trump administration’s relentless anti-immigrant agenda: family separation and their effort to end DACA and target Dreamers. Both of these topics are coming to a head due to legal rulings – reminding observers of both the cruelty of this… Continue »

As special units from Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) act as Trump’s personal militia in Portland and other “blue cities,” the Trump administration seeking to move nearly $170 million away from bipartisan priorities — including the use of body cameras — to its own pet projects. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), the lead appropriator in the… Continue »