Ever since he came down the escalator in 2015, Donald Trump has taken a wrecking ball to the Statue of Liberty, dehumanizing and attacking immigrants at every turn. After four years of enduring cruel and inhumane policies under this administration, after the election was officially called in Joe Biden’s favor many immigrants and advocates expressed… Continue »

The spontaneous public demonstrations of joy over the dethroning of Donald Trump and the triumph of the Biden-Harris Democratic duo resembled those from nations where a dictator was unseated, rather than a U.S. election. It was a type of social depressurization that was just as longed for as it was delayed, and the nationwide image,… Continue »

Frank Sharry Reacts to Biden-Harris Victory   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the evident victory of Joe Biden as the President-elect. Congratulations to President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris. Congratulations to the hardworking campaign staff, volunteers, and organizers. Congratulations to the multiracial majority of Americans… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, policy and political experts who worked to mobilize voters and tracked the immigration issue gathered on a call to discuss the significant role immigrants and voters of color played in the historic 2020 election cycle. Immigration, once seen as a key wedge to be… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Visit https://electioneve2020.com/ for full data The American Election Eve Poll (AEEP), a massive poll of over 15,000 voters from all backgrounds, finds that Americans are strongly pro-immigrant and support fair and generous immigration policies, including a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. The poll was sponsored by a consortium of over 20 organizations and conducted… Continue »

While votes are tabulated in the remaining states, whether Joe Biden wins or Donald Trump is reelected, the 2020 presidential election evidences many things. Among them, it reveals a country sadly divided in groups with diametrically opposed visions in the ideological realm, as well as in priorities for public policies, nuanced by an identity war… Continue »

At the crossroads of immigration and electoral politics, these are our top picks    How is the issue of immigration faring in the 2020 elections?  Below are seven key races we are watching closely. We believe these are the top races that will indicate whether immigration is a wedge issue that works for Trump and… Continue »

This week, with any luck, we will know if the voters of this nation opted for a change of leadership in the White House, tired of almost four years of lies, division, cruel public policies, and disdain for human life–especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Or if, for some reason that sociologists and… Continue »

Key Immigration Politics Stories The significance of Biden leaning into immigration via the powerful new family separation ad: Why the new ad represents a remarkable shift in the immigration debate with Democrats feeling confident to lean in and go on offense. Why Trump’s xenophobia isn’t working in 2020 (despite Stephen Miller’s best efforts): Our answers… Continue »

Trump’s naked appeals to white grievance on race and immigration may excite his core supporters, but the backlash effect is even stronger. Need evidence? A confident Joe Biden is advertising on family separation. Democrats down ballot have staked out pro-immigrant policy positions. Trump and Republican attacks are falling flat. A pro-immigrant multiracial majority is emerging.  … Continue »