President Trump’s campaign released a new online ad attacking Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing Trump’s early turn to “xenophobia.” Yet the ad inadvertently reveals the very “xenophobia” the Trump campaign condemns. As numerous observers have pointed out, the ad takes Biden’s remarks out of context and portrays the former Governor of Washington, Gary Locke,… Continue »

“He’s Going There. Don’t Let Him” The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Journalist Ezra Klein tweeted late last night, ‘The pivot Trump is about to make from downplaying the coronavirus to using it to justify xenophobia and scapegoating is going to be very grim.’ Sure enough, this morning,… Continue »

“It is a challenge to American democracy when an unelected and unconfirmed advisor to the President, who has no accountability to the American people, has such extreme white nationalist and white supremacist views…”  Today, Chairman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) on behalf of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, introduced a House resolution calling out white nationalist and white… Continue »

Man stated he was targeting “Mexicans” when he killed 22 people in El Paso and was indicted on dozens of hate crime charges Yesterday, the man accused of killing 22 people in an El Paso Wal-Mart after driving 11 hours across Texas was indicted on 90 federal charges including dozens of hate crimes. Along with… Continue »

As we predicted, President Trump’s State of the Union address last night was filled with ugly xenophobia, racial incitement and flat-out falsehoods. On immigration, his attempt to claim “success” is based on the cruelty, chaos, bigotry and suffering he has imposed – by executive fiat (check out our pre-buttal statement we issued yesterday for a… Continue »

SPLC Hatewatch’s latest release detailing White House advisor Stephen Miller’s role in advancing and espousing white nationalist theories include new emails to Breitbart that demonstrate Miller’s animus toward Dreamers and DACA and a forward of a disturbing article endorsing mass deportation by shipping out undocumented immigrants by trains to “scare people who want to undo… Continue »

A CNN interview with former Breitbart reporter Katie McHugh leaves no doubt that White House advisor and leading anti-immigrant policy advisor Stephen Miller is an avowed white nationalist – and that ugly worldview animates his influence and drives the range of immigration and refugee policies he’s pushed from the White House (see more from this… Continue »

In a must-read article from the Charlotte Observer, Teo Armus and Ames Alexander detail how the Foundation for the Carolinas has been making grants to hardline anti-immigrant groups such as the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA and the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). To date, The Foundation for the Carolinas has granted some… Continue »

Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center released the first installment of a devastating report on Stephen Miller, the top immigration adviser to Donald Trump. The report reveals hundreds of emails, leaked by a former Breitbart editor, that show Miller promoting white nationalist ideas about race and immigration. Miller promoted the work of white nationalist and… Continue »

Today, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is set to become the first White House official to testify to Congress as part of the impeachment inquiry. Ahead of his testimony, conservative talking heads, pro-Trump allies, and some Republicans are slandering Lt. Col. Vindman, including a focus on the fact that he was born in Ukraine. Lt. Col.… Continue »