This week the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a hate group, held their “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” (HTFTTF) event for the 13th year in a row. This year’s event comes in the aftermath of the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California, which... Continuar »
It’s been an incredibly busy week for everyone, immigration advocates included. The Trump Administration is constantly trying to change immigration policy — to the detriment of migrants, immigrants, and their families — and this week was no exception. Below is a recap of immigration and anti-immigrant developments this week.... Continuar »
A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, immigration experts gathered with Representative Veronica Escobar (TX-16) on a press call to condemn the annual Federation for American Immigration Reform’s (FAIR) upcoming annual radio show, “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” (HTFTTF). During HTFTTF, FAIR’s anti-immigration rhetoric... Continuar »
Trump Will Never Change, but Will the GOP Ever Stand Up? In a new essay in The Atlantic, Adam Serwer examines the rise of white nationalism and the need for a firm, clear response, led mostly by conservatives to increasing violence – coupled with a law enforcement response –... Continuar »
This is a new low:  Yesterday, Buzzfeed reported that the Justice Department sent an email to all immigration court employees that included a link to none other than VDARE, one of the worst and most vile white nationalist websites. The article linked to “directly attacks sitting immigration judges with... Continuar »
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Yesterday, America’s Voice sent a letter to the board members of the Foundation for the Carolinas regarding its funding of organizations deemed “hate groups” by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Per the Foundation’s financial statements from 2014 until 2017, the foundation has disbursed more than $11 million to groups... Continuar »
Embossed on the Statue of Liberty, “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,” are the founding ideals of America, unless you’re a member of the Trump administration, as we learned yesterday. In an interview with CNN,... Continuar »
Neither Donald Trump’s racism nor his Administration’s ties to white nationalists are new revelations, but the events of this summer are still a shocking reminder of the racism and xenophobia that are foundational to this presidency. From recent campaign events to the white nationalist figures staffing all levels of... Continuar »
On the heels of the El Paso massacre, Latinos and Latino journalists are giving voice to the Latino community’s sense of vulnerability and invisibility. Below are excerpts and links to a few of the powerful pieces published over the weekend. Adrian Carrasquillo in Politico Magazine, “This Is What Latinos... Continuar »
Trumpism Has Created a Moral Crisis in America and A Stark Choice in 2020 We are in serious trouble as a nation. We have a President that incites racial and ethnic hatred. His policies embody his rhetoric and his cruelty. His political party enables and encourages him. The guardrails... Continuar »