The following is by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. Why is the incoming Biden-Harris administration leaning in on immigration? Because the tectonic plates have shifted, creating a bigger opening than ever for pro-immigrant policy.  The key factors in this shift: 1) Trump’s nativism backfired with the majority of the public; 2) immigration as… Continue »

A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice: Donald Trump es responsable de incitar a una insurrección que saqueó el Capitolio federal, dejando cinco muertos a su paso. Él es un peligro claro y presente para Estados Unidos y debe ser retirado de su cargo. Los republicanos debieron pararlo hace… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:  Donald Trump is responsible for inciting an insurrection that sacked the U.S. Capitol, leaving five dead in its wake. He is a clear and present danger to the United States and must be removed from office.  Republicans should have stopped him long… Continue »

The way to conduct democracy is to knock on doors, not break them down Yesterday, domestic terrorists staged a failed coup at the United States Capitol Building. Encouraged to do so by Donald Trump, they attempted to overthrow the results of a free and fair election. They put the lives of public servants, Capitol Hill… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, advocates, public health experts and an asylum seeker gathered on a press call to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s new approach to migration that will undo the worst of Trump’s policies and build back better. After four years of cruel and inhumane immigration policies from… Continue »

In a new analysis posted on Medium, Frank Sharry looks back at the debate over immigration policy and immigration politics and concludes that Trump’s xenophobia and cruelty have backfired.  He argues immigration and the pro-immigrant movement have confronted and survived the existential threat Trump and Stephen Miller posed to the very idea of America as… Continue »

See detailed visual presentation HERE on how American public opinion has shifted to fully embrace immigrants and immigration A new America’s Voice deep-dive on American public opinion documents how the nation has become more pro-immigrant over time. See HERE for the full presentation, with visuals and detailed data.  The analysis includes the following: Americans Have… Continue »

In the first Lincoln-Douglas debate, Abraham Lincoln said: “public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.” Case in point: the battle to save DACA from the relentless attacks on it by Republicans and Trump. For four years, Donald Trump and Stephen Miller have tried to strip protections from… Continue »

The Story of the Dramatic Political Change in the Southwest   Three years ago, Arizona had zero Democratic senators. After yesterday’s official swearing in of Mark Kelly, Arizona now has two Democratic senators. Together with the official certification of Joe Biden as the winner of Arizona in the presidential election, it reflects a political transformation… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “He’s the right person to undo Trump’s cruelties, advance fair and humane policies, and deliver on the bold change the American people strongly support.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news that Alejandro Mayorkas will be nominated to be Secretary of the… Continue »