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Trump’s 2020 Campaign: More of the Same: Cruelty. Hypocrisy. Failure.

“Except this time, the American people already know what to expect and they aren’t falling for Trump’s falsehoods and fear mongering.” Earlier tonight, President Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign fueled by a false sense of success. As a humanitarian crisis rages on our southern border, created and compounded by the failed policies of Trump … Continue reading »

Five Key Points on Trump and Immigration

Donald Trump is set to officially kick off his re-election tonight with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Trump, who launched his presidential campaign four years ago by descending a golden escalator and slandering Mexicans as rapists, is set to return to the same playbook of obsessive fear-mongering around immigrants – his xenophobia is the beating … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry for USA Today: “Democrats can turn immigration into a total loser for Donald Trump in 2020 — if they dare”

“[Trump] lines the pockets of his super wealthy friends, picks the pockets of ordinary Americans, and points the finger at brown and black immigrants. This is nothing less than the strategic use of racism in the service of plutocracy.” As Trump kicks off his reelection in Orlando today — and former undocumented Trump property workers … Continue reading »

Previewing the Week on Immigration: Chaos, Failure and Abhorrent Detention Conditions As Humanitarian Crisis Grows

If you’d like a recording of the call, please contact press@americasvoice.org As Trump appoints former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as Acting Director of USCIS (without Senate confirmation) and one day before Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan is set to participate in a Senate Judiciary hearing on Trump’s approach to immigration and border management issues, … Continue reading »

Elections Matter: House Democrats Take Big Step On Journey to Modernize Our Immigration System

A Powerful Victory for the Common Sense and the Problem-Solving Americans Want from their Elected Leaders Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding yesterday’s passage of the American Dream and Promise Act: For years, Democrats have promised to make immigration reform a priority, and for … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Recommends Passage of American Dream and Promise Act With No Damaging Amendments

Congress Should Act on the Will of the American People and Pass Permanent Protections for Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders On Tuesday, June 4th, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, which would provide permanent protections for immigrant youth – Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry on Dream and TPS House Votes: “Yesterday, We Moved Towards a More Expansive and Welcoming America”

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, after yesterday’s House Judiciary Committee passage of new and permanent protections for Dreamers, TPS holders and DED recipients. Yesterday, we moved towards a more expansive and welcoming America. The House Judiciary Democrats approved a strong bill that creates a roadmap to citizenship … Continue reading »

New Swing State Polling: Trump’s Xenophobia Repels More Voters Than it Attracts

As Trump Leans in to the Same ‘Divide and Distract’ Strategy as 2018, Evidence Mounts That it is Backfiring Against Him and GOP for 2020 President Trump’s campaign rally last night in Pennsylvania reminds us that his 2020 reelection campaign will feature an ugly mix of tough guy talk and fearmongering on immigrants and immigration. … Continue reading »

Major CNN Report on Undocumented Workers Hired by Trump Underscores Trump Hypocrisy – Again

Rather Than the Limp Immigration “Plan” Pushed by Trump and Kushner, Let’s Legalize Undocumented Workers, Level the Playing Field for all Workers and Decent Employers, and Hold Unscrupulous Employers like Trump Accountable On Friday night, CNN’s Randi Kaye of Anderson Cooper 360 aired a town hall with 19 of the many undocumented workers exploited by … Continue reading »

Senate Democrats Release Plan of Action to Contrast Trump’s Failing Immigration Policy

In his latest column for the Washington Post, Greg Sargent details a new bill set to be introduced by the entire Democratic caucus in the Senate that will be “the basis for a substantive blueprint to respond to the asylum-seeking crisis — and, more broadly, an answer to Trump’s xenophobic and nativist nationalism, a vision … Continue reading »