As Trump spreads lies about undocumented immigrants in an attempt to score political points, it is important to remember that as a business owner Trump has profited from the labor of the same undocumented immigrants he is attacking.  Following revelations by two housekeepers who took on the president and revealed that his company employed and… Continue »

Republican Racism and Xenophobia on the Ballot in November  In Kansas and Arizona, today’s two primary races offer a glimpse into what’s to come in November.  In Kansas, the GOP insiders worry that the Senate primary winner will be Kris Kobach, a divisive figure whose inflammatory anti-immigrant stances helped defeat him in his 2018 run… Continue »

President Trump’s new reelection ads criticize Joe Biden for supporting a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. The ads — one titled “Takeover” and another titled “Cards” — attack Biden for wanting to “give amnesty to 11 million illegal immigrants.”  Proceed, Mr. President. Beyond the loaded phrasing, the focus on the policy vision… Continue »

Americans Yearn for Unity and a New Direction; Trump Sticks with Ugliness & Division   Today, one year after the El Paso Massacre that tragically killed 23 people and left another 23 wounded, America’s Voice reflects on the state of a city and a country battered by hatred, division and violence.  According to Mario Carrillo,… Continue »

Below are four key points about the Trump administration’s DACA memo yesterday: A death knell for DACA, if Trump gets his way. While the White House tried to spin yesterday’s announcement as some sort of compromise – and several headlines ran with their “extension of DACA” framing – it’s best understood as a death knell… Continue »

“The best way to protect Dreamers and to move forward with a path to a permanent solution for all undocumented immigrants is to defeat Trump this November”   A new memo that lays the groundwork for eliminating the DACA program was issued today by the Trump Administration. While many news outlets are running with a… Continue »

Last night, Senate Republicans released their long-awaited COVID-relief legislative package, the HEALS Act. Unfortunately, and in contrast to the HEROES Act that passed the House months ago, the new Senate bill is no match for the moment. Unsurprisingly, the GOP proposal reflects the divisiveness, corruption and plutocracy that characterizes the Trump presidency.  From our point… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Newly released polling of swing voters across twelve battleground states indicates that Trump’s anti-immigrant electoral strategy is failing.  After three years of demonizing immigrants, most recently through the unconstitutional attacks on the census, and advancing policies that cut immigration at the expense of families and communities across the country, newly released polling shows that voters… Continue »

The House of Representatives is expected to debate and vote on the NO BAN Act a today, a bill to rescind President Trump’s Muslim Ban, African Ban and Refugee Ban as well as to prevent measures that restrict legal immigration and travel based on religion, national origin or other forms of blatant discrimination.  The following… Continue »

“He’s not really acting as the President of the United States. He’s acting as the president of white people in red states.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: I’ll leave the legal analysis to others, because I don’t think Trump cares about whether this will withstand court… Continue »