asylum refugees

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding the latest border apprehension numbers: When it comes to responding to the regional refugee challenge and humanitarian crisis at our border, the Trump administration has failed miserably.  The challenge has been and continues to be how America can best respond to… Continue »

America’s Voice on Trump’s Latest Effort to Unilaterally Slash Legal Immigration   Last Friday afternoon, the Trump Administration issued an executive order to bar the admission of legal immigrants who cannot prove they have health insurance.  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: This is nothing less than a legal… Continue »

“Unless Patriots Stand Up, No One is Safe” A dark shadow looms over America as Trump’s continued wrath on all immigrants spreads to the entire body politic.  Yesterday, the New York Times revealed that earlier this year the President “wanted the [border] wall electrified, with spikes on top that could pierce human flesh. After publicly… Continue »

The news that the Trump administration will raid $3.6 billion from 127 different military construction projects for the border wall is a disturbing indictment of this administration’s priorities. As lawmakers and observers speak out in opposition and call for specific details about the projects to be raided, it’s worth reflecting on the larger context and… Continue »

haters

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 like the Center for Immigration Studies… Continue »

“Miller is the captain of this ship. The question is whether the vessel for his sadistic cruelty — Trump and the GOP — can survive the voyage” – Frank Sharry Two front-pagers from the Washington Post and New York Times put the spotlight on Stephen Miller this weekend, revealing what we basically already understood: Miller… Continue »

“They failed in Congress, repeatedly. Now, they are sneaking through the back door to accomplish by fiat what they could not achieve by legislation” In response to the Trump administration’s radical “public charge” regulation, the consequences and motives are becoming clear. With respect to its many consequences, one is that the new rule could slash… Continue »

Latest WaPo Story Continues to Reveal Depths of Trump’s Hypocrisy In the aftermath of the Mississippi family separation raids, a key question emerges: why is ICE arresting the immigrant workers and ripping their families apart but doing nothing to hold their employers accountable? Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that as an… Continue »

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 of our institutions seem largely incapable… Continue »

Stop legitimizing racial and ethnic hatred, inciting violence against innocent Americans, and doing violence to the American idea The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice  We are facing a moment of truth in America. The project we call America is at risk. The question before us is existential: will… Continue »