Former President Donald Trump announced his next campaign for President at his Mar-A-Lago resort on November 15, 2022, surrounded by his most dedicated supporters. Among those in the audience was Stephen Miller, who has been by Trump’s side since 2015, and oversaw and implemented Trump’s xenophobic agenda. Much of... Continuar »
Over the last two years, Republicans have made a series of consecutive hard right turns leaving them in the cul-de-sac of extremism. The MAGA Republicans who won primaries and faced general election voters in the 2022 midterms were unable to secure the majorities to decisively claim power. MAGA extremism... Continuar »
It’s not a top issue for most voters, Republicans demagogue migrants to galvanize their base, Democrats employ a consistent both/ad message about security and reform   The 2022 midterms will largely be determined by issues other than immigration, but immigration and the border showed up on the debate stage... Continuar »
Looking to provide the fuel for the anti-immigrant judicial pipeline, the Republican Attorney General candidates in Texas, Arizona, and Kansas could shape national immigration policy for the worse.    Ken Paxton (R-TX), Kris Kobach (R-KS), and Abe Hamadeh (R-AZ) are putting nativism at the forefront of their campaigns, but... Continuar »
 As More Republicans Openly Espouse the White Nationalist Replacement Theory, Mainstream GOP Response is Either a Dangerous Embrace or an Insidious Silence   At a Trump rally in Mesa, Arizona, on October 9, Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene took the stage to boost the Republican candidates running in the... Continuar »
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is again under threat from a politicized legal challenge from Republicans – as it has been for the past 10 years. Republicans’ anti-immigrant judicial pipeline looks like it will deliver a severe blow any day now. A panel of conservative judges... Continuar »
Dozens of elected members of congress participated in a radio event organized by a hate group to amplify dangerous disinformation and white nationalist lies Over two days in late September, just weeks from the midterm elections, dozens of elected Republican officials joined right-wing talk shows from across the nation... Continuar »
Leading GOP figures and upstart candidates who gathered in Dallas at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference in early August painted a dark and ominous picture of what the United States would be like under their control. The conference participants, the base of the GOP, cheered authoritarianism, normalized... Continuar »
Republicans bet on extremism, courting the potential for violence from supporters – and backlash from voters.     In primaries on August 2, Arizona Republicans selected the candidates to represent their party in November, and it is a ticket filled from top to bottom with dangerous extremists. Arizona Republicans have put... Continuar »
Fearmonger at the Border; Challenge DACA in the Courts; Cite Border Security Excuse to Justify Obstruction in Congress Washington, DC – A Dallas News story by Todd Gillman highlights the tenuous future of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program due to Republican-led legal challenges.... Continuar »