Last week Rep. Juan Ciscomani (AZ-06) joined far-right anti-immigration extremists in approving two baseless but dangerous resolutions in the House of Representatives. This was more than simply voting the party line. Both of these resolutions advance the racist conspiracy theories and paranoia targeted at immigration and immigrants. In one... Continue »
Last week Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer (OR-05) joined far-right anti-immigration extremists in approving two baseless but dangerous resolutions in the House of Representatives. This was more than simply voting the party line. Both of these resolutions advance the racist conspiracy theories and paranoia targeted at immigration and immigrants. In one... Continue »
Last week Rep. Monica De La Cruz (TX-15) joined far-right anti-immigration extremists in approving two baseless but dangerous resolutions in the House of Representatives. This was more than simply voting the party line. Both of these resolutions advance the racist conspiracy theories and paranoia targeted at immigration and immigrants.... Continue »
Most of the Republican Members of the House Oversight Committee have amplified white nationalist “invasion” and “replacement” conspiracy theories over the last few years. Their rhetoric is inexorably tied to the “Great Replacement Theory” and multiple domestic terrorist attacks that have claimed the lives of dozens of Americans over... Continue »
Week of June 5, 2023 THREE OPPOSITION MESSAGES FROM THE WEEK In a gift to the MAGA base, House Republicans move forward on a sham DHS Secretary impeachment effort: In an apparent deal to secure the votes from the extreme MAGA wing to not send the country into default,... Continue »
Chad Wolf, unlawfully appointed former acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security under the Trump administration, is among right-wing officials set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee this week. While the hearing purports to concern border security, it’s really about keeping the base inflamed over immigration after... Continue »
Late last week in California, a group of 16 Venezuelan and Colombian migrants were dumped outside the door of a Sacramento church, after they were apparently transported to the state on a private flight after being cajoled with promises of work and other assistance. But those promises turned out... Continue »
The right-wing’s effort to build and disseminate the latest chapter in their nativist narrative is on full display this week as they execute another clearly planned maneuver to fearmonger about our undocumented neighbors. Through the establishment of seemingly innocuous non-profit organizations, collaboration with elected Republicans, and eager right-wing media... Continue »
Rep. María Elvira Salazar (FL-27) provided a critical vote to help deliver the passage of H.R. 2, also known as the Child Deportation Act, in early May 2023. The bill is not a serious policy proposal for addressing the challenges at the border. It’s all politics that is far... Continue »
Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX-23) provided a critical vote to help deliver the passage of H.R. 2, also known as the Child Deportation Act, in early May 2023. The bill is not a serious policy proposal for addressing the challenges at the border. It’s all politics that is far too... Continue »