On September 15, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), ran Facebook ads that warned of an alleged Biden effort set on “housing ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS in your neighborhood!” The fear the NRSC was looking to generate with this racist fiction harkens back to the blockbusting and neighborhood racial covenants of the Jim-Crow era. They paid Facebook… Continue »

On September 15 Elise Stefanik, the third-ranking House Republican, dropped more Facebook ads that warned of a coming “insurrection” that will “overthrow our current electorate.”  Did she mean the actual insurrectionists, instigated by Donald Trump, who attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6? No, Stefanik is not concerned with actual insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol… Continue »

New Report Released by Immigration Hub and America’s Voice   Today, Immigration Hub and America’s Voice released a new report that tracks the content, volume and impact of right-wing paid ad and social media campaigns centered on immigration. As the GOP begins to ramp up its attacks against Afghan refugees in the US, the report… Continue »

Broad support among Americans to help those who risked it all to stand with us Washington, DC – At first, it seemed that Republicans would rally to the cause of rescuing and resettling Afghans who risked their lives to help America. Increasingly, however, the nativist core of the GOP is reasserting itself. Stephen Miller, Tucker… Continue »

Below is a column by David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated into English.  The most recent global events, inevitably, have an immediate repercussion on the migration issue: from the endless arrival of desperate migrants to the southern border of the United States, to the recent social protests in Cuba, to the assassination of… Continue »

“Is it a pandemic of the migrants? No, it is a pandemic of the unvaccinated.” Washington, DC – For weeks, we have been highlighting how the Republican strain of COVID-19 scapegoating has spread like a virus within the Republican Party echo chamber (see here, here, here and here). From Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis to… Continue »

This is the year for Democrats to deliver on their promises and legalize millions Washington, DC — Lorella Praeli and Hina Naveed, both of whom have lived most of their lives as undocumented immigrants, have written a powerful piece for the New York Times. They talk of their lives and the aspirations of millions of… Continue »

Washington, DC – Governors Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas are more interested in advancing their political ambitions than in protecting the children in their states. So say leading editorial boards and columnists in Florida and Texas. As CNN’s National Political Reporter Maeve Reston writes: Republicans like DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Washington, DC – Below, find four key points on immigration polling and public opinion relevant to the current moment: 70-plus percent of Americans support citizenship for Dreamers, TPS holders, farm workers, and essential workers – including majority of Republicans The American public rejects Republicans’ “border first” excuses for inaction on citizenship, wanting progress on citizenship… Continue »

Washington, DC – The new Republican variant of COVID-19 is a toxic mix of racism, xenophobia and the scapegoating of immigrants. And it is spreading rapidly among the GOP.  Starting in Texas, where it was incubated by Governor Greg Abbott, the variant has mutated into a new strain, the DeSantis Variant, now spreading in Florida… Continue »