Key Immigration Politics Stories Biden Stands with the Majority of Americans Who Are Pro-Immigrant: Contrasts between Biden and Trump couldn’t be clearer. New Battleground Poll: Trump’s immigration policies are losing him more votes than they gain. The “Cornyn Con” Continues: John Cornyn calls himself a strong supporter of legalizing Dreamers, despite consistently voting against Dreamers… Continue »

Throughout the 2020 election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during his 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history.… Continue »

Senator John Cornyn is out with a new Spanish-language ad claiming that he “strongly supports the legalization of Dreamers.” It’s a jaw-dropping claim considering his long record of doing exactly the opposite. On the Senate floor, Cornyn has had numerous opportunities to vote yes. Every time, he’s voted no. Cornyn is so infamous for faking… Continue »

Throughout election season, America’s Voice has been tracking xenophobic and racist ads that candidates, campaigns, and PACs are running through our 2020 Ad Watch campaign. Although hateful election rhetoric did not start with Trump, the president’s attacks during the 2016 and 2018 campaigns were some of the most troubling in our nation’s history. Worse, they… Continue »

Congress needs to investigate why taxpayers paid for what amounts to a campaign ad for Donald Trump   A lurid, inaccurate and racist propaganda video produced and disseminated by the U.S. Border Patrol epitomizes the fact that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has become an arm of the Trump re-election campaign. The politicization of… Continue »

Tired of his divisiveness, Americans want to come together to solve big challenges  In the face of Trump’s focus on urban unrest in hopes of deflecting from his epic failures on the pandemic, the economy and racial injustice, new polls show that the lead Biden and Democrats have built in swing states is durable. Trump’s… Continue »

Leading voices condemn Trump’s effort to encourage violence in desperate attempt to hold onto power A weak, failing, threatened and scared President Trump is openly encouraging  violence in a desperate attempt to scare voters and hold onto power. Leading observers are capturing the dangerous moment facing our democracy:  Dana Milbank in the Washington Post: “In… Continue »

Strategic racism didn’t work in 2018. Let’s make sure it doesn’t work in 2020.   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director at America’s Voice, taking stock of the latest political state of play: Much to the distress of Trump and the GOP, a powerful multiracial majority is gearing up to reject… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director at America’s Voice following the conclusion of the Republican National Convention: Whew. We’re sure glad that’s over. Let’s leave all that in the rear view mirror. It’s time to double down on the work ahead to consolidate the majority determined to achieve a better, more… Continue »

The final night of the RNC convention was filled with dictatorial chest-thumping, deliberate disinformation, and coded racism and xenophobia. The evening featured speakers and videos desperately trying to define the sensible Biden-Harris immigration platform as “radical” along with futile efforts to paint Trump’s relentless cruelty towards immigrants as successful.  Mostly, however, Trump and his enablers… Continue »