Desperate for a hot-button dog-whistle, Republicans reach for a wedge issue that has lost its edge Republicans are busy signaling their intention to run hard on nativism during the 2022 midterms. For example: Stephen Miller told The Washington Post last week that Republicans should make the 2022 midterms all about immigration. Referring to the 2010… Continue »

Read the new America’s Voice report, The Return of Trump: The Racist Sequel   America’s Voice is releasing a new report ahead of Donald Trump’s immigration-focused speech at CPAC on Sunday. It underscores that the reliance on nativism and xenophobia by Donald Trump and Stephen Miller is a political loser for Republicans. The report is… Continue »

As Donald Trump prepares to take center stage and launch his 2024 campaign and reassert his control of the Republican Party in his persona. This mindset also infused Republican electoral campaigns up and down the ballot in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. It was a strategy that largely backfired.  Along with that ugly rhetoric, Trump’s… Continue »

News broke yesterday that Stephen Miller is set to speak to House Republicans this week on immigration policy and politics. This comes on the heels of news that Donald Trump’s will address immigration in his upcoming CPAC speech. Clearly, the Republican Party is still the Party of Trump. The GOP is doubling down on ugly… Continue »

This Sunday, Donald Trump will deliver a speech at CPAC that reportedly will focus heavily on immigration. This begs a few questions:  Didn’t we just emerge from multiple election cycles in which Trump and the GOP ran hard on Democrats’ supposed radicalism on immigration?  Didn’t Trump attack Biden on “amnesty” and being “soft-on-immigration” throughout the… Continue »

We know what the Biden administration is doing on immigration. But do we know why they are doing it? Last week, the administration announced it will begin admitting thousands of asylum-seekers who have been stuck in dangerous conditions in northern Mexico. In addition, the administration announced that it will jumpstart the decimated refugee resettlement program… Continue »

Following politics in Washington, D.C. for almost three decades has been both a blessing and a curse. A blessing because of the richness of experience, the capacity to place new information in context, and for being on the front row of history as it unfolds. A curse because witnessing so many lies and false promises… Continue »

El oscuro capítulo que representa la presidencia de Donald Trump en la historia de Estados Unidos lamentablemente no culmina ni con su juicio político en la Cámara Baja, por segunda ocasión, ni con su salida de la Casa Blanca la semana entrante. El daño que le ha hecho a este país y a su historia… Continue »

The way to conduct democracy is to knock on doors, not break them down Yesterday, domestic terrorists staged a failed coup at the United States Capitol Building. Encouraged to do so by Donald Trump, they attempted to overthrow the results of a free and fair election. They put the lives of public servants, Capitol Hill… Continue »

See detailed visual presentation HERE on how American public opinion has shifted to fully embrace immigrants and immigration A new America’s Voice deep-dive on American public opinion documents how the nation has become more pro-immigrant over time. See HERE for the full presentation, with visuals and detailed data.  The analysis includes the following: Americans Have… Continue »