“Americans want leaders to bring us together to solve problems, not politicians that incite division, create chaos and fail at governance” Here they go again. The GOP is relying on anti-immigrant ads in hopes of mobilizing its core supporters and peeling off some independents. Karl Rove’s One Nation Super PAC is doing it. The Trump… Continue »

Immigration polling from America's Voice.

Newly released polling of swing voters across twelve battleground states indicates that Trump’s anti-immigrant electoral strategy is failing.  After three years of demonizing immigrants, most recently through the unconstitutional attacks on the census, and advancing policies that cut immigration at the expense of families and communities across the country, newly released polling shows that voters… Continue »

Stop Jeff Sessions Attorney General Confirmation

Frank Sharry on the end of the road for Jeff Sessions The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:  “Jefferson Beauregard Sessions is no longer a force in American politics.  He rose to prominence with the rise of Donald Trump, became the nation’s Attorney General and aggressively pursued the most… Continue »

 A range of leading voices from across the political spectrum agree on the following: Trump is running an openly racist and nativist campaign designed to foment white grievance; his ugly strategy is a sign of his weakness and isn’t working; and down-ballot Republicans who have enabled Trump won’t be able to unlash themselves from the… Continue »

“We should be proud of a nation that will find the racial incitement and divisiveness we will likely see from the President in the coming days and weeks as inconsistent with the nation   Two weeks ago today, the Supreme Court ruled that the President had unlawfully ended the enormously popular DACA program in 2017.… Continue »

Every day brings reminders that the American public is recoiling from Trump’s race-baiting and xenophobia. New immigration polling from Gallup is the latest evidence: By a 77-19% margin, Gallup finds that Americans think immigration is a “good thing” rather than a “bad thing” for the country today.  Democrats (89-9%), Independents (78-17%), and Republicans (62-31%) each… Continue »

dream act

Cruz does the dirty work as GOP Senators in tight races are nowhere to be seen   Sen. Dick Durbin went to the Senate floor this morning to ask unanimous consent for HR 6, the Dream and Promise Act, be brought up for a vote in the Senate. The bill, passed a year ago in… Continue »

Late last week, Facebook announced that it would do more to ban hate speech in its ads, after a boycott led by Color of Change was the catalyst that led 100 other brands to pull their advertising from the platform.  Facebook had come under fire for refusing to censor or moderate content like Donald Trump’s… Continue »

How the Trump Administration’s Xenophobic Immigration Policies are Dismantling our Immigration System Without a Single Act of Congress Monday’s presidential proclamation extending and expanding an existing worldwide green card ban to include a ban on entry for potentially hundreds of thousands of temporary, high-skilled, seasonal and other workers is the latest action by the Trump… Continue »

There are many images of today’s U.S. president that have inevitably become historical. For example, when he descended the gilded staircase of his building in New York to announce his anti-immigrant presidential campaign in June of 2015, which in total certainty will become an inevitable scene in a low or high-budget movie when this is… Continue »