In a series of congressional delegations going to the border and on relentless appearances on right wing media, Republicans are stoking fear and playing politics over immigration. They do not acknowledge that the vast majority of migrants are being kept out or that the ones who are being let in are mostly children in need… Continue »

Even before Joe Biden took office, Republicans were scheming about how they could take advantage of the border situation that President Trump made worse in order to damage the incoming president and win victory in the next midterm elections. Politico’s Anita Kumar reports about a border trip by Republicans before Biden took office: “The conversations… Continue »

Watch new video from America’s Voice HERE    Last week, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated the Republican Party was not the party of “nativist dog whistles.” This followed Republican endorsements of white nationalists’ “great replacement theory” and the news of a GOP “America First Caucus” focused on “Anglo-Saxon political traditions,”  As famed sports… Continue »

Many Republican officials—like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Sen. Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz, and Reps. Steve Scalise and Louie Gohmert—have recently decided to shine a partisan spotlight on the Southern border ignoring or even defending Trump’s cruel and ineffective border policies for years. The evidence of this brazen hypocrisy is damning. Here’s what these hypocrites… Continue »

Last night CBS’s 60 Minutes ran a chilling segment titled “Oath Keepers: How a militia group mobilized in plain sight for the assault on the Capitol.” The reporting shows how the public activity of this far-right militia made clear they were on a dangerous escalation that would lead them to play a significant role in… Continue »

“Republicans are laser focused on kids fleeing violence at the border to distract from the violence committed by their followers at the U.S. Capitol.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice. 100 days ago, Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress incited a violent takeover of the U.S.… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Today’s Republican politicians are less focused on winning general elections and more interested in surviving the Trump-led purge in contested primaries that are right around the corner.” Yesterday offered a perfect contrast between the two parties. Democrats are focused on solutions that change lives, and Republicans are focused on pointing fingers, stoking  racism,… Continue »

Douglas Rivlin: “We must replace GOP political depravity with a modern solution.”    A new CNN op-ed from former HUD Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, “Republicans are politicizing the border and children’s lives,” blasts the GOP for their fear mongering, falsehoods, and politicization of the lives of children from Central America who are… Continue »

Congress returns to work and, on the issue of immigration, we see the same old song and dance continue as it has for decades. On the one hand, Republicans exploit the “crisis” at the border as if it were something new, without offering solutions, just a return to the cruel policies of Donald Trump. And… Continue »

Calls out Republicans trying to score cheap political points on the backs of fleeing children Immigrant advocacy groups are calling out Republican’s border and immigration politics ahead of their third border visit. Republican elected officials are headed to Texas’s Rio Grande Valley to hold a press conference and stage photo-ops to take advantage of the… Continue »