A must-read Eugene Robinson column in the Washington Post, titled “Biden needs to do the right thing for migrants, so the GOP can’t lie about them” calls out the transparent Republican effort to stoke fear about the border crisis and dehumanize vulnerable kids. He urges the Biden administration to keep the focus on helping children… Continue »

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) heads to the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday to lead the desperate right-wing attempt to declare the admission of unaccompanied children seeking safety from violence a “crisis.”  This is the same Kevin McCarthy that perpetrated the Big Lie that the 2020 election was marked by fraud, voted against certifying the… Continue »

“Blow past them, Democrats. Blow past them again.”   Democrats are on the verge of signing into law the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 package. Meanwhile, Republicans are giving new meaning to the term “opposition party.” Some key points: Democrats pass major legislation and move to pass popular legislation on multiple fronts. Republicans talk about Dr. Seuss… Continue »

“Americans want to legalize millions of immigrants who are here helping to keep America safe and strong. The nativist GOP wants to stop America from legalizing millions by minimizing Trump’s cruelty and exaggerating what’s happening at the border.” The American people are ready for decisive action to put undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship.… Continue »

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 »