Washington, DC – Upon the news that the Biden administration will lift Title 42 restrictions at the end of May, Republicans engaged in predictable ugly and politicized attacks, heavy on fear and falsehoods while failing to offer anything approaching a real solution.  Other observers, including some Democrats, expressed worry that lifting Title 42 will lead… Continue »

Vanessa Cárdenas, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: “We can manage migration effectively, protect refugees who need protection, and govern our border with both order and justice” Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the Biden administration’s announcement that they will phase out the use… Continue »

Republicans are using their political ads to attempt to connect the issues of fentanyl to their overall nativist appeals despite lacking basic logic or facts. Drug trafficking is a serious issue that requires decisive action and comprehensive solutions from our elected leaders. Unfortunately, too many Republican candidates are more interested in scoring political points than… Continue »

Washington, DC – New analysis from America’s Voice examines the role of xenophobia and dangerous anti-immigrant conspiracies in Ohio’s Republican Senate primary. Titled, “The Ohio GOP Senate Primary has Turned into One Expensive, Nasty Slugfest Filled with Dangerous Xenophobic Lies,” the new analysis finds that well-funded candidates in the competitive primary, such as Josh Mandel,… Continue »

In October of 2018, a gunman who believed an invasion of immigrants was underway opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, which is just a short drive from the Ohio border. Before the shooting, which left eleven people dead and six injured, the shooter wrote on social media, “HIAS [a Jewish organization that provides aid… Continue »

Read the newest analysis from America’s Voice here. Washington, DC –  A new analysis from America’s Voice titled, “The Anti-Immigrant Judicial Pipeline Keeps Gushing,” highlights the latest examples and implications of Republicans’ anti-immigrant judicial pipeline. In the piece, America’s Voice legal advisor David Leopold details how the six conservative judges of the Supreme Court have… Continue »

This article was originally published by David Leopold as a post on Medium.com.  Last week, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Biden v. Texas, another case brought by Republican Attorneys General to thwart the Biden administration’s immigration policies. This case involved the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which the Biden administration was trying to end. But,… Continue »

New America’s Voice Report Explores Texas GOP’s Dangerous Embrace of Nativist Ideas and Rhetoric Washington, DC – In a new analysis posted to the America’s Voice website, America’s Voice Senior Political Manager Zachary Mueller highlights how Texas Republican elected officials and candidates “have recently turbo-charged their embrace of ‘replacement theory’ and ‘invasion’ rhetoric as part… Continue »

Every Texas Republican Who Doesn’t Denounce this Dangerous Rhetoric is Condoning It Leading Texas Republicans have recently turbo-charged their embrace of “replacement theory” and “invasion” rhetoric as part of their non-stop anti-immigrant focus. Those voices include a who’s who of Texas politicians, including Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and several members of Congress. It is, of… Continue »

Arizona has long been at the center of the debate about immigration, producing some of the most extreme and ugly voices, from Joe Arpaio to Jan Brewer to the violent border posse. This year, we’re seeing Republican elected officials and candidates pushing even more dangerous xenophobic rhetoric. And, it’s just getting started. The GOP primary… Continue »