Leading GOP figures and upstart candidates who gathered in Dallas at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference in early August painted a dark and ominous picture of what the United States would be like under their control. The conference participants, the base of the GOP, cheered authoritarianism, normalized political violence, attacked LGBT+ rights, echoed… Continue »

Fearmonger at the Border; Challenge DACA in the Courts; Cite Border Security Excuse to Justify Obstruction in Congress Washington, DC – A Dallas News story by Todd Gillman highlights the tenuous future of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program due to Republican-led legal challenges. Yet, as the story makes clear,… Continue »

The leading forces of the Republican Party have embraced a set of racist conspiracy theories based on white nationalism as a central organizing principle for the midterm elections. The America’s Voice ad tracking project has identified hundreds of pieces of political messaging that employ these lies around ‘white replacement’ and a ‘migrant invasion.’ This political… Continue »

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico.” In a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled the Biden administration’s attempt to end that policy was lawful. This disastrous program can end and perhaps more importantly, the lower court judge’s flawed opinion that expulsion… Continue »

Last weekend, National Border Patrol Council President, Brandon Judd spoke at a conference in Las Vegas put together by the hate-group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). Unfortunately, this is only the latest example of Judd’s concerning behavior. Over the last year Judd has repeatedly promoted the racist (and false) “replacement” and “invasion” conspiracy theories,… Continue »

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 »