The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Managing Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the White House meeting earlier today between President Trump, Sen. Schumer, and Minority Leader Pelosi: President Trump just made it clear that if the government shuts down, it’s his fault. We couldn’t agree more. Even after the American people rejected… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the story by Miriam Jordan of the New York Times about the abuse of undocumented workers at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The explosive New York Times story raises serious and troubling questions about the employment… Continue »

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There are Smart and Humane Solutions The Trump administration has expressed no qualms with spending more than $200 million to deploy the National Guard and the U.S. military to the border, where tear gas was used, even on children.  It has also used Presidential and agency resources to develop and defend an unlawful regulation to… Continue »

A new photo essay from Miriam Jordan and Ilana Panich-Linsman of the New York Times reveals the ongoing humanitarian crisis at our border – a crisis created by the Trump administration, and yet the President refuses to even lift a finger to resolve it. As a rainstorm wreaked havoc on the immigrants, the photos captured… Continue »

Over Thanksgiving weekend In Durham, North Carolina, two dozen members of CityWell United Methodist Church were arrested after attempting to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from detaining Samuel Oliver-Bruno, who had taken sanctuary in the church eleven months earlier.   Oliver-Bruno, a 47-year-old father whose 19-year-old son, Daniel, is a U.S. citizen, first came… Continue »

‘These children are barefoot. In diapers. Choking on tear gas,’ read one headline in the Washington Post by Tim Elfrink and Fred Barbash. Over Thanksgiving weekend, U.S. CBP agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants — including many small children and babies — seeking asylum in the U.S. “Babies are scared and crying,”… Continue »

President Trump and his advisors see fear-mongering over the caravan and border security as a way to change the news cycle, benefit politically, and to justify even more sweeping and radical policy changes. But there’s no escaping the fact that his hardline deterrence approach has failed and is doomed to keep failing. His manufactured crisis… Continue »

If you’re looking for the Latino Decisions’ American Election Eve polling, toplines, and summaries, please find them below. Also check out ElectionEve2018.com Latino Decisions battleground districts Arizona results California results Florida results Georgia results Nevada results Texas results Graphic summary Analysis and takeaways This election, allied organizations across the progressive movement launched the American Election… Continue »

Xenophobia Mostly Backfires, People of Color Show Up, and, Despite Trump’s Racist Attacks, Immigration and Pro-Immigrant Candidates Fare Well The 2018 results are mostly in, and the debate over what it all means has begun in earnest. Here are our initial takeaways: Trump and Trumpism suffered a significant setback: Republicans lost the House of Representatives… Continue »

See results here; link will be updated throughout the night as polls close In 2018, allied organizations across the progressive movement are launching the American Election Eve Poll examining how African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Latino, Native American and White voters engaged in the 2018 midterm elections. The American Election Eve Poll: Examined how African… Continue »