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A Month of All-Encompassing Trump Cruelty Aimed at Immigrants

“…this was a month of relentless anti-immigrant and anti-immigration cruelty, even by the standards of  this administration. All of it came as our fellow Americans in El Paso buried their dead…” The month of August began with a devastating act of violence, as a terrorist targeting immigrants and Latinos took the lives of 22 people … Continue reading »

How is Trump Going to Win in 2020 on Immigration When Strong Majorities Oppose Him on Immigration?

“Trump may believe he is the chosen one, but these numbers don’t lie.” President Trump clearly believes immigration should be the central issue in his reelection strategy. Stephen Miller clearly concurs. And many pundits seem to agree, believing Trump must have some special insight into the electorate on the issue, given that he won in … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar on Administration’s Unilateral Flores Regulation Changes

“Families and children should be free and in homes with their loved ones, not jailed indefinitely in unsafe and uncertified facilities.” The following is a statement from Pili Tobar, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, regarding the finalization of the Trump administration’s regulation to allow for more and longer detention of children under weaker standards of … Continue reading »

Five Days That Shook America

Trumpism Has Created a Moral Crisis in America and A Stark Choice in 2020 We are in serious trouble as a nation. We have a President that incites racial and ethnic hatred. His policies embody his rhetoric and his cruelty. His political party enables and encourages him. The guardrails of our institutions seem largely incapable … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry to Trump and His Enablers: Just Stop

Stop legitimizing racial and ethnic hatred, inciting violence against innocent Americans, and doing violence to the American idea The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice  We are facing a moment of truth in America. The project we call America is at risk. The question before us is existential: will … Continue reading »

Here’s What the 2020 Democrats Said About Immigration This Week

What have the 2020 candidates said about immigration during the debates? On this blog, we’ll be posting video compilations of what the Democratic candidates are saying about DACA, asylum, migrant families, and all things immigration when they’re on the debate stage. Also check out what we’ve written on the 2020 Democratic candidates’ immigration plans, and … Continue reading »

2019 Mid-Year Review: More than Two Years In, Trump’s Assault on Immigrants is Only Intensifying

From the moment Donald Trump descended the Trump Tower escalator to launch his presidential bid in 2015, his attacks on immigrants has been unrelenting.  We recapped the Administration’s cruel and inhumane changes to immigration policy in 2017 and 2018, but more than halfway through his Administration, the ways in which the White House is making … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry: Racism, Nativism and Stoking White Grievance Will Be the “Beating Heart” of Trump’s 2020 Campaign

“Racial incitement is the animating electoral strategy of a sitting President and his party.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: The beating heart of Trumpism is and has always been racism and xenophobia. Now, Trump is turbocharging it in his desperate attempt to hold onto power. As … Continue reading »

Photos: #Lights4Liberty National Day of Action Calls for an End to Horrific Detention Conditions

Yesterday, Americans all across the country protested the horrific conditions migrant children and families are currently facing in immigration detention centers at the border. Public outcry has been simmering for weeks as children have died, while the Trump Administration argued that soap and toothbrushes aren’t necessary to meet basic safety and sanitary standards at detention centers. … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry for USA Today: “Democrats can turn immigration into a total loser for Donald Trump in 2020 — if they dare”

“[Trump] lines the pockets of his super wealthy friends, picks the pockets of ordinary Americans, and points the finger at brown and black immigrants. This is nothing less than the strategic use of racism in the service of plutocracy.” As Trump kicks off his reelection in Orlando today — and former undocumented Trump property workers … Continue reading »