“Is there any empirical data that Trump’s nativist, race baiting close to the campaign is actually a strategically smart move?” President Trump and the GOP’s closing electoral argument — that the strongest nation on earth should cower in fear of immigrants — is both desperate and racist. The press can’t get enough of it, and… Continue »

Welcome to our 2018 election liveblog! Tune in starting Monday, November 5 as we post updates on voter turnout, election records, predictions, forecasts, results, and more.   Latino Decisions polling  | Arizona results |  California results  |  Florida results  | Georgia results |  Nevada results  | Texas results * A few key takeaways from the poll: Across demographics —… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Trump Doesn’t Want to Solve the Problem, He Wants to Exploit it” This afternoon President Trump unveiled a series of harsh measures regarding those seeking asylum. The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: There he goes again. Trump and the Republican Party are so desperate to change… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: President Trump remains undeterred and unrestrained in his attempts to stoke hate and spread racial terror — all in service of scoring political points and competing in the midterms. He will let nothing stand in the way of his deeply cynical and… Continue »

“He’s Throwing a Match on the Kindling. Once Again.” The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: At a time when our nation is being ripped apart and threatened by hate-inspired domestic terrorism, the President of the United States should be bringing our nation together, not deliberately sowing division and… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “the closing political argument for Trump and the GOP is swerving from cynical to dangerous” The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding the administration’s dangerous, cynical, and reckless ploy to bar Central American asylum seekers from the United States: Like most Americans, I’ve never seen anything… Continue »

At a moment that calls for presidential leadership and serious policymaking, Trump’s response to the caravan and the challenge of Central American migration has been irresponsible, cynical and ineffective. As thousands of Hondurans head north in search of security and hope, Trump has reacted with politically motivated tweets, ugly rhetoric, and outright lies. From a… Continue »

Don’t Be Fooled by 2018 Remake of ‘American Carnage’  In his newest column for the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof explains how Trump is using the caravan and his anti-immigrant rhetoric to distract from the real national challenges we’re facing as midterms approach. Kristof’s column is excerpted below and available online here. It’s not about… Continue »

“It’s a searing indictment of his presidency that he’s tougher on vulnerable brown people that seek safety than autocratic regimes that kill their opponents” With President Trump’s Twitter feed once more consumed with anti-immigrant fear-mongering, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: Just in time for the homestretch of… Continue »

Washington Post/ABC Poll: More Democrats than Republicans Say Immigration is Important to their 2018 Vote Is the bet Republicans are making on xenophobia going to work this election cycle? Recent polling suggests that the prevailing conventional wisdom — that the issue is a winner for Republicans –may have to be rethought at evidence of opposition… Continue »