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Ads Target Foundation for the Carolinas Funding of Anti-Immigration Hate Groups

The Foundation for the Carolinas has donated more than $11 million to two anti-immigration advocacy groups designated as hate groups. According to their own records, this $11 million donation happened between 2014 and 2017 to the Washington-based Center for Immigration Studies and the Washington-based Federation for American Immigration Reform, both of which are considered hate … Continue reading »

Top Trump Administration Officials, over a Dozen Congressmen Attend Events Organized by Hate Group

This week the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a hate group, held their “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” (HTFTTF) event for the 13th year in a row. This year’s event comes in the aftermath of the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California, which were carried out in the name … Continue reading »

Six Terrible Things That Happened in Anti-Immigrant Policy This Week

It’s been an incredibly busy week for everyone, immigration advocates included. The Trump Administration is constantly trying to change immigration policy — to the detriment of migrants, immigrants, and their families — and this week was no exception. Below is a recap of immigration and anti-immigrant developments this week. FAIR brings 191 sheriffs to town … Continue reading »

Rep. Escobar, Immigration Experts & Advocates Urge Congress to Not Legitimize Anti-Immigration Rhetoric

A recording of the call is available here.   Earlier today, immigration experts gathered with Representative Veronica Escobar (TX-16) on a press call to condemn the annual Federation for American Immigration Reform’s (FAIR) upcoming annual radio show, “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” (HTFTTF). During HTFTTF, FAIR’s anti-immigration rhetoric sets a dangerous precedent, ultimately igniting … Continue reading »

Administration Steeped in Hate Ties Sends Out Link to Major Hate Website

This is a new low:  Yesterday, Buzzfeed reported that the Justice Department sent an email to all immigration court employees that included a link to none other than VDARE, one of the worst and most vile white nationalist websites. The article linked to “directly attacks sitting immigration judges with racial and ethnically tinged slurs” — … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Calls on Foundation for the Carolinas to Stop Funding Hate

Yesterday, America’s Voice sent a letter to the board members of the Foundation for the Carolinas regarding its funding of organizations deemed “hate groups” by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Per the Foundation’s financial statements from 2014 until 2017, the foundation has disbursed more than $11 million to groups like the Center for Immigration Studies … Continue reading »

Jazz-Age Heiress Single-Handedly Funded Modern-Day Racism

The heiress poured over $180 million into the anti-immigrant movement The New York Times yesterday issued a deep-dive investigative journalism piece that highlights the role and funding that heiress Cordelia Scaife May played in formulating and funding the anti-immigrant movement. Her funding, totaling 180 million dollars, includes the seed money and ongoing support for white … Continue reading »

It’s Not Just Trump: The Trump Administration has Dozens of Staffers with Connections to White Nationalists

Neither Donald Trump’s racism nor his Administration’s ties to white nationalists are new revelations, but the events of this summer are still a shocking reminder of the racism and xenophobia that are foundational to this presidency. From recent campaign events to the white nationalist figures staffing all levels of his Administration, Trump is playing up … Continue reading »

John Tanton Has Died. Unfortunately, His Racist Legacy Lives On At FAIR and CIS

According to reports, John Tanton, the founder of a network of anti-immigrant hate groups, has died at age 85. Tanton was once called the “most influential unknown man in America” and is in part directly responsible for the Trump Administration’s fear-and-cruelty approach to immigration. Unfortunately, Tanton’s legacy will live on. Tanton was originally a doctor … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: Who is Stephen Miller?

Originally published February 15, 2018; last updated August 1, 2019 Stephen Miller is a senior advisor to Donald Trump, as well as a white nationalist who has been responsible for some of Trump’s most anti-immigrant policies — and his greatest failures. Miller has played a central role in the Muslim ban, ending DACA for Dreamers, … Continue reading »