ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE WHITE NATIONALIST-INSPIRED MASSACRE, REPLACEMENT THEORY HAS ONLY GONE MORE MAINSTREAM This week marked two years since a racist gunman motivated by white nationalist and antisemitic “replacement” and “invasion” conspiracy theories gunned down ten Black Americans in Buffalo. Their names were Ruth Whitfield, Roberta Drury,... Continue »
STRONG ADVOCACY WEEKS On Friday, America’s Voice wrapped up a strong couple of weeks for pro-immigrant advocates who showed up to push President Biden and Democrats to take action to protect immigrants. Beginning last week with the TPS convening and May Day action anchored by CASA, the momentum carried through this... Continue »
LATINO LEADERS STAND UP TO TRUMP’S MASS DEPORTATION PLAN Leaders from Voto Latino, UnidosUS Action Fund, Mi Familia Vota, Latino Victory Project, and America’s Voice gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Friday to announce plans to combat the threat that twice-impeached former president Donald Trump... Continue »
TRUMP’S CHARLOTTESVILLE COMMENTS ARE TELLING REFLECTION OF WHITE NATIONALIST GRIPPING GOP Donald Trump again tried to minimize the significance of the deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally where white supremacists chanted “Jews will not replace us” and later murdered counter-protester Heather Heyer, this week referring to that horrifying weekend as “little... Continue »
U.S. MUST STOP HAITIAN DEPORTATIONS On Thursday, the U.S. reinstituted deportations to Haiti, sending dozens of Haitians back to dangerous conditions in the nation via the first deportation flight to the nation since January. “Why is the U.S. exacerbating chaos and cruelty in a country already grappling with a... Continue »
TRUMP AND JOHNSON UNITE TO PUSH DANGEROUS ANTI-DEMOCRATIC THREAT Donald Trump and Speaker Mike Johnson are holding a press conference at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago residence to promote a cynical bill solving a non-existent issue. As reported by USA Today, the proposal is “aimed at preventing non-citizens from voting.” But... Continue »
PRESIDENT BIDEN TO VISIT FAMILIES OF BALTIMORE VICTIMS President Biden is set to visit Baltimore later today and will meet with the families of the six immigrant workers who lost their lives in last month’s tragic accident. Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice, said that during a time... Continue »
KEY BRIDGE TRAGEDY A REMINDER OF THE RISKS ESSENTIAL WORKERS TAKE Six immigrant workers are missing or confirmed dead after a freighter lost power and pummeled into the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore this week, causing it to collapse into the Patapsco River. The men were part of... Continue »
IMMIGRANTS ARE THE ‘TIP OF THE SPEAR’ IN ATTACKS ON DEMOCRACY Last weekend Donald Trump went over the cliff, commenting that immigrants are not real people, that the convicted felons of the January 6 attack on the government of the United States are heroes, and that there will be... Continue »
GENERAL ELECTIONS SEASON BEGINS AND IMMIGRATION REMAINS IN THE SPOTLIGHT “The stakes and contrasts of this election are clear on immigration and how the issue is being used and misused as a political cudgel.” That’s how America’s Voice Executive Director Vanessa Cárdenas started the week when we moved past the abbreviated... Continue »