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Multiple Polls Show Black Voters Don’t Like Racist GOP Attacks, Period

A new Quinnipiac poll finds that there’s one group of Americans who oppose Donald Trump’s stupid, wasteful border wall even more than Latinos — and that’s black Americans, 87% of whom do not believe that the wall should be built. In his Washington Post analysis, Eugene Scott notes that there are a few reasons why … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Madeleine Albright: “Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?”

In a remarkable op-ed for the New York Times Sunday Review, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warns that President Trump and the authoritarian leaders he admires are threatening democratic values and international stability. Below are some excerpts: Today, we are in a new era, testing whether the democratic banner can remain aloft amid terrorism, sectarian conflicts, vulnerable … Continue reading »

New from Frank Sharry: “2018 Promises to Be an Epic Battle Between the Populism of “Us vs. Them” and the Pluralism of E Pluribus Unum”

In a new Medium post, America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry assesses what’s driving President Trump’s turbocharged attacks on immigrants and refugees and what’s at stake as we head toward the 2018 midterms. Check out excerpts below: …why this relentless focus on immigrants and refugees? Because this is the core of Trump’s political strategy. It worked … Continue reading »

Trump’s Nativism is Important to Him and to Ann Coulter, But It Will Cost the GOP in the Midterms

The political downside of Trump’s latest anti-immigrant screeds President Trump has been tweeting and trash-talking immigrants in what Greg Sargent of the Washington Post correctly characterized as a “jumble of lies and incoherence.” It’s not too early to ask, however: how will Trump’s war on immigrants and basic decency will play in the November midterms? Not well. … Continue reading »

Trump Campaign Email Leaves No Doubt: New Census Citizenship Question is All About Politics

Since news broke that the Trump Administration was seeking to add a new citizenship question to the 2020 Census, we strongly suspected that the move part of the Trumpian strategy to undermine the political power and of diverse communities across America. Now, there can be no doubt. Yesterday, the Trump campaign sent out an email … Continue reading »

Political Memo: The GOP’s Failing Strategy to Win Elections By Attacking Immigrants

Democrats Can Win by Leaning in, Staying Focused A new political memo from America’s Voice released today highlights how in red, purple, and blue states alike, Republicans have made attacks on sanctuary cities and immigration a key component of their political strategy this cycle. But, as the results of Tuesday’s special election in PA-18 exemplify, the GOP’s anti-immigrant … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Barreto in New York Times: “Democrats Can Win On Immigration”

Ahead of the Senate debate on immigration this week, political science professor and pollster Dr. Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions pens a must-read op-ed for the New York Times, reminding Democrats that leaning in to pro-immigrant policy is both the right thing to do and the politically smart thing to do. As Barreto notes, “Democrats have an opportunity to … Continue reading »

ICYMI: The Daily 202 – “Trump systematically alienates the Latino diaspora – from El Salvador to Puerto Rico and Mexico”

New, must-read analysis by James Hohmann in the Washington Post political newsletter, “The Daily 202,” explains how the Trump Administration’s stunning decision to put 200,000 Salvadoran-Americans on a path to deportation is the latest in a long line of actions against Latinos that have broader implications for the Republican Party. Titled, “Trump systematically alienates the Latino diaspora – from … Continue reading »

Texas Continues To Deny Birth Certificates To U.S. Citizen Children Born To Undocumented Parents

What impact does your birth certificate have on your daily life? For undocumented immigrants in Texas, birth certificates are becoming a nightmare – as they struggle to secure a document that would allow their newborns to take advantage of vital services. The issue is not a new one, but as The New York Times reports, … Continue reading »

Carly Fiorina's Rhetoric on Immigration Does Not Reflect What a California Republican Should Know About Latino Vote

Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett Packard who lost her Senate challenge to Barbara Boxer in 2010, looks like she’s running for president.  In a field that is sure to become crowded with GOP senatorial and gubernatorial heavyweights, some are already writing her off as an underdog.  Our interest in Fiorina stems from the fact … Continue reading »

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