Community Groups Step in and Step Up to Mobilize Low-propensity Latino Voters On many election nights, California is an afterthought. Often, by the time the polls close in California, the election outcomes are already known. Not this year. This year, California voters will play a critical role in determining... 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... Continue »
In a new must-read story in Mother Jones, reporter Tim Murphy highlights the efforts and successes of the Culinary Workers Union in Nevada to mobilize the diverse voters found there. For those asking how best to mobilize Latino, Asian-American and other working class voters, studying what Culinary and their many partners... Continue »
Trump administration considers tearing families apart again despite most Texans opposing policy AUSTIN, TX—Ahead of tonight’s second Senate debate between Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Sen. Ted Cruz, America’s Voice believes it imperative that Senator Ted Cruz be asked one important question: Will he enable President Trump’s policy of family... Continue »
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A recent CNN analysis by Catherine Shoichet finds that more than $150 million has been spent on immigration attack ads this year – up fivefold over 2014. America’s Voice is tracking these anti-immigrant attack ads and featuring some of the ugliest examples at the new America’s Voice “Divide and... Continue »
Despite the Millions, the List of Races Where Ugly Ads Are Not Working Grows A new CNN analysis by Catherine Shoichet captures the scope and specifics of the Republican barrage of ugly immigration ads this cycle: The Trump administration’s sweeping efforts to crack down on immigration aren’t on the... Continue »
Over the last few weeks, Donald Trump has been traveling the country to reinforce the GOP’s divide and distract strategy and campaign for some of the worst anti-immigrant candidates running in 2018. Crafted with the help of Stephen Miller, the divide and distract strategy has been promoting cynical political... Continue »
Artie Blanco, Nevada labor organizer:“There’s been consistent investment in the Latino population here. I think the community is figuring out they have a voice” A new Vox article by Ella Nilson explores the remarkable success that labor and community groups in Nevada have had in engaging and mobilizing Latino... Continue »
A Is For America podcast
*** * On this week’s episode of our podcast “A is for America”, we spoke with Diana Colin, Civic Engagement Director for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), who joined us to speak about CHIRLA’s electoral efforts this fall. (Interview begins at 10:15.) This week in... Continue »
By declining to participate in CNN town hall in McAllen, Ted Cruz neglects border community who has asked for town hall before MCALLEN – As reported yesterday, Sen. Ted Cruz has declined an invitation from CNN to be a part of a town hall in which Rep. Beto O’Rourke... Continue »