Republican Racism and Xenophobia on the Ballot in November  In Kansas and Arizona, today’s two primary races offer a glimpse into what’s to come in November.  In Kansas, the GOP insiders worry that the Senate primary winner will be Kris Kobach, a divisive figure whose inflammatory anti-immigrant stances helped defeat him in his 2018 run… Continue »

There they go again. The Trump administration has been busy in recent days making news on an array of issues broadly relevant to immigration. While each are important in their own right, they share several themes in common: they underscore Trump’s authoritarian worldview that he is above the law; they are motivated by racism and… Continue »

“He’s not really acting as the President of the United States. He’s acting as the president of white people in red states.”   The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: I’ll leave the legal analysis to others, because I don’t think Trump cares about whether this will withstand court… Continue »

The Military Defied Trump After Lafayette Park; DHS Stood Up as His Private Army in Oregon In response to the Trump administration’s decision to escalate conflict in Portland, Oregon by deploying DHS agents, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice:   “The dangers of what’s happening in Portland have deep… Continue »

Late last week, Facebook announced that it would do more to ban hate speech in its ads, after a boycott led by Color of Change was the catalyst that led 100 other brands to pull their advertising from the platform.  Facebook had come under fire for refusing to censor or moderate content like Donald Trump’s… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here   Earlier today, Black immigrant leaders and experts gathered on a press call to speak on the Black immigrant experience and focus in specifically on their exposure to continued unjust detention of Black immigrants across the country. Facing a public health pandemic that disproportionately impacts Black communities… Continue »

Trump Autographs Border Wall As Pandemic Rages, Economy Collapses, and Racial Justice Movement Marches   Take a look at this image from President Trump’s visit to the border wall in Arizona yesterday. Like any photograph, the power of the image is derived from the moment it captures. The photo captures Trump signing the border wall… Continue »

Donald J. Trump did not have a good weekend. On the one hand, his attempt to cancel DACA backfired. On the other, he and his Attorney General, Bill Barr, stayed exactly as they are, two liars, in their plan to dismiss, five months before the elections, the federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New… Continue »

Five Years Ago Trump Descended his Escalator to Inflame Racial Tensions; Since Then, He’s Never Stopped Five years ago – on June 16, 2015 – Donald Trump descended the golden escalator at Trump Tower and kicked off his presidential campaign by slandering Mexicans as “rapists” and “criminals.” Since then, the long descent has never stopped.… Continue »

By Maribel Hastings and David Torres Only in the twisted era of the Donald Trump presidency would they charge the architect of the most racist and anti-immigrant policies of this administration, advisor Stephen Miller, with writing a speech on race relations, right in the middle of this painful moment our nation is experiencing. The very… Continue »