Washington, DC —Today in Michigan, Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at a Grand Rapids rally and, per Politico, “discuss ‘Biden’s Border Bloodbath.’ … and highlight a recent tragedy there.”  The following is a statement from Vanessa Cárdenas, Executive Director of America’s Voice, followed by several key points to... Continue »
Washington, DC — An important Associated Press story this weekend from Lisa Mascaro, “Some of Trump’s allies in Congress already support his 2025 ideas on deportations and Jan. 6 pardons,” highlights the acquiescence and full-throated support of congressional Republicans for both Donald Trump’s extreme and costly immigration vision and... Continue »
Washington, DC — In an in-depth piece for CNN, Ron Brownstein notes the critical role that Latinos will play in deciding the 2024 presidential election. Titled “The unexpected dynamic that could decide the Trump-Biden rematch,” Brownstein writes: “Under any scenario, Trump in 2024 will receive the vast majority of... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas on a new WaPo mass-deportation article and Niskanen Center analysis of Heritage Project 2025 immigration plans: “What’s at stake goes well beyond immigration policy and is instead central to larger questions of who we are as a country and our future as an inclusive, multiracial democracy.” Washington,... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “Just because the so-called target is immigrants, we cannot ignore the danger and threat it represents to our democracy.” Washington, DC — This week, many have highlighted Donald Trump’s outsized role in scuttling the Senate’s immigration and border bill for cynical political reasons. Fewer have noticed Trump’s... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week:  They say “new year, time to turn over a new leaf.” But that’s not the case... Continue »
Washington, DC — On a press call held this afternoon, defenders of democracy and progressive activists joined immigration advocates to discuss how threats made by Donald Trump and his close allies about what they would like to accomplish in a second term would impact the country well beyond immigrant... Continue »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week: It’s hard to overemphasize that elections have serious consequences, especially if we allow apathy and disenchantment... Continue »
Washington, DC – As CBS News reports, the Biden campaign is planning to go “on the offensive on immigration, decrying ‘scary’ Trump plans.” The news follows a New York Times deep-dive detailing chilling immigration plans that Donald Trump and Stephen Miller promise, as Trump attempts to whitewash the cruelty... Continue »
Vanessa Cárdenas: “None of the Trump and Stephen Miller plans would make us safer or advance real solutions to the challenges of 21st century migration. Those of us that believe in a different vision of America should speak out and fight like hell to make sure the chilling vision... Continue »