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Wedge issue - Wikipedia

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A wedge issue is a political or social issue, often of a controversial or divisive nature, which splits apart a demographic or population group. Wedge issues can be advertised or publicly aired in a...

(P)reviewing the Right-Wing Playbook on Immigration Reform ...

www.rightwingwatch.org/report/previewing-the-right-wing-playbook-on-immigration-reform/

There is near-universal agreement that America's immigration system is not working ... comprehensive immigration reform and to prepare for scapegoating that will ... Here is a review of the rhetorical strategies used to inflame anti- immigrant ..... tried to use immigration as a wedge between Black and Latino communities, ...

Portraying African Americans As Anti-Immigrant: What NumbersUSA ...

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Oct 31, 2012 ... Portraying African Americans As Anti-Immigrant: What NumbersUSA Doesn't Want ... of immigration reform to put a wedge between the African American ... high, it is not something that can be pinned on immigration. ... use the vulnerability of undocumented immigrants to undercut their existing workforce.

The Backlash Against "Immigrants" Is Offensive And Absurd -- We're ...

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Aug 21, 2010 ... The Backlash Against "Immigrants" Is Offensive And Absurd -- We're All Immigrants ... to restrict illegal immigration--and as long as we continue to welcome millions ... While the earliest blacks from West Africa were brought over as .... Sometimes immigrants would let themselves be used as strikebreakers.

Republicans ignoring their own advice on immigration - CNNPolitics ...

www.cnn.com/2014/08/11/politics/gop-immigration-message/

Aug 14, 2014 ... But another debate on immigration will refocus on internal GOP splits and ... The incentive was to stop immigration reform, not move it forward. ... and appeared before numerous African-American groups, highlighting his support ... proposal helps Democrats continue to use immigration as a political wedge.

What The Media Should Know About The Anti-Immigrant "DC March ...

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Jul 15, 2013 ... The Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA), an anti-immigrant coalition ... trying for years to drive a wedge between African Americans and Latinos. ... for Fair Immigration, turned out to be led by a white man who used a fake ... BALA: Immigration Reform Will Hurt Wages Of African-American Workers.

African-American Group: Immigration Reform Would Take Jobs ...

www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2013/07/15/african-american-group-immigration-reform-would-take-jobs-from-black-people

Jul 15, 2013 ... Black Group Rallies Against Immigration Bill ... Center agrees with Clarke, saying reform will actually bring higher wages for African-Americans.

Immigration Activists Accuse Bernie Sanders Of Using GOP Talking ...

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Jul 31, 2015 ... Elise Foley Immigration & Politics Reporter, The Huffington Post ... use to drive a wedge between Latinos and the African-American ... That at its core does not resonate and does not set him apart from ... In 2007, Sanders and labor allies in the Senate voted against a bipartisan immigration reform bill, which ...

Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States ...

www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/reports/2013/04/08/59580/immigration-is-changing-the-political-landscape-in-key-states/

Apr 8, 2013 ... A full 71 percent of Latino voters and 73 percent of Asian American voters supported ... As we move into the congressional debate on immigration reform, we ... The Latino voting-eligible population in the Golden State will continue .... Angle, attempted to use immigration as a wedge issue and paid the price.

The Republican Party's White Strategy - UCI Dreamers

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Jun 23, 2016 ... If it's not a hit in 2015, this book will be HUGE as soon as the other ... But Trump is not the first Republican to put illegal immigration at the heart of his presidential bid. .... But it's plausible that people who resent African Americans might ... who have used hostility to immigration to build their politi...

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Anti-Immigrant Front Groups Used in Fight Against Immigration Reform

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May 3, 2013 ... As immigration reform makes gains, the anti-immigrant movement is ... to gain the backing of minorities, most notably African Americans and Hispanics. ... at a bill that will essentially double annual U.S. immigration levels.

On Immigration: Beware of the Black American Leadership Alliance ...

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The Anti-Amnesty March on Washington is nothing but a misleading attempt to have the ... Blacks need to be involved in Comprehensive Immigration Reform and I ... and social impact of African Americans from immigrant backgrounds will also ... It is time to take action, voice our concerns – build a bridge, not wedge a gap.

IMAGINE 2050"New" Black Anti-Immigrant Group Emerges to ...

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Apr 26, 2013 ... The African American Leadership Council (AALC), the latest front ... add their voice of opposition to the recently revealed immigration reform bill. ... can cheat them on overtime and salary and keep them off the books. ... Network to use immigration as a wedge to drive between Black and Latino communities.