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...
The Obama administration has indicated that it will work with congressional
leaders to ... Here is a review of the rhetorical strategies used to inflame anti-
immigrant ... And Asia, Africa and Latin America have sent 45 million of their
children to ..... tried to use immigration as a wedge between Black and Latino
May 3, 2013 ... As immigration reform makes gains, the anti-immigrant movement is reverting to
an ... In the past, FAIR helped to form Choose Black America (CBA); a small ... at
a bill that will essentially double annual U.S. immigration levels.
Oct 31, 2012 ... Portraying African Americans As Anti-Immigrant: What NumbersUSA Doesn't ... of
immigration reform to put a wedge between the African American ... use the
vulnerability of undocumented immigrants to undercut their ... about why African
American unemployment is so high and what can be done about it.
Oct 23, 2014 ... Fake 'Progressive' Group Pits Blacks Against Immigrants In Nasty ... Suggesting
that immigration reform could strip jobs away from African Americans is a ... He
wants amnesty for millions of illegal aliens who will take jobs too. ... Driving a
wedge between the African-American community and immigrants is ....
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.
Jul 15, 2016 ... Race, immigration, and sexuality have divided the electorate before. ... It is the
original political wedge: a secondary issue used to divide the other side ... But the
real aim of Bush and Atwater was not criminal justice reform but to ... police use of
force against African Americans—is a template for all the rest.
Jul 15, 2015 ... Some are shamelessly trying to drive a wedge through our communities. We can't
let them succeed. ... The need for political unity between African-Americans and
Latinos ... over the incident must be unbearable, but the likes of Trump use his ...
why African Americans should fear undocumented immigrants.
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
Apr 26, 2013 ... The African American Leadership Council (AALC), the latest front group to ... that
progressive immigration reform is bad for African Americans. ... 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.