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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/

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 communities, ...

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 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.

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 ... 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.

Fake 'Progressive' Group Pits Blacks Against Immigrants In Nasty TV ...

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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 ....

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.

Will a Wedge Issue Decide Another Presidential Election? | TakePart

www.takepart.com/feature/2016/07/15/wedge-issues

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.

Latinos and black Americans have an enemy – and it is not each ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/15/immigration-black-americans-latinos-donald-trump

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.

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 ...

imagine2050.newcomm.org/2013/04/26/new-black-anti-immigrant-group-emerges-to-challenge-congressional-black-caucus/

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.