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