Nativism Watch

Key players in anti-Immigrant movement to meet in Iowa on July 19th

The Remembrance Project (TRP) — an anti-immigrant effort whose principals hold close ties with numerous influential nativist organizations –  recently sent an email to supporters, announcing more details regarding its “Louise Sollowin Memorial Event” this Saturday in Council Bluffs, Iowa. … Continued

Anti-immigrant Arizona sheriff prompts protest against migrant children

An Arizona sheriff with a history of anti-immigrant rhetoric and activism has provided Oracle, Arizona residents with information to inspire an anti-immigrant demonstration today. Oracle local Robert Skiba, who plans to protest a proposed site to shelter children fleeing violence … Continued

Citing public health concerns, Gaffney calls migrant children a ‘toxic invasion’

After previously calling the thousands of migrant children fleeing violence a “dangerous invasion,” anti-Muslim activist Frank Gaffney has now deemed them a “toxic invasion,” citing the reports from conservative media outlets about illnesses in the detention centers. In a brief … Continued

Anti-immigrant leader calls for end to ‘cowbirding’ of U.S. in dehumanizing letter

Yesterday, The Washington Times published a letter to the editor authored by an Indiana-based anti-immigrant activist likening undocumented immigrants to cowbirds. The letter was written by Cheree Calabro, director of the Indiana Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement (IFIRE). The … Continued

Nativist warning: ‘Unaccompanied Aliens!’ coming to your neighborhood

In a June 19 blog post, Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) Senior Writing Fellow Joe Guzzardi warned readers that government officials addressing the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the southern border will adversely affect them – no matter where they live. … Continued

Heritage Foundation to host Benghazi symposium stacked with prominent Islamophobes

The Heritage Foundation is co-sponsoring a symposium to address the accountability for the 2012 Benghazi attacks that will take place on June 16 and feature prominent members within the organized Islamophobia movement. Frank Gaffney’s Center for Security Policy (CSP) and … Continued