Through legislative advocacy, legal briefs, public education and training ADL has supported meaningful immigration reform that honors our values as a nation of immigrants.
Though white supremacists remain united in their intense dislike of immigration and their belief in its alleged danger to the white race, clear divergences of opinion have emerged among them about how they ought to respond--or indeed, whether they ought to respond at all.
Last year a national spotlight turned on thousands of children fleeing extreme violence in Central America. The anti-immigrant movement seized on this humanitarian situation to spread inflammatory and offensive rhetoric.
Since the beginning of 2015, some anti-immigrant activists as well as some anti-Muslim bloggers writing about Muslim immigration have ratcheted up their anti-Muslim rhetoric. Even more disturbing, some national and local politicians have joined the ranks of those who proclaim that Muslims are unable to assimilate into American culture.