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“This Country Depends On Us”: Undocumented Youth And Allies Arrested At Trump Tower

A group of undocumented youth and allies were arrested this morning by the NYPD after blocking the main entrance to Trump Tower in Manhattan. “We refuse to leave for all the immigrants who deserve dignity and respect for their labor,” tweeted members from Movimiento Cosecha before the protest. “Trump Tower was #BuiltByUs.” That’s a fact. … Continue reading »

Everything You Need To Know About Donald Trump’s Visit To Mexico Today

“Donald Trump to visit Mexico after more than a year of mocking it” was the spot-on headline from the New York Times Tuesday night, after news broke that the Republican Presidential nominee would be sitting down for a private meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto. The visit — scheduled before what the Trump campaign is calling … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 31, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): Washington Post: Trump risks alienating voting blocs with wavering on immigration By Jose DelReal, Sean Sullivan, and Jenna Johnson Yahoo: Clinton camp expects Trump to repackage old policies in big immigration speech By Liz Goodwin Arizona Central: Is Donald Trump trying to muddy, not clarify, his immigration … Continue reading »

PPP: Black And Latino Voters Prefer The Bubonic Plague Over Donald Trump

Black and Latino voters prefer bubonic plague over Donald Trump, according to a new survey from PPP. Trump likes to boast about his standing among voters of color — honestly, who can forget that cringeworthy “Look at my African-American over there!” moment — but the PPP findings show these voters prefer just about anything over Trump, including … Continue reading »

Former KKK Leader Robocalls For The GOP Nominee For President: “It’s Time To Stand Up And Vote For Donald Trump”

Some two months before the general election, the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan is making robocalls in support of Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for President. “Hi, this is David Duke,” begins the call. “I’m sorry I missed you. I’m running for U.S. Senate. I’ll tell the truth that no other candidate … Continue reading »

Donald Trump’s Shadow Looms Over Florida and Arizona Primary Races Today

His name may not be on the ballots in Florida and Arizona today, but Donald Trump’s shadow still looms over two Republican Senators facing primary challenges. Both Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio have said they will vote for Trump for President, despite criticizing some of his past comments. And, both have said they will … Continue reading »

The Republican Establishment Has Lost Control Of The GOP To The Racist Alt-Right Rank And File

Cross-posted from Medium. Since the launching of Nixon’s “Southern Strategy,” during the 1972 election, the Republican establishment has used white supremacists to fuel their Wall Street agenda. In a 1970 interview with the New York Times, Kevin Phillips, political strategist to Richard Nixon, laid out the strategy: The more Negroes who register as Democrats in … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 30, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): Washington Post: Pro-Clinton super PAC to invest in ground operations to mobilize voters of color By Vanessa Williams Washington Post: Hillary Clinton dominates among Hispanics — unless they’re English-speaking or American-born By Aaron Blake RealClearPolitics: Trump, Clinton Ads AWOL on Spanish-Language TV By Rebecca Berg Wall Street … Continue reading »

A Year Ago This Month, This Incident Became The Final Brick In The Wall Between Donald Trump And Latinos

One year ago this month we saw the height of Donald Trump’s contempt for Latinos when he deported Jorge Ramos from a press conference in Dubuque, Iowa. His offense? Trying to ask Trump a question about immigration. “Sit down!” Trump boomed while ignoring Ramos’s query about how he would deport 11 million undocumented immigrant from the … Continue reading »

Trump Surrogate Paul LePage: “The Enemy Right Now…Are People of Color”

Maine Governor Paul LePage made it pretty clear why he’s on Team Trump during a racist, fact-free rant last Friday. From the Huffington Post: Earlier this week, he said he keeps a binder with mugshots of all the drug dealers arrested in Maine, and he claimed that 90 percent of the people in that binder … Continue reading »