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Why I Am Standing With Jorge Ramos

Yes, I am Latino. Yes, I watch Univision. And yes, I am a fan of Jorge Ramos. However, the recent exchange between Jorge Ramos and Donald Trump has made me wonder where some folks really stand on this issue. It’s not just about how Jorge Ramos got kicked out of a press conference, but how … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 29, 2015

English (en español al final de la página): AP: Trump Proposals Risk Deepening GOP Rift on Immigration By Julie Pace and Bill Barrow Vox: The conservative establishment is in deep denial about Donald Trump’s appeal By Matthew Yglesius Yahoo News: Univision’s Jorge Ramos Comes Out Swinging: ‘It’s Not Donald Trump’s Country, This Is Our Country’ By Itay Hod … Continue reading »

Entertainer Ricky Martin Slams Trump As “Racist, Absurd, And Above All Incoherent And Ignorant”

Donald Trump’s nativist campaign for President has drawn the ire of one of the world’s most famous Latinos (and American citizen). In an op-ed published by Univision in Spanish and translated by Billboard in English, entertainer Ricky Martin slammed the Trump campaign as “racist” and “xenophobic,” after the leading Republican candidate threw Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of his … Continue reading »

Trump Responds To Support From White Nationalist Groups: “Everybody Likes Me”

In Boston, two Donald Trump fans brutally assault a Latino man, leaving him with a broken nose and covered in their urine. In Iowa, another Trump fan berates US citizen Jorge Ramos on camera, telling the journalist to “get out of my country.” In Alabama, another Trump fan screams “White Power!” during a rally nearly … Continue reading »

Anchored To Intolerance

Editor’s note: This column by Maribel Hastings was originally published in Spanish, which can be viewed here. The Donald Trump circus stopped Friday in Mobile, Alabama to close, with a flourish, a week of mistakes from Republican candidates seeking their party’s nomination and leaving a bad taste for the direction of political discourse in an electoral season … Continue reading »

“I’m A 54 yr Old Black Man. This Donald Trump Thing Has Dredged Up Memories I Thought Were Long Buried”

Earlier this week, we shared with you some of the messages of support we received for Ricardo Aca, the DREAMer who works in a restaurant at one of Donald Trump’s hotels in New York City. One of the most moving messages we received came from Jay Ware, an Illinois man who wrote to us about his … Continue reading »

Trump Supporter Yells “Get Out Of My Country!” At U.S. Citizen Jorge Ramos

After weeks of dangerous, anti-immigrant and anti-Latino rhetoric from Donald Trump, lately it’s felt like anyone with dark skin and an accent could be a walking target — even Emmy-winning news anchors. Following his ejection from Trump’s press conference yesterday, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was confronted by a man identified as a Trump supporter, who, in front of cameras, … Continue reading »

“The Most Racist Presidential Platform In Recent Memory”: Twitter Reacts To Trump Booting Jorge Ramos From Press Conference

In a stunning move, Donald Trump booted the most influential journalist in the Latino world out of his press conference yesterday evening. The Post’s Janell Ross perfectly sums up the consequences this will have among Latino voters as Trump’s campaign becomes more and more vitriolic, and more and more Republican candidates for President refuse to condemn … Continue reading »

Nevada Mom and Wife Viviana Determined to Keep Her Family Together

Viviana Hervis, U.S citizen, mother of three U.S. citizen children, and wife to Christian Hervis, shared her story with Univision as she continues to fight to keep her family together. Earlier this week, we introduced you to Christian Hervis, who is in detention and set to be deported any day now. Despite Christian’s I-130 approval … Continue reading »