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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 »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 29, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): NBC: Immigration Wonks Struggle to Decipher Trump’s New Position By Benjy Sarlin Dallas Morning News: Trump’s softening on immigration: Some angered, others don’t buy it By Todd Gillman New York Times: Donald Trump Tries to Clarify Immigration Plan, but Avoids Key Issue By Nick Corasaniti Wall Street … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 26, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): USA Today: Trump’s ‘softening’ immigration view may not broaden Hispanic support By Alan Gomez Los Angeles Times: Trump’s immigration pivot: Will he be the latest Republican to alienate the base? By Lisa Mascaro ThinkProgress: Trump Adopts Jeb Bush’s Immigration Policy After Mocking It For Months. By Tara … Continue reading »

Trump Spokesperson Spills The Beans About The Fake Immigration Pivot

Donald Trump has been trying to change how he talks about his immigration positions without actually changing his immigration positions, and his own campaign just confirmed that. “He hasn’t changed his position on immigration,” Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson said during a CNN appearance earlier today. “He’s changed the words that he is saying.” Two of … Continue reading »

Greg Sargent: “Here’s Why It’s Important To Hold Trump To His Actual Positions”

Donald Trump may be unsure of his own immigration views depending on who he’s talking to, but at least on paper he couldn’t be any more clearer. As Matt Hildreth wrote yesterday, Trump’s official immigration policy has not changed — mass deportation of all 11 million undocumented immigrants and their families; banning Muslims from entering the United States; … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 25, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): The Hill: Hardliners shrug off Trump’s softer tone on immigration By Mike Lillis The Hill: Hispanic activists: ‘We don’t believe’ in Trump’s outreach By Rafael Bernal Medium (Op-ed): Donald Trump Isn’t Flipping on Immigration, He’s Just Flopping By Matt Hildreth New York Times: A Conflicted Donald Trump … Continue reading »

TPM: “Even If Trump Changes On Immigration, The Damage To The GOP Is Done”

Donald Trump isn’t shifting his position on immigration — he’s just shifting how he talks about it. In recent days, Trump and his advisors have attempted to give off the impression that he is softening his tone on immigration. But the fact remains that Trump is still in favor of a “deportation force” to remove … Continue reading »

This Former Miss Universe Will Vote For The First Time In November — Against Donald Trump

A former Miss Universe is a brand new US citizen — just in time to vote against former Miss Universe owner Donald Trump. Alicia Machado, a Venezuelan actress and model who won the crown in 1996, bravely spoke out last May about the verbal and emotional abuse she faced from Trump during her year-long reign as … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, August 24, 2016

English (en español al final de la página): Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump Says He’s Open to ‘Softening’ Immigration Laws By Janet Hook Bloomberg: Trump Floats Obama-Like Deportation Plan, and Fans Don’t Mind By Sahil Kapur and Jennifer Jacobs Washington Post (Opinion): Trump’s challenge: How to sell deportations to suburban swing voters By Greg Sargent … Continue reading »