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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 »

Latinx Voices To Donald Trump: “Too Little, Too Late”

Latinx leaders and voices have a strong message for Donald Trump’s cynical, rhetorical shift on immigration and Latinxs: Too little, too late. In an NBC Latino op-ed, Northern Arizona University Professor Stephen A. Nuño said Trump’s taco-bowl-less meeting last weekend with a small group of Latinx Republicans glared over “the elephant in the room — the … Continue reading »

What Is Trump Sorry For? Nothing

Please note the following column was translated from Spanish to English and is available in Spanish here. This past Thursday the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, said “believe it or not, I regret” some of the things he said at the height of the campaign.  For his spokespeople and followers, this apparently constituted an “apology” and a “dramatic” … Continue reading »

Ana Navarro To RNC’s Hispanic Director: “I’m Old Enough To Remember When You Used To Tweet Against Donald Trump!”

Republican strategist Ana Navarro called out RNC Director of Hispanic Communications and Donald Trump supporter Helen Aguirre Ferré for her blatant hypocrisy during a must-watch CNN interview yesterday. After a over a year of rhetoric, we all know Donald Trump is not pivoting from his base — violence, bigotry, and intolerance — but that hasn’t stopped … Continue reading »

AP: Violent, Racist Social Media Postings Rampant Among Current And Former Trump Staffers

A disturbing profile from the AP confirms why Donald Trump’s extremist views are not changing: Bigotry, racism, violence and intolerance are defining features of Donald Trump’s campaign, inside and out. The AP examined the social media postings of some 50 current and former Trump campaign staffers, finding that several expressed violent, derogatory, and racist views towards … Continue reading »