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With Trump as Guest, The Weeknd and Belly Cancel Kimmel Appearance

Donald Trump was on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. Because of that, The Weeknd and Belly canceled: R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” because Donald Trump was set to appear on the episode. The Oscar-nominated musicians were slated to record their performance Wednesday in Los Angeles … Continue reading »

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

Wall Street Journal: Hispanic Support Eludes Donald Trump By Beth Reinhard May 25, 2016 Reuters: Eight protesters arrested at Trump rally in California By Emily Stephenson and Steve Gorman May 25, 2016 Reuters: Police warn ‘swift’ action against anti-Trump protesters By Emily Stephenson and Steve Gorman May 25, 2016 Associated Press: Pro-Trump Hispanics face ridicule … Continue reading »

Amy Tan And Stephen King Among Hundreds Of Authors Penning Open Letter Against Donald Trump

Hundreds of influential writers and novelists have signed an open letter in opposition to Donald Trump’s candidacy. “[As] writers, we are particularly aware of the many ways that language can be abused in the name of power,” reads a portion of the letter, which has been signed by famed authors including Amy Tan, Stephen King, … Continue reading »

More Of That #GOPLatinoOutreach: Trump Attacks Nation’s First And Only Latina Governor

Donald Trump has pretty much wrapped up the GOP nomination for President, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking swipes at his fellow Republicans — including the nation’s first and only Latina governor, Susana Martinez. At a rally in New Mexico yesterday, a spiteful Trump — reportedly bitter that Martinez not only repeatedly criticized him, … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez: Hanen Wants To Dox 100,000 Immigrants For “Every Two-Bit Vigilante And Twitter Troll To Read”

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez slammed the recent frenzied dictates of Judge Andrew Hanen, who has outrageously ordered the federal government turn over the names and addresses of 100,000 DACA recipients. “The newspaper La Opinion called Judge Hanen’s plan ‘onerous and absurd,’” said Rep. Gutiérrez during a House floor speech earlier today. “That’s an understatement.” “Though you … Continue reading »

“Fear Is Always There”: Central American Youth And Families Brace For Another Round Of ICE Raids

While some leaders have attempted to sell news of upcoming ICE arrests not as “raids” but as acts of “discrete enforcement,” the fear is very real for the undocumented immigrant community across the nation. These are indeed raids to Kimberly Pineda-Chavez, Wildin Guillen-Acosta and Pedro Salmeron — all Central Americans youth arrested by ICE at … Continue reading »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump Returns to Campaign Trail With Albuquerque Rally By Beth Reinhard Associated Press: Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico By Jill Colvin and Russell Contreras Reuters: Protesters Throw Rocks, Bottles at Police Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico Politico: Trump … Continue reading »

New “This Is My American Story” Campaign Features Stories Of Children From Immigrant Families

First Focus — in collaboration with We Belong Together, UWD, MomsRising, and America’s Voice Education Fund — has launched a PSA campaign to highlight the impact our broken immigration system has on kids, particularly the US citizen children of immigrants. The stunningly beautiful and poignant ads — which feature a number of children from mixed-status families — come as the Supreme Court is soon … Continue reading »

12 Times Lindsey Graham Rebuked Donald Trump’s Candidacy

Reports conflicted as to whether Sen. Lindsey Graham — arduously the loudest critic of Donald Trump from within elected GOP leadership — really did ask a group of donors to unite behind the presumptive nominee: Teresa Dailey, a prominent Florida Republican fundraiser and Trump supporter who attended the private event, told CNN on Sunday that … Continue reading »

Univision’s María Elena Salinas Booed For Speaking Spanish During College Graduation Speech

Renowned Univision anchor and Emmy-winning journalist María Elena Salinas was booed by students and others for speaking a portion of her speech in Spanish during a California State University, Fullerton graduation ceremony. Salinas was receiving an honorary degree from the university and made the majority of her speech in English. But the booing began when … Continue reading »