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Mixed-Status Immigrant Families, Community Leaders Sit Down In Dayton, Ohio For “DAPA Dinner”

Mixed-status immigrant families, community leaders, and a member of Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office sat down for a “DAPA Dinner” in Dayton, Ohio yesterday to discuss how immigration policies can affect and change the lives of children, families, and communities in the state. There are approximately 95,000 undocumented immigrants in the state of Ohio. At least … Continue reading »

An Army of Volunteers and Activists Register Voters in Nevada

Please note the following column was translated from Spanish to English and is available for reprint as long as the author is given proper credit. The column is available online in Spanish here.  If the presidential candidacy of Republican nominee Donald Trump has generated anything, it’s more than the anger of Latino voters due to his constant insults. The … Continue reading »

In Nevada, Thousands Of Voter Registration Forms Are Pouring In Weekly

In the battleground state of Nevada, thousands of voter registration forms are pouring in on a weekly basis from those seeking to vote in time for the 2016 election. From News 3 Las Vegas: “Since the last week of June, we’ve been averaging six or seven thousand registrations weekly for my staff, which is considerable,” … Continue reading »

Editor Of White Supremacist Site: “Virtually Every Alt-Right Nazi I Know Is Volunteering For The Trump Campaign”

Donald Trump “has reenergized white supremacist groups and drawn them into mainstream American politics like nothing seen in decades,” writes the Los Angeles Times in a new profile today. “White nationalist leaders who once shunned presidential races have endorsed Trump, marking the first time some have openly supported a candidate from one of the two … Continue reading »

For All The “Miss Housekeepings” — Including My Mom

Crossposted from Medium. When Donald Trump bullied Alicia Machado as “Miss Housekeeping,” it was meant as so much more than a personal, racist insult. He showed the contempt he has for the immigrant women who support their families as housekeepers and domestic workers, like my mom. When I was a little boy, I kept the … Continue reading »

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

English (en español al final de la página): News 3 Las Vegas (Nevada): Nevada’s Battleground: Voter registration in full swing By Jeff Gillan New York Times (Opinion): What Does Immigration Actually Cost Us? By Thomas Edsall Medium (Op-ed): For All The “Miss Housekeepings” — Including My Mom By Gabe Ortíz CNN: Gutierrez: ‘Women are watching’ Donald Trump’s … Continue reading »

“Pepe The Frog” — A Meme Shared By Trump And Trump, Jr. — Identified As Hate Symbol By Anti-Defamation League

“Pepe the Frog” — a meme co-opted by white supremacists and recently shared on social media by both Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump, Jr. — has been declared an anti-Semitic hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League. “Once again, racists and haters have taken a popular internet meme and twisted it for their own purposes … Continue reading »

Google Searches For “Registrarse Para Votar” — “Register To Vote” in Spanish — Hit All-Time High During Debate

Google searches for “registrarse para votar” — or, “register to vote” in Spanish — reached an all-time high of 100,000 during this week’s first Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post: According to Google, search volume was highest in the ever-important swing state of Florida, followed by New Jersey, … Continue reading »

Immigrant Families, Community Leaders Across Country Gather To Watch First Presidential Debate

Last night, community leaders and immigrant families gathered all across the nation to watch the first of three Presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. With the two parties offering the starkest contrast on immigration yet — one of inclusion, versus one of division — immigrant families know what’s at stake at this November. In the battleground … Continue reading »