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As we assessed earlier today in a statement, Donald Trump’s comments to CNN endorsing a vision of mass deportation is as extreme as it is ridiculous.  There are 11 million undocumented immigrants in America.  Two-thirds have lived and worked in America for more than a decade.  Most live in families.  Many own homes.  They are intertwined in families and … Continue reading »

A “Proposal” as Extreme as it is Unserious; and Yet it’s Remarkably Similar to Scott Walker’s While Donald Trump’s comments on immigrants have been mostly been bluster and bigotry, befitting his frontrunner status, he is now venturing into the realm of immigration policy. It is not pretty. In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash yesterday, Trump … Continue reading »

With Markup of Sen. Vitter Bill on the Horizon, America’s Voice Offers a Fresh Reminder of the Political and Policy Perils Associated with Anti-Community Safety Legislation   The Trump Effect continues to make its mark on Congress.  Following a series of GOP-led hearings last week aimed at portraying all immigrants as  criminals (a la Donald Trump’s racist … Continue reading »

English (en español al final de la página): NBC News: GOP’s Donald Trump Revives Decade-Old Immigration Plan By Suzanne Gamboa AP: Trump’s Call for Mass Deportations Runs Into Messy Realities Fusion: Ramos to Trump: This is how you lose the Hispanic vote By Rob Wile NBC News: Trump Says He’s Number One With ‘The Hispanics’ … Continue reading »

English (en español al final de la página): Think Progress: Undocumented Immigrants Beg Ohio Governor To Protect Their Families From Deportation By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Latin Post: Immigrant Rights Advocates Meet with Gov. John Kasich on DACA, DAPA Lawsuit By Claudia Balthazar MSNBC: Bobby Jindal slams Jeb Bush on ‘amnesty’ despite similar position By Benjy … Continue reading »

English (en español al final de la página): The Columbus Dispatch: Kasich, DeWine meet with immigration reformers By Randy Ludlow National Journal: Latino PACs Eye a Bigger Role in 2016 By Kimberly Railey MSNBC: Jeb Bush and Donald Trump, a study in contrasts on Latino outreach By Benjy Sarlin The Hill: Bush wants legal status … Continue reading »