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Last Saturday, in more than 70 events in cities nationwide, immigrants and allies marched and held rallies, vigils, and mass community gatherings to build broad-based support for immigrants and refugees as the nation braces for the beginning of the Trump era. United We Dream, SEIU, and Center for Community Change/FIRM spearheaded the nationwide effort, along with … Continue reading »

Pieces in LA Times and NY Daily News Highlight New Precinct-Level Analyses in California and New York Find that Edison Exit Polls Overestimated Latino Support for Trump Two new op-eds detail precinct-level analyses of how the Latino electorate in California and New York actually voted in 2016, adding powerful evidence to the argument that the Edison exit polls overestimated … Continue reading »

Last night, House Speaker Paul Ryan was questioned regarding his stance on immigration reform and DACA during a townhall with Jake Tapper (full transcript available here). Below, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responds to Speaker Ryan. “Empty promises from the Speaker will not protect Dreamers, nor do they change the fact that … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): NPR: Groups Protest Trump’s Immigration Positions Across The Country By Brakkton Booker and Michel Martin NBC: Immigration Activists Stage Day of Action Against Trump By Maggie Vespa CNBC: We will stand for our values in trade and immigration, eBay CEO Devin Wenig says By Elizabeth Gurdus Hillsboro … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Time: Dreamers Face Uncertain Future After Confirmation Hearings By Maya Rhodan Remezcla: A Look At Attorney General Appointee Jeff Sessions’ Long History of Hostility Toward Latinos Washington Post: Fearing Trump, lawmakers try to help ‘dreamers’ stay in the United States By Karoun Demirjian The Hill: Graham, Durbin … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Los Angeles Times: Opponents of legal immigration hope their ties to Jeff Sessions will influence Trump By Joseph Tanfani Texas Observer: Lawmakers, Advocates Unveil Campaign to Stop Anti-Immigrant Legislation By Gus Bova Daily Astorian: Hundreds expected at rally against Trump’s immigration proposals By Paris Achen San Gabriel … Continue reading »