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CO Politicians Reflect Parties’ Two Contrasting Visions of Immigrants and America

Undocumented Families Speaking at the DNC Highlight the Real Life Consequences of Mike Coffman and Donald Trump’s Immigration Proposals As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties’ larger visions of America could not be more clear or consequential. The issue of immigration, and the way immigrants … Continue reading »

New Report From America’s Voice Highlights Power of Latino Vote in CO, FL, NV

Ahead of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, a new report from America’s Voice outlines the power and importance of the Latino vote in the key states of Colorado, Florida, and Nevada. The report follows new nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, which underscores that Donald Trump is on … Continue reading »

Donald Trump Was Greeted With A Wall During His Denver Visit — But It’s Definitely Not The Kind He Was Thinking

A wall was erected in Colorado during Donald Trump’s visit to the state earlier this month — but it’s definitely not the kind the presumptive Republican nominee has proposed. ProgressNow, Strong Colorado and over two dozen local groups joined forces to build a nine-foot-tall wall out of cardboard boxes in Denver’s Civic Center Park, just … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Mike Coffman and Colorado Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born … Continue reading »

Trump General Election Strategy At Odds With What America Looks Like in 2016

Frank Sharry: “Donald Trump’s campaign is not only promising a return to the good old days that never were, but is banking on an electorate that no longer exists” Washington, DC – In an interview with Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, Donald Trump campaign chairman and chief strategist Paul Manafort makes clear that presumptive Republican presidential nominee … Continue reading »

If Mike Coffman Doesn’t Stand with Trump, He Should Say So

Donald Trump is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, the leader of the GOP nationally and in Colorado. Previously Representative Mike Coffman has said he would support the Republican nominee, and he hasn’t changed his position now that the nominee is likely to be Trump. Further, as we noted last week, many of Rep. Coffman’s past stances … Continue reading »

As Donald Trump Visits Capitol Hill, Groups Deliver Taco Bowls to Cory Gardner and Mike Coffman Who Stand With Trump

Advocates Send Clear Message to GOP: Latino, APIA, and Immigrant Voters Will Boycott #TrumpsParty in November Today, Donald Trump is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. On the very same day, the Senate carry out is serving taco salad bowls for lunch—a fitting reminder of the recent “hispandering” that Trump, the most anti-immigrant and xenophobic presidential candidate … Continue reading »

New Polling of Colorado Latino Voters: Immigration Matters, Trump is Toxic, and GOP Brand Image Moving in Wrong Direction

New polling of Colorado Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, makes clear that immigration matters to Colorado Latino voters; that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with Latino voters; and that the Republican Party’s brand image is deeply damaged and getting worse, due in part to Trump’s rise and the politicized U.S. v … Continue reading »

This Tax Day, A Reminder that Implementing Immigration Executive Action Policies Would Be Good for Colorado

  Unfortunately, Out of State Lawsuit Keeping CO From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of our tax base, our overall … Continue reading »

In Colorado and Nationwide, Massive New PRRI Polling Project Finds Durable and Broad Support for Pro-Immigrant Policies

Despite Anti-Immigrant Fixation of GOP Presidential Race, Colorado Residents and Rest of Country Overwhelmingly Remain in Favor of Pro-Immigrant Reforms Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) today released the 2015 American Values Atlas, a comprehensive examination of Americans’ attitudes on a range of immigration topics. Conducted from April 2015 through January 2016 and comprised of a … Continue reading »