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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 »

More Evidence Donald Trump’s Ugly Rhetoric Is Inspiring Latinos To Become Citizens And Vote

As we noted yesterday, a report has noted that while the number of eligible Latino voters is 40 percent higher in 2016 than in 2008, our voting muscle remains undermobilized. However, more and more evidence is showing that Latinos are becoming energized thanks to help from the unlikeliest of people: Donald Trump. “Donald Trump’s scathing … Continue reading »

Ante la embestida republicana antiinmigrante, los votantes latinos se levantan, contraatacan y se involucran políticamente

Lynn Tramonte: “Cada ataque a las familias inmigrantes envía un claro mensaje a los votantes latinos sobre las prioridades del Partido Republicano” Washington, DC – En el Congreso, las cortes, las campañas políticas para 2016 y en estados como Carolina del Norte, el Partido Republicano está empeñado en un implacable ataque en contra de los … Continue reading »

Thousands Gather in Boulder to Protest Republican Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric at the Launch of My Country My Vote!

Ahead of the third Republican debate, students, community members, and Latino leaders gathered at University of Colorado Boulder’s Farrand Field to send a clear message to the Republican party that there is no place for anti-immigrant rhetoric in Colorado. Great crowd at #COmyvote rally! “El pueblo unido jamás será vencido” #CNBCGOPDebate @latinovictoryus pic.twitter.com/1wwqyyx8h7 — Pili … Continue reading »

In the Face of GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Assault, Latino Voters Standing Up, Fighting Back, and Engaging Politically

Lynn Tramonte: “Every Attack On Immigrant Families Sends A Clear Message To Latino Voters About The Priorities Of The Republican Party” Washington, DC – In Congress, the courts, the 2016 campaign trail, and states such as North Carolina, the Republican Party is engaged in a relentless assault on immigrants.  Yet in the face of the … Continue reading »