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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 — 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 »

Latino Rebels interviews Federico Peña About “My Country, My Vote”

Tomorrow, the Republican Presidential candidates will gather in Boulder, Colorado for their third debate. Before the debate, activists will hold a rally to stand against anti-immigrant rhetoric. From the “My Country, My Vote” website:  “A group of Latino leaders — including former Denver Mayor/U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Energy Federico Peña and over sixty state, … Continue reading »

Rep. Diana DeGette, Local Officials and Latino Leaders Denounce Republican Attacks on Obama Immigration Action

Leaders and Impacted Families Highlight Benefits of New Policy, Vow to Defend it from Legislative and Legal Attacks As Republicans voted this week to overturn President Obama’s executive action on immigration, end DACA for DREAMers, and maximize deportations of immigrant families, leaders and elected officials in Colorado held a press conference to highlight the benefits … Continue reading »

Rep. Mike Coffman and House Republicans Vote to End Executive Action on Immigration

Today, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a DHS funding bill, which included a collection of the harshest anti-immigrant amendments seen in years. The bill would not only overturn the sensible executive actions from last November, but also end the DACA program for DREAMers and maximize the deportation of all 11 million undocumented immigrants settled in … Continue reading »

As House Republicans Gear Up to Vote on New Deportation Bill, Colorado Groups Call on Senator-Elect Gardner to Vote ‘No’

If House Has Time for Show Vote on Subjecting Immigrants to Deportation, They Can Vote on Bipartisan Bill That Would Undo Obama Action and Provide Permanent Solution After two years of failing to take up any attempt at meaningful immigration reform in the House, now Republicans have announced that in response to President Obama’s executive … Continue reading »