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2016 election

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 »

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

Undocumented Families Speaking at the DNC Highlight the Real Life Consequences of Marco Rubio 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 »

NC Senate Race Reflects Parties’ Two Contrasting Visions of Immigrants and America

Senator Burr and Deborah Ross polar opposites on immigration 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 are portrayed and featured at the two parties’ conventions underscores … Continue reading »

Between Republican and Democratic Conventions – And Republican and Democratic Senate Candidates – Two Contrasting Visions of Immigrants and America

Senator Portman and Gov. Strickland polar opposites on immigration 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 are portrayed and featured at the two parties’ conventions, underscores … Continue reading »

Leading Voices Capture the Fear Mongering and Racism That’s Now a Feature of the Republican Party

The contrast between the two parties is on full display last week and this week. Republicans view America as a fearful nation in decline who are threatened by “the other.” Meanwhile, the Democrats, as evidenced by the roll out of Tim Kaine in Miami on Saturday and the lineup of speakers for the convention, view America as … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Two Parties’ Contrasting Visions of Immigrants and America on Display on Day One at DNC

As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties could not be more clear or consequential. As evidenced by Trump’s convention speech, the Republicans view America as a dangerous place in which immigrants are contributing to its decline. As evidenced by its speaker lineup, the Democrats view … Continue reading »

Demócratas: la pendiente reforma migratoria sobre la mesa

Esta semana Hillary Rodham Clinton hará historia al convertirse en la primera mujer en ser nominada a la presidencia de Estados Unidos en un año electoral que también hará historia por ser uno de los más extraños jamás vistos recientemente. Todos los sondeos dan una abrumadora ventaja a Clinton sobre el candidato republicano, Donald Trump, … Continue reading »

La bienvenida en español de Tim Kaine

Si Cervantes hubiese imaginado que aquel idioma con el que acuñaba paso a paso, pacientemente, su gran obra Don Quijote iba no solo a transformarse a lo largo de los siglos, sino incluso a sonar como un eco de su cabalgadura lingüística en una futura contienda electoral, tal vez de buena gana también habría esbozado otra faceta … Continue reading »

Senator Tim Kaine: Champion of Immigrants and Immigration Reform

Today, Secretary Clinton announced Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a longtime champion of comprehensive immigration reform and ally to the immigrant community, as her running mate. Secretary Clinton’s announcement comes in stark contrast to Trump and Governor Pence’s (R-IN) dark, dangerous, and divisive vision of America presented last night. Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, … Continue reading »

Watch Out Republicans; NC Latinos Mobilizing to Defeat Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Last night, Latino voters and undocumented immigrants gathered in cities across North Carolina to watch Trump‘s coronation and discuss their plans to turnout Latinos in record numbers this November to defeat his xenophobic, anti-immigrant agenda. Though Trump’s rhetoric was no surprise, the seventy-five minute diatribe that equated undocumented immigrants with murderers, scapegoated immigrants for all … Continue reading »