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House Republicans Want To Force The Library Of Congress To Keep Using The Term “Illegal Immigrant”

Apparently not satisfied with their presumptive nominee using a taco bowl to reach out to “the Hispanics”, the GOP-led House Appropriations Committee has approved a bill that would force the Library of Congress to return to using the term “illegal immigrant.” Last month, the Library announced that it would scrap “illegal immigrant” from their search … Continue reading »

Late Sen. Bob Bennett and Neo-conservative Robert Kagan Stand Up for Principles and Against Trump

We have been calling for Republicans and conservatives to visibly and vocally break from Donald Trump, recognizing that Trump and his dangerous vision for America is antithetical to who we are as a country and the values we hold dear. Today, there are two fresh examples of Republican and conservative voices standing up for what is right, recognizing … Continue reading »

ICYMI: New York Times on Trump Immigration Plan: “Big Promises, Bigger Doubts”

A new must read piece in the New York Times analyzes the practical implications of Trump’s immigration proposals. The piece confirms what immigration advocates have been saying all along—not only are Donald Trump’s immigration policies inhumane, but actually implementing them would be enormously expensive and essentially, impossible. The full piece, “Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan: Big Promises, Bigger Doubts” is … Continue reading »

The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference Should Reject Donald Trump’s Message — And So Should All Other Latino Groups

The president of the nation’s largest Hispanic evangelical group is currently deciding whether or not to air a video message taped by Donald Trump for its annual conference this weekend. Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, told the Post that though he had not reached out to or spoken to … Continue reading »

More Reminders of How the Trump Campaign is Mainstreaming Hate – and Why Republicans Should Not Capitulate

Last summer, we introduced the “Trump Hate Map” – a comprehensive look at the locations and events where Latinos, immigrants, and other people of color have been harassed or attacked by Trump or his supporters. We noted that, to a degree unprecedented in recent American political history, Trump and his campaign’s dangerous blend of nativism, demagoguery, and … Continue reading »

Trump-Inspired Brothers Sentenced To Prison For Brutally Assaulting Mexican Immigrant

Two self-proclaimed Donald Trump supporters have been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to assaulting a homeless Latino man last August because they thought he was an undocumented immigrant. Brothers Scott and Steven Leader “pled guilty to several felony charges, including assault and battery, intimidation, and civil rights violations,” according to the Boston Globe. “Scott … Continue reading »

As Donald Trump Visits Capitol Hill, Groups Deliver Taco Bowls to Sen. Rob Portman Who Stands With Trump

  Advocates Send Clear Message to Sen. Rob Portman: 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 … Continue reading »

As Donald Trump Visits Capitol Hill, Groups Deliver Taco Bowls to Sen. Richard Burr Who Stands With Trump

Advocates Send Clear Message to Sen. Richard Burr: 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 … Continue reading »

As Donald Trump Visits Capitol Hill, Groups Deliver Taco Bowls to Members of Congress Who Stand With Trump

Advocates Send Clear Message to GOP: Latino and Immigrant Voters Will Remember #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 in modern U.S. … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez Slams Taco-Salad-Loving GOP And Their New Leader, “El Jefe Anaranjado” — “The Orange Chief”

What’s on the Capitol Hill menu as presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump meets with his party’s leaders in DC today? Taco salads, of course. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez welcomed the arrival of the GOP’s new standard-bearer with a reminder that it’s going to take a whole lot more than chomping on a taco salad for Republicans … Continue reading »