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“Caucus To End Hate”: Iowa Latinos Respond To Joint Trump, Arpaio Rally With Protest, Voter Registration Drive

Iowa Latinos participated in a silent protest and voter registration event in response to Donald Trump’s campaign stop in Marshalltown, Iowa yesterday, where he eagerly received an endorsement from notorious Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Immigrant activists preparing to protest the Trump/Joe Arpaio rally in Marshalltown. pic.twitter.com/MP189Qq5nu — Kate Linthicum (@katelinthicum) January 26, 2016 Sheriff … Continue reading »

“Todo el mundo odió” a Donald Trump en SNL

Juan Escalante: “SNL pudo haber ganado en audiencia, pero perdió toda la credibilidad que tenía al proveer una plataforma” a Donald Trump  Washington, DC— Para quienes no vimos a Donald Trump en ‘Saturday Night Live’ anoche, una rápida búsqueda en Intenet muestra que los críticos lo consideran un rotundo fracaso. Fusion hace un resumen de la gran … Continue reading »

Media Frenzy As Activists Deliver Over Half A Million Petition Signatures Telling NBC And SNL: Trump’s #RacismIsntFunny

Last night, leaders from a host of Latino and immigrant rights groups rallied and delivered over 520,000 petition signatures calling on NBC to rescind Donald Trump’s “Saturday Night Live” hosting invitation, set for this weekend. The #RacismIsntFunny campaign and petition drive was a collaborative effort between multiple organizations including America’s Voice, Change.org, CREDO Action, Latino … Continue reading »

Activists And Community Members Protest Anti-Immigrant Law In North Carolina

On Wednesday the state of North Carolina succumbed to the #TrumpEffect, as Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 318 – a harsh anti-immigrant law that promises to make the lives of immigrants even more insufferable. Today, I signed a bill to end sanctuary cities in North Carolina and uphold the rule of law. #ncpol … Continue reading »

Immigration Executive Action Case in Fifth Circuit: “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied”

NPR profiled Jannet Ramirez, one of the fasters outside of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans – and explained the reason for the fast and the implications of it. The case against Obama’s executive actions was brought by then-Attorney General, now Governor Greg Abbott from Texas. He was later joined by GOP … Continue reading »

In Sioux City, Hundreds Protest Ugly Rhetoric and Bullying of Donald Trump

Washington, DC—Yesterday, students in Sioux City, Iowa organized a protest of Donald Trump’s campaign appearance at West High School. Over 800 people showed up for the event. Local KTIV news coverage described the rally: From Eastern to Western Iowa, a diverse crowd hoping to quiet Trump in Sioux City with a silent protest. “We are not going to stand … Continue reading »

In Sioux City, Hundreds Protest Ugly Rhetoric and Bullying from Donald Trump

Yesterday, students in Sioux City, Iowa organized a protest of Donald Trump’s campaign appearance at West High School. Over 800 people showed up for the event: From Eastern to Western Iowa, a diverse crowd hoping to quiet Trump in Sioux City with a silent protest. “We are not going to stand for Trump being here … 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 »

Immigrant Rights Leaders Highlight the Real-life Consequences of Donald Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Campaign

Washington, DC – On a press call this afternoon, community leaders and immigration advocates highlighted how Donald Trump’s explicitly anti-immigrant and anti-Latino campaign is fostering a toxic climate with real life consequences. A Trump rally and event held in Miami this past weekend offered the latest disturbing reminder of the ugliness swirling around Trump’s presidential … Continue reading »

Iowa Students, Community Members Tell Superintendent To Follow His Own Anti-Bullying Policy And Cancel Trump Event

By allowing Donald Trump use of West High School in Sioux City, Iowa for a campaign rally tomorrow, Superintendent Paul Gausman is ignoring “his own anti-bullying policies for the sake of politics,” say students and local community leaders. “Many students and their families believe that the district’s bullying policy applies to all the district’s facilities … Continue reading »