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New Documentary A Reminder Of The Missed Opportunity & Political Perils Of The GOP’s Lurch Right On Immigration

Epic Speech by Freedom Caucus Member Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) on the Politics of Immigration a Must See – and Still True  A PBS “Frontline” documentary aired last night, entitled “Immigration Battle.” It captures how our country missed yet another shot at achieving a legislative breakthrough on immigration reform in 2013-14.  After the Senate passed a bipartisan comprehensive … Continue reading »

Twitter Cheat Sheet And Other Resources For Tonight’s Democratic Debate

WHERE TO WATCH THE CNN DEBATE The first Democratic Debate will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The debate will be broadcasted by CNN and moderated by Anderson Cooper. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE DEBATE HASHTAGS #DEMdebate QUICK LINKS Follow Tweets from America’s Voice: Meet the 2016 Democratic Candidates for President — and Their … Continue reading »

Marco Doublespeak vs. Hillary Straight Talk: On Immigration Policy, Stark Contrasts on Display

Frank Sharry: Rubio “Confusing the Issue on Purpose;” Clinton “Engaging in Some Long Overdue Straight Talk” The contrast between Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton on immigration reform was on full display yesterday.  Rubio talked out of both sides of his mouth in ways that were confusing with respect to his policy stance and revealing with … Continue reading »

Must-Read From NYT’s Lawrence Downes: “Remembering A Milestone For Immigrants And America”

A new piece from the NYT’s Lawrence Downes marks the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, a landmark bill that ignited a resounding demographic shift that America still sees to this day. Signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson at the foot of the Statue of Liberty, the act “ended the era of … Continue reading »

At Hispanic Chamber Appearance, Governor John Kasich Needs To Answer Tough Questions

Ohio Governor and GOP presidential candidate John Kasich is set to appear before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today.  He’ll probably get credit from the Chamber because on immigration he’s NOT Donald Trump.  But he should be asked tough questions about some of the most important policies to the Latino community, including immigration reform … Continue reading »

ICYMI: On The 5th Circuit Appeals Court Decision On Immigration, “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied”

David Leopold Weighs In On 5th Circuit Delay and What It Means for 5.5 Million Immigrants and Their Families  As the ttupreme Court begins a new term today, a 5th Circuit Appeals Court decision on the President’s executive actions on deportation has yet to be announced after nearly 3 months. The longer the appeals court ruling languishes, … Continue reading »

DAPA-Eligible Father Risks It All To Reunite With His Family

As a long time Florida resident, Rafael Gaytan has made every effort to become a productive member of his community. A business owner, loving father, and caring husband, Rafael has been able to overcome many of the obstacles that his immigration status presented to him – all with the intention of providing for his family … Continue reading »

Cartoon Monday: An Oldie-But-Goodie From Lalo Alcaraz

This 2012 oldie-but-goodie from one of our favorites, Lalo Alcaraz. You’d think Republicans would have learned some lessons from the defeat of Mitt Romney in 2012. But with Donald “Mass Deportation” Trump leading the race for the GOP Presidential nomination, the national Republican Party could be headed the way of the wooly mammoth too. Starting … Continue reading »

New Immigration Polling: General Electorate Strongly Pro-Legalization, Although Republicans Remain Divided

New polling shows that, once again, the general electorate is overwhelmingly in favor of an immigration solution that includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.  Add those who favor a path to legal status (not citizenship) and by a large margin Americans favor “give them a chance to stay” over “make them leave the … Continue reading »

Donald Trump Now Rewriting The Truth After Chickening Out of Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Q&A

Donald Trump is in scrambling revisionist mode after canceling his Q&A with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, which was scheduled for later this week. “This is the first time I’m hearing about this,” Trump blabbed to CNN, claiming he never really agreed to make the USHCC appearance in the first place. “I mean, I never … Continue reading »