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Nevada Congressional Candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen Break Bread With DAPA Families

On Friday, mixed-status immigrant families and Nevada Congressional candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen broke bread in Las Vegas and discussed the issue that has become a main focus of the 2016 election: immigration. The two families — along with 48,000 other immigrant families in the state of Nevada — suffered a tremendous blow following … Continue reading »

National Academy of Sciences Study Confirms Immigrants Benefit America

Another Definitive, Fact-Based Study – that Trump and his Nativist Allies Will Undoubtedly Reject in Favor of Lies, Distortions and Fear-Mongering A massive new immigration study from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and a must read piece from Bloomberg’seditorial board offer fresh reminders that Donald Trump and his nativist allies are flat wrong on the core question … Continue reading »

New Immigration Studies Underscore Economic and Civic Costs of Trump’s Mass Deportation Vision

Two important new studies offer reminders about the tremendous costs that would be incurred if Donald Trump gets to put his extremism on immigration into practice as President. The studies, from the Center for American Progress and Pew Research, show why deporting undocumented immigrants from America would come at a huge cost to America’s fiscal and economic health, as well as … Continue reading »

Meet The Undocumented Woman Running One Of Philadelphia’s Hottest Restaurants

One of Philadelphia’s best new chefs serves up a whole lot more than food at her bustling Mexican restaurant. Owner and chef Cristina Martinez is an undocumented immigrant, and her restaurant has become a hub for community members who are looking for both a bite to eat and an understanding ear. “It’s not just me,” she … Continue reading »

“Orange Is The New Black” Star Diane Guerrero Opens Up About Her Family’s Deportation

Actor and activist Diane Guerrero appeared on an immigration-themed episode of Chelsea Handler’s talk show this past weekend to open up about her family’s deportation story and stress the urgent need for immigration reform. The “Orange Is the New Black” star has been candid about the deportation of her family members — her mother, father, … Continue reading »

Más evidencia de que la gente apoya mayoritariamente una vía a la ciudadanía para los inmigrantes indocumentados

¿El nativismo de Trump está generando respaldo a reformas humanitarias? Al participar anoche en la gala anual del Instituto del Comité Hispano del Congreso (CHCI), la candidata presidencial demócrata Hillary Clinton reiteró su intención de enviar su propuesta de reforma migratoria con vía a la ciudadanía en los primeros 100 días de su presidencia. La candidata reconoció el escepticismo … Continue reading »

More Evidence that the Public Overwhelmingly Supports a Path to Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants

Is Trump’s Nativism Driving Up Support for Humane Reforms? Last night, speaking at an annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) gala, Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton reiterated her intention to introduce immigration reform legislation with a path to citizenship in the first 100 days of her presidency. The candidate acknowledged the skepticism about a legislative overhaul, noting that “people … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Aaron Blake: “Donald Trump Is Doing A Great Job Making People Like Immigrants More”

In a new piece for the Washington Post’s “The Fix”, Aaron Blake analyzes a new poll from the Washington Post and ABC News. He concludes that Donald Trump’s immigration proposals are not only unpopular with most Americans, but finds that “Trump actually appears to be increasing sympathy for immigrants and depressing support for his harsh enforcement techniques.” Among the poll’s findings, 79% … Continue reading »

New Poll: What Latino Voters Heard from Trump’s Nativist Immigration Speech in Arizona

America’s Voice commissioned Latino Decisions to do a quick poll to gauge Latino voters’ reactions to Donald Trump’s immigration speech last week in Phoenix, and to assess whether Latinos were buying the charade of Trump “softening” on immigration. The short answer is no.  Forty-nine percent of Latino voters believe he has the same position now … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Ron Brownstein on the (Mostly Overlooked) Radicalism of Trump’s Approach to Legal Immigration

Ron Brownstein, one of the most insightful journalists covering immigration policy and politics, has a new must-read column on Donald Trump’s radicalism on legal immigration. Brownstein, who writes for The Atlantic/National Journal, makes the case that while Trump’s nativism towards undocumented immigrants is rightfully generating attention and outrage, Trump’s extremism also extends to his policy proposals for … Continue reading »