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Rep. Luis Gutierrez Calls on SNL to Dump Trump; Coalition Gains Steam; New Website Explains Why #RacismIsntFunny

Yesterday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) joined the growing number of voices calling on SNL to drop Donald Trump from hosting the show on November 7th. In addition to statements given on the House floor,  Rep. Gutierrez issued a strongly worded letter to the Presidents of Comcast and NBC Universal, writing: “Having Donald Trump as a guest on every news and entertainment program … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez to NBC & SNL: Giving Free Air Time To People Who Insult Latinos “Is Now Part Of Your Business Model?”

In a speech on the House floor earlier today, Rep, Luis Gutiérrez followed up on the open letter he sent to the Presidents of Comcast and NBC Universal demanding they “disinvite” Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump from SNL hosting duties next month. “To put Donald Trump on the air in American living rooms on the signature comedy show of one of … Continue reading »

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 »