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ICYMI: North Carolina Women and Children Targeted In Latest ICE Enforcement Actions

Que Pasa Mi Gente: “The capture of the mother and the two children is the first confirmed detention as part of the raids against Central American mothers with children” In January, the Obama Administration began targeting recently arrived Central American teenagers for deportation. Despite an outcry from the community and increasing reports of violence in … 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 »

North Carolina GOP Doubles Down On Discrimination With New Anti-Immigrant Bill, SB 868

In the midst of national outcry over HB2, NC GOP continues to legislate discrimination On Tuesday, May 10, the North Carolina GOP doubled down on discrimination by introducing anti-immigrant Senate Bill 868, which would withhold state funding from any municipality that accepts local identification cards. The sole intent of this bill is to attack undocumented … Continue reading »

North Carolinians Deeply Concerned with Senator Burr’s Support for Donald Trump

The dust is clearing since the coronation of Donald Trump on Tuesday night as the presumptive nominee of the Republican Party and candidates have been forced to say where they stand. While politicians like Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska have shown true leadership and integrity by rejecting Trump’s divisive and hateful rhetoric, Senator Richard Burr showed his true colors yesterday … Continue reading »

Senator Richard Burr and Governor McCrory Are With Trump

Donald Trump is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, the leader of the GOP.  Previously, Senator Burr has stated he would support the Republican nominee no matter who it is. Now is the time for Senator Burr to let North Carolinians know if he is #withTrump?  Unless he follows the lead of Senator Ben Sasse and unequivocally … Continue reading »

This Tax Day, A Reminder that Implementing Immigration Executive Action Policies Would Be Good for North Carolina

Unfortunately, State-Sponsored Lawsuit Keeping NC From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of our tax base, our overall economy, and millions … Continue reading »

In North Carolina and Nationwide, Massive New PRRI Polling Project Finds Durable and Broad Support for Pro-Immigrant Policies

Despite Anti-Immigrant Fixation of GOP Presidential Race, North Carolina Residents and Rest of Country Overwhelmingly Remain in Favor of Pro-Immigrant Reforms Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) today released the 2015 American Values Atlas, a comprehensive examination of Americans’ attitudes on a range of immigration topics. Conducted from April 2015 through January 2016 and comprised of … Continue reading »

Advocates In North Carolina Stop Teen’s Deportation But The Fight Is Far From Over

On Sunday morning, we received news that Wildin Acosta, a North Carolina teenager who was facing imminent deportation to Honduras, would not deported on the late night flight to Honduras. Because of the hard work from local organizers on the ground and on the phones, ICE officials stopped Wildin’s deportation in order to give him one … 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 »

Ante la embestida republicana antiinmigrante, los votantes latinos se levantan, contraatacan y se involucran políticamente

Lynn Tramonte: “Cada ataque a las familias inmigrantes envía un claro mensaje a los votantes latinos sobre las prioridades del Partido Republicano” Washington, DC – En el Congreso, las cortes, las campañas políticas para 2016 y en estados como Carolina del Norte, el Partido Republicano está empeñado en un implacable ataque en contra de los … Continue reading »