Presidential Candidates & Local Leaders from Across the Political Spectrum Find Common Ground on Immigration at Historic #UniteIowa Forum  STORM LAKE, IOWA—As Donald Trump continues to dominate headlines with his latest line of attacks against immigrants and their families, an event in Storm Lake, Iowa over the weekend offered a fresh (and much needed) reminder… Continue »

Trump’s Race-Baiting is Disgusting; Deserves to be Denounced Washington DC – In a new video, Donald Trump’s campaign uses overt racism and demagoguery to criticize an opponent and to advance ugly anti-immigrant stereotypes. The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “This video is disgusting and should be denounced by… Continue »

The So-Called “Party of Stupid” Lives Up to its Reputation Washington, DC – The Republican presidential field continues to advance an ugly strain of nativism on the campaign trail.  Yet it shouldn’t be lost that the GOP’s recent brand of anti-immigrant politics is also just plain dumb.  The GOP contenders are advancing simplistic, offensive, incorrect,… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow: GOP Demagoguery, Presidential Library Bingo ThinkProgress: These Photos Prove ‘Anchor Babies’ Are A Myth By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee The Tennessean: Trump draws cheers, criticism during Nashville visit By Dave Boucher The Tennessean: Immigrants rally outside Donald Trump’s Nashville speech By Adam… Continue »

¿Será Donald Trump una de las mejores armas de los grupos cívicos para registrar y movilizar votantes latinos de cara a la elección presidencial de 2016? A juzgar por los desarrollos, podría serlo. Trump, para bien de los demócratas y para mal del Partido Republicano, se ha convertido en el rostro de esa colectividad ante… Continue »

I am sad to report, Christian Hervis has been deported back to Mexico. Despite our best effort to keep the Hervis family together, ICE moved ahead and removed Christian without hesitation. His U.S. Citizen wife, Viviana, and his three U.S. Citizen children are distraught – as they learned about Christian’s deportation yesterday at noon. Viviana… Continue »

Yes, I am Latino. Yes, I watch Univision. And yes, I am a fan of Jorge Ramos. However, the recent exchange between Jorge Ramos and Donald Trump has made me wonder where some folks really stand on this issue. It’s not just about how Jorge Ramos got kicked out of a press conference, but how… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): AP: Trump Proposals Risk Deepening GOP Rift on Immigration By Julie Pace and Bill Barrow Vox: The conservative establishment is in deep denial about Donald Trump’s appeal By Matthew Yglesius Yahoo News: Univision’s Jorge Ramos Comes Out Swinging: ‘It’s Not Donald Trump’s Country, This Is Our Country’ By Itay Hod… Continue »

Donald Trump’s nativist campaign for President has drawn the ire of one of the world’s most famous Latinos (and American citizen). In an op-ed published by Univision in Spanish and translated by Billboard in English, entertainer Ricky Martin slammed the Trump campaign as “racist” and “xenophobic,” after the leading Republican candidate threw Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of his… Continue »

In Boston, two Donald Trump fans brutally assault a Latino man, leaving him with a broken nose and covered in their urine. In Iowa, another Trump fan berates US citizen Jorge Ramos on camera, telling the journalist to “get out of my country.” In Alabama, another Trump fan screams “White Power!” during a rally nearly… Continue »