Leave it to Jorge Ramos to perfectly sum up the Donald Trump campaign in one sentence: “Donald Trump is the loudest voice of intolerance, division, and hatred right now in America.” Ouch. The Univision anchor recently sat down with CNN, where he not only praised the line of questioning from the Fox News moderators during… Continue »

RNC Chair Reince Priebus’s 2012 post-mortem report following Mitt Romney’s obliteration seemed pretty clear in its message to Republicans: We must pass immigration reform if we’re going to make amends with the Latino voters who defeated us, and we must pass it now. “We must embrace and champion comprehensive immigration reform…If Hispanic Americans hear that… Continue »

One small piece of plastic is drastically improving the lives of undocumented immigrants who call California and Nebraska home. In California — home to nearly three million undocumented immigrants, or about 25% of the nation’s undocumented population — 443,000 undocumented immigrants have received driver’s licenses under new state law, and thousands more have applied. State officials… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): Politico: Dems get their ‘food fight’ By Gabriel Debenedetti NBC News: Immigration Gets More Time than Veterans, Other Issues in GOP Debate By Suzanne Gamboa Wall Street Journal: Kasich Affirms Path to Legal Status for Undocumented Immigrants By Anna Louie Sussman National Journal: Is This the End… Continue »

La lastimosa discusión migratoria sostenida en el debate de precandidatos presidenciales republicanos en Cleveland, Ohio, no reconoció al gran elefante blanco que por años el Partido Republicano ha ignorado y sigue ignorando: una reforma migratoria que defina qué hacer con los 11 millones de indocumentados que viven entre nosotros. La inmigración afloró pero no en… Continue »

A continuación la declaración del director ejecutivo de America’s Voice, Frank Sharry, en torno a la discusión del tema migratorio en el debate republicano en Cleveland, Ohio: “Para  un Partido Republicano que tiene que ampliar su acercamiento hacia los votantes latinos, asiáticos e inmigrantes, anoche tuvo lugar un recordatorio del poder de eso que llamamos… Continue »

Out of Touch on Policy, Politics and Public Opinion  During the main debate last night, immigration was one of the top issues.  Here’s our take.  Here’s what leading Republican candidates had to say about immigration last night: Donald Trump: “…we need, Jeb, to build a wall, we need to keep illegals out.” Scott Walker: “Secure the border, enforce the… Continue »

Immigration advocates from key states joined America’s Voice for a special broadcast on immigration before last night’s Republican Presidential debate, which was the first of the 2016 election season. Moderated by AV’s Juan Escalante, the broadcast focused on what viewers could expect from candidates during the debate, and featured activists Karla Perez of the Youth… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): Washington Times: 2016 GOP hopefuls blast sanctuary cities but didn’t crack down as governors By Stephen Dinan Business Insider: Activists believe there’s a ‘fatal flaw’ in Marco Rubio’s immigration policy — and they’re practically seething about it By Hunter Walker Cleveland Scene: Here’s a List of the… Continue »

Earlier tonight, Fox News aired the first Republican debate in Ohio, featuring ten leading Presidential candidates, including Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, and Marco Rubio. As many speculated, immigration was a huge topic of discussion, and many immigration advocates gathered at watch parties across the country to view the debate together. We asked advocates from one of these… Continue »