Crossposted from David Leopold’s post on Medium. There has been a lot of speculation about what will happen if the Supreme Court is deadlocked in United States v. Texas, the dispute over DAPA and DACA+, President Obama’s immigration executive actions. The bottom line, as I’ve noted before, is that a 4–4 tie would result in judicial chaos.… Continue »

Crossposted from Medium. From now until November, the pro-immigrant movement has two goals: organizing to defeat politicians who stand against us, and getting ready for DAPA and the expansion of DACA. With the rise of Donald Trump, the immigration debate among Republican political “leaders” has been reduced to the level of schoolyard bullies. Who can build the… Continue »

Recent polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, confirms that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with Latino voters; and that the Republican Party’s brand image with Latinos is deeply damaged and getting worse, due in part to Trump’s rise but also because of the GOP’s immigration stance and tenor (include… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Fusion (Opinion): Trump can’t get to the White House without the Latino vote By Enrique Acevedo Miami Herald (Opinion): Donald Trump says Hispanics love him. Survey says: Wrong! By Fabiola Santiago Latin Post: 7 in 10 Latino Voters Support Obama’s DAPA, DACA Programs, Poll Finds By Jose… Continue »

Republican exit polling from Indiana’s primary asked two questions relevant to immigration policy and politics: Indiana Republicans supported offering undocumented immigrants “a chance to apply for legal status” instead of deportation by a 52% – 45% margin Indiana Republican voters ranked immigration lowest among the four “most important issues” tested Adding yesterday’s results to the earlier primary state… Continue »

UPDATED 8/19 As the chances of a Donald Trump nomination seem increasingly likely, pundits from both sides of the aisle have been quick to note the candidate’s softening “tone.” It’s seems only appropriate then to offer a reminder of the racist, xenophobic campaign Trump has run since June of 2015, as well as some quotes from before his Presidential… Continue »

Diane Guerrero’s family tragedy completely changed her life — but she’s using her pain to help others in the Latino and immigrant communities. The “Orange Is the New Black” actress and activist has been candid about the deportation of her family members — her mother, father, and brother — when she was just 14 years… Continue »

What’s Happened So Far? In January, the Supreme Court agreed to review United States vs. Texas, the lawsuit blocking implementation of DAPA and DACA+. In February, both sides submitted their briefs to the Court — the Department of Justice on our side, and the Attorney General of Texas, representing the 26 GOP Governors and Attorneys… Continue »

Suzanne Gamboa Piece in NBC News Looks at Latino Electorate in Five Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic States with Primary Elections Today This November, the Latino share of the eligible electorate will exceed 10% in 10 “Latino” states across the nation (AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, NJ, NM, NV, NY, and TX). However, as Suzanne Gamboa reminds readers in a… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Maria Elena Salinas: Poll in Florida: The Latino vote matters and Trump is toxic Florida Politics (Florida): Poll shows 73% of Florida Latinos view Donald Trump unfavorably By Mitch Perry NBC: Latinos Vote in 5 STates Amid High-Stakes Primaries By Suzanne Gamboa The Hill: Ambassador: Mexico won’t… Continue »