Renowned Univision anchor and Emmy-winning journalist María Elena Salinas was booed by students and others for speaking a portion of her speech in Spanish during a California State University, Fullerton graduation ceremony. Salinas was receiving an honorary degree from the university and made the majority of her speech in... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: Hillary Clinton Mocks Donald Trump’s Business Record and Immigration Plan By Thomas Kaplan Politico: Clinton pokes Trump: ‘How can anybody lose money running a casino?’ By Nick Gass The Hill: Clinton mocks Trump, warns of ‘deportation forces’ By... Continue »
Encarnacion Pyle of the Columbus Dispatch has a new piece out asking “Is fear of Trump fueling immigrants’ push for citizenship?” Naturalizations typically increase heading into a hotly contested presidential election.  But this year, immigrants are expressing a clarifying motive: achieve the right to vote in order to defeat Donald Trump and... Continue »
Last week, Texas Judge Andrew Hanen issued an outrageous and highly unusual order that alleged misconduct by the U.S. Department of Justice and demanded reporting of Dreamers’ personal information to the court and subsequently the states. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: “Chief Justice Roberts... Continue »
A new editorial in La Opinión, the nation’s largest Spanish language newspaper, examines the unprecedented nature of Federal Judge Andrew Hanen’s latest order in the United States v. Texas Supreme Court case. The order mandates that the federal government turn over the names and addresses of 100,000 immigrants living within the... Continue »
Univision highlighted AV’s “Trump Hate Map” during a recent segment on how Donald Trump’s dangerous rhetoric has inspired his followers to commit acts of violence and harassment against Latinos and immigrants. “Something is happening in the country that we haven’t seen in many years — an anti-immigrant sentiment that... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): The Hill (Opinion): Electoral map looks grim for Trump By Juan Williams Daily Kos: Erratic Texas judge orders 100,000 names, addresses of DREAMers be made public By Kerry Eleveld Associated Press: Clinton, Sanders duel over Latino vote in California By Michael... Continue »
More than 300 students from Forest Grove High School staged a walkout this week after a student hung a “Build A Wall” banner on campus. “It’s just intolerable,” Superintendent Yvonne Curtis. “I think it makes people feel unsafe which is why we dealt with it immediately.” However, the Oregon... Continue »
Donald Trump claims he loves “the Hispanics” and “cherishes women.” This Latina might disagree with that. Alicia Machado, a Venezuelan actress and model crowned Miss Universe in 1996, says that Trump mocked her as “Miss Piggy” after she gained weight and at one point humiliated her by forcing her... Continue »
The 2016 Presidential campaign has exploded with a flood of anti-immigrant and anti-Latino vitriol from Republican candidates — and Latinos and immigrants are getting set to respond at the ballot box. A fantastic video and must-read post from Emerson Collective highlights a recent citizenship workshop hosted by Culinary Workers... Continue »