Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): Latina (Opinion): This Chart Shows the Candidates Latinos Find Most & Least Favorable By Raquel Reichard Washington Post: Trump’s candidacy sparking ‘a surge’ in citizenship, voter applications By Ed O’Keefe Washington Post: ‘They don’t need the baggage:’ White supremacist resigns as... Continue »
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... Continue »
Remember that 2012 “GOP Autopsy Report?” The one that called for Republicans to rally behind comprehensive immigration reform and to work on that whole Latino outreach thing? You’d think that now that Donald Trump is the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for President, the RNC would just want to forget... Continue »
By David Leopold. Crossposted from Medium. Available in Spanish here. Last week, Donald Trump’s Cinco de Mayo tweet topped the headlines. This tweet is the latest in a longstanding series of insulting, offensive, andderogatory tweets from the GOP presidential front runner. What makes Trump’s Twitter conduct so utterly disturbing, and fascinating for the media,... Continue »
The Donald Trump campaign has blamed the nomination of a white nationalist as a California delegate on a “database error.” Don’t you just hate it when that happens? The news yesterday that the Trump campaign had selected William Daniel Johnson — a lawyer who had “once called for a... Continue »
In a potential general election presidential matchup between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Democrats start at an Electoral College advantage in large part due to the potential voting power and candidate preferences of the Latino electorate. For example, as leading observersand recent polling underscores, Florida is moving towards the Democratic column due... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): The Hill: Democrats all in on Hispanics vs. Trump By Rafael Bernal Albuquerque Journal (Opinion): Lesser of two evils not a strategy By Esther Cepeda Washington Post: A new poll shows Trump beating Clinton in Ohio — but it assumes a... Continue »
Por David Leopold. En inglés aquí. La semana pasada, el tuit de Donald Trump sobre el Cinco de Mayo se llevó los titulares. Es el más reciente de la ya larga serie de despectivos, ofensivos y denigrantes tuits del candidato presidencial favorito del Partido Republicano. Lo que hace completamente perturbador de la conducta de Trump en... Continue »
This afternoon, Mother Jones reported that Donald Trump’s campaign has selected a prominent white nationalist as a campaign delegate ahead of the upcoming California presidential primary. William Johnson is the head of the American Freedom Party, a group that “exists to represent the political interests of White Americans” and preserve “the customs... Continue »
In a must-read opinion piece from The Guardian, Sabrina Vourvoulias writes that the very group Donald Trump has insulted on his way to the GOP nomination could also be responsible for putting up a wall between him and the White House. As Vourvoulias argues in “Donald Trump’s kryptonite: millions of active – and furious... Continue »