Throughout the past year, Donald Trump has outlined a divisive vision of America cleaved along racial and religious lines, seeking overtly and implicitly to redefine the conception of what a “true” American is. While some national Republicans are supposedly trying to distance themselves, through such half-measures as declining to attend the upcoming Republican National Convention… Continue »

For Emmy-winning journalist Viridiana Vidal, the thought of her US citizen daughter being seen as less of an American because of her Mexican heritage was just too much. For years, Vidal had already been reporting on deportations and abuses faced by immigrants, and as journalist and a professional, she “wasn’t allowed to get involved or… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Las Vegas Sun (Nevada): Panelists: Language barrier holding back Hispanics financially By Chris Kudialis Associated Press: Trump’s ‘America First’ Echoes Old Isolationist Rallying Cry McClatchy: White nationalist group says it will be at Republican convention By Sean Cockerham Bloomberg: Obama Says Trump Tapping Anti-Immigrant Fear That Drove… Continue »

All eyes turn to November elections to defeat GOP anti-immigrant agenda Less than a week ago, over 100,000 undocumented immigrants in North Carolina and their families received the devastating news that the Supreme Court failed to reach a decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration and that Republican Party’s anti-immigrant agenda had yet again… Continue »

There is a refugee emergency in Central America, and, to deal with it effectively, we need to treat it as a refugee emergency.  Central American kids and families are fleeing horrific violence, gangs and rape. El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala are among the most murderous countries in the world. Today, Senate Democrats introduced a ground-breaking… Continue »

Following is a blog post written by Gabe Ortíz of America’s Voice: White nationalists and skinheads who were recently involved in brutal stabbings in California will travel to next month’s GOP convention in support of Donald Trump, McClatchy reported: A group of white nationalists and skinheads who held a rally in Sacramento over the weekend where at least… Continue »

Last week’s Supreme Court’s deadlock on U.S. v Texas was a tremendous blow to millions of immigrant families who are long overdue for relief. The 2012 DACA program for Dreamers transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people.  The 2014 expansion of DACA, and new policy for parents of U.S. citizens, would do the… Continue »

White nationalists and skinheads who were recently involved in brutal stabbings in California will travel to next month’s GOP convention in support of Donald Trump, McClatchy reported: A group of white nationalists and skinheads who held a rally in Sacramento over the weekend where at least five people were stabbed plans to show up at… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): ThinkProgress: Undocumented Immigrants Dine With Lawmaker To ‘Humanize’ Their Plight By Esther Lee Associated Press: Trump’s Muslim Ban: From Simple Clarity to Plain Confusion Associated Press: In his words: Donald Trump’s evolving Muslim ban By Jill Colvin Politico: Hardly anybody wants to speak at Trump’s convention By… Continue »

Lin-Manuel Miranda may be winding down his role in his Tony-award winning musical “Hamilton,” but he definitely won’t be out of sight. The Daily Beast highlights his plan to get out the Latino vote in time for this November’s Presidential election: “I’m going to be trying to get out the Latino vote as hard as… Continue »