During the last two weeks, two starkly different visions of America were on display at the Republican and Democratic conventions. While Donald Trump and Republicans up and down the ballot continued to attack and demean Latinos and immigrants, immigration policy reforms were featured as a top priority for Democrats.... Continue »
In sharp contrast to RNC, DNC embraced immigrants as part of America  At a time when the nativist backlash on the right is pulling the Republican Party in the wrong direction on immigration, it was notable and welcome that the Democratic Party put the stories of immigrants front and... Continue »
Ver la historia desarrollarse ante tus propios ojos, sean cosas positivas o negativas, es un proceso educativo y edificante. Hillary Rodham Clinton hizo historia anoche como la primera mujer en aceptar la nominación presidencial de un principal partido nacional, 97 años después que se aprobara la Decimonovena Enmienda de... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
Washington Post: High-profile Harris, low-profile Sanchez campaign at Democratic convention By Vanessa Williams Washington Post: Clinton offers an optimistic vision for the future By Philip Rucker and Anne Gearan Associated Press: AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s Speech Associated Press: Clinton using convention to send message to wary... Continue »
Earlier this year we learned that the Obama administration, in an attempt to deter illegal border crossings, had started to target recently arrived Central American teenagers for deportation. Despite outcry from the community and increasing reports of violence in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, these cruel... Continue »
In a new Medium post, included below, America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry reflects on the significance of last night’s speeches at the DNC and looks ahead to tonight’s proceedings.   In addition to Hillary Clinton’s highly anticipated and historic speech to accept the Democratic presidential nomination, tonight’s lineup also... Continue »
Registered Republican Rochelle will vote for the very first time this upcoming November — just not for Donald Trump. “Immigrants are what makes America great,” Rochelle said in a new blog post from 1199 SEIU earlier this month. Rochelle became a US citizen in 2013 after living in the... Continue »
Hundreds of protesters representing a coalition of diversity — including immigration advocates, members of Black Lives Matter, Muslim-Americans, and women’s rights advocates — trumped Donald Trump’s hatred in Toledo, Ohio yesterday. Waving signs reading “Toledo Trumps Hate,” “Make Toledo Great Again, Please Leave,” and “End Racism,” the activists flooded... Continue »
Donald Trump made an appearance at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week — sorta. American Bridge has set up a “Trump Museum” inside the downtown Ritz Carlton — a super classy place, as the man himself would probably say — showcasing a gallery of Donald Trump memorabilia that Donald Trump... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): Bloomberg: Party Conventions Highlight Growing U.S. Divide on Immigration By Sahil Kapur Politico (Florida): Pro-immigrant groups criticize state lawmaker for defending Trump By Sergio Bustos Associated Press: Bloomberg to Warn of Trump Economic Plans at Dem Convention Associated Press: Obama hopes... Continue »