A wall was erected in Colorado during Donald Trump’s visit to the state earlier this month — but it’s definitely not the kind the presumptive Republican nominee has proposed. ProgressNow, Strong Colorado and over two dozen local groups joined forces to build a nine-foot-tall wall out of cardboard boxes in Denver’s Civic Center Park, just… Continue »

Yesterday, leading Nevada organizations gathered to announce a historic, multi-million dollar, immigration-based electoral campaign designed to flex the muscle and power of the pro-immigrant vote. The Culinary Union Local 226, PLAN Action, Center for Community Change Action, Latino Victory Project, Nevada’s Voice, and immigrant voters gathered to discuss the collaboration that will reach out to more than… Continue »

Want a fresh reminder why immigration reform legislation has not passed Congress despite broad majority support from the public, including from many Republicans? Witness the past few days, as Donald Trump and the anti-immigrant wing of the GOP continue to put their xenophobic stamp on the party, while facing embarrassingly little resistance from the sizeable pro-reform contingent… Continue »

TIME reports that on the heels of a controversial UK referendum that has been widely tied to anti-immigrant and anti-refugee sentiment, British politician and “Brexit” leader Nigel Farage will attend next week’s GOP convention in Cleveland. Farage won’t say which Republican leader or leaders invited him to the convention, only conceding that “it was not… Continue »

A new profile from the New York Times takes a disturbing look at how Trump’s bigotry-fueled campaign has “opened the door to assertions of white identity and resentment in a way not seen so broadly in American culture in over half a century.” While refusing to disavow the support of David Duke or posting anti-Semetic memes would… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Yahoo: Parties’ platforms open up wide gulf on immigration By Liz Goodwin American Immigration Council: Trump Poised for Record Loss of Latino Voters By Walter Ewing Bloomberg (Opinion): Republicans May Never Get Past Immigration By Francis Wilkinson Beyond Chron (Op-ed): The Impact of U.S. v. Texas on… Continue »

With the GOP convention slated to begin next Monday, presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump is expected to unveil his running mate by the end of this week. Below and online here are five of the top contenders for the Republican nomination for Vice-President, along with their positions on immigration, as well as their positions on Deferred Action for… Continue »

Earlier today in Nevada, immigrant leaders and members of Culinary Union 226, PLAN Action, CCC Action, Latino Victory Project, and Nevada’s Voice gathered to discuss “Immigrant Voters Win”, a new multi-million dollar campaign to flex the muscle and power of the Latino and pro-immigrant vote. Among the speakers was Estefani, who will be a first-time voter… Continue »

With the GOP convention slated to begin next Monday, presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump is expected to unveil his Vice-Presidential selection by the end of this week. Below are five of the top contenders for the Republican nomination for Vice-President, along with their positions on immigration, as well as their positions on Deferred Action for… Continue »

Today, the Republican National Convention Platform Committee is expected to finalize hardline language on immigration after a successful amendment push by the notorious anti-immigrant zealot and Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach. The platform language will underscore that the Republican Party has officially become the Party of Trump and is inextricably bound to his nativist and anti-Latino… Continue »