Today the White House announced an expansion of refugee processing for Central Americans fleeing danger in the northern triangle countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. As a result, there will be enhanced opportunities in the region for refugees to find safety. In addition, the U.S. is expanding eligibility for refugee resettlement into the United States. The… Continue »

Meanwhile at DNC, Undocumented Immigrants Take the Stag On Monday night, Governor McCrory and Senator Richard Burr joined Donald Trump on stage for a rally in Winston-Salem, ending months of speculation surrounding their support for him. It is clear now that McCrory and Burr have fully embraced Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda for the country, and they will be his… Continue »

Meanwhile, Trump cancels “Hispanic Outreach” event for the second time In sharp contrast to last week’s proceedings at the Republican National Convention (RNC), day one of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) underscored a vision of an America that is strengthened by inclusive policies and attitudes toward immigrants. Karla and Francisca Ortiz: The most iconic immigrant-related moment from yesterday… Continue »

A short speech from an 11-year-old girl displayed one of the most striking contrasts yet between the two parties when it comes to immigration. Earlier this year, Karla, a US citizen, was featured in an ad from Hillary Clinton. In the ad, Karla tells Secretary Clinton that she lives in constant fear that her undocumented immigrants… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): McClatchy: Will Latino voters turn out for Hillary Clinton? By Franco Ordonez Las Vegas Review-Journal (Nevada): Immigration activist files police report against Joe Heck aide after protest By Colton Lochhead Washington Post: In Spanish, Kaine promises immigration reform ‘in the first 100 days’ By Ed O’Keefe and… Continue »

Undocumented Families Speaking at the DNC Highlight the Real Life Consequences of Mike Coffman and Donald Trump’s Immigration Proposals As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties’ larger visions of America could not be more clear or consequential. The issue of immigration, and the way immigrants… Continue »

Undocumented Families Speaking at the DNC Highlight the Real Life Consequences of Marco Rubio and Donald Trump’s Immigration Proposals As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties’ larger visions of America could not be more clear or consequential. The issue of immigration, and the way immigrants… Continue »

Senator Burr and Deborah Ross polar opposites on immigration As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties’ larger visions of America could not be more clear or consequential. The issue of immigration, and the way immigrants are portrayed and featured at the two parties’ conventions underscores… Continue »

Senator Portman and Gov. Strickland polar opposites on immigration As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties’ larger visions of America could not be more clear or consequential. The issue of immigration, and the way immigrants are portrayed and featured at the two parties’ conventions, underscores… Continue »

The contrast between the two parties is on full display last week and this week. Republicans view America as a fearful nation in decline who are threatened by “the other.” Meanwhile, the Democrats, as evidenced by the roll out of Tim Kaine in Miami on Saturday and the lineup of speakers for the convention, view America as… Continue »