As the Democratic National Convention (DNC) kicks off today in Philadelphia, the contrast between the two parties could not be more clear or consequential. As evidenced by Trump’s convention speech, the Republicans view America as a dangerous place in which immigrants are contributing to its decline. As evidenced by its speaker lineup, the Democrats view… Continue »

Esta semana Hillary Rodham Clinton hará historia al convertirse en la primera mujer en ser nominada a la presidencia de Estados Unidos en un año electoral que también hará historia por ser uno de los más extraños jamás vistos recientemente. Todos los sondeos dan una abrumadora ventaja a Clinton sobre el candidato republicano, Donald Trump,… Continue »

Thursday, 11:00 PM EST: Personal stories of immigrants and immigrant families were among the most powerful and quintessentially American moments of the Democratic convention, culminating from testimony from DREAMer Lorella Praeli and Khizr Khan, whose son Humayun was a captain in the U.S. Army and was killed in Iraq. “When I think about our American story,… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: For Trump, an America That Is Not a Nation of Nations By Julia Preston Associated Press: Immigration activist accuses Heck staffer of assault Politico: Immigration reform in 2017? Good luck after this campaign By Seung Min Kim NBC: Trump Ends Convention as He Started… Continue »

Si Cervantes hubiese imaginado que aquel idioma con el que acuñaba paso a paso, pacientemente, su gran obra Don Quijote iba no solo a transformarse a lo largo de los siglos, sino incluso a sonar como un eco de su cabalgadura lingüística en una futura contienda electoral, tal vez de buena gana también habría esbozado otra faceta… Continue »

Este día, la secretaria Clinton anunció al senador Tim Kaine (D-VA), quien ha apoyado durante mucho tiempo la reforma migratoria integral y ha sido un aliado de la comunidad inmigrante, como su compañero de fórmula. El anuncio de Clinton tiene un marcado contraste con la oscura, peligrosa y divisiva visión de Estados Unidos que Trump… Continue »

Today, Secretary Clinton announced Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a longtime champion of comprehensive immigration reform and ally to the immigrant community, as her running mate. Secretary Clinton’s announcement comes in stark contrast to Trump and Governor Pence’s (R-IN) dark, dangerous, and divisive vision of America presented last night. Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice,… Continue »

Last night, Latino voters and undocumented immigrants gathered in cities across North Carolina to watch Trump‘s coronation and discuss their plans to turnout Latinos in record numbers this November to defeat his xenophobic, anti-immigrant agenda. Though Trump’s rhetoric was no surprise, the seventy-five minute diatribe that equated undocumented immigrants with murderers, scapegoated immigrants for all… Continue »

It Is Up to Us to Stop Them After Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, it’s clear the Republican party has decided to embrace the dark, dangerous, and divisive vision of America that was peddled from the gold plated podium last night. Donald Trump showed no interest in toning down the controversial… Continue »

On Twitter and on television, observers had visceral reactions to Donald Trump’s nomination speech outlining a dark, dangerous vision of America. On CNN, Nicolle Wallace, a former George W. Bush aide and senior adviser to the 2008 McCain campaign, declared her party “dead.” “The voters picked this guy,” Wallace said. “This is where the Republican party… Continue »