Latinx and immigrant rights organizers are just a few hundred dollars away from raising $15,000 to erect a 15,000 foot “banner wall” around the Quicken Loans Arena during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week. From ThinkProgress: Tania Unzueta, an undocumented community organizer with the immigrant rights advocacy groups Mijente and the #Not1More Campaign,… Continue »

Republican National Convention organizers are finally admitting what we’ve suspected all along: Donald Trump’s candidacy has cost the event financially big-time. Back in January, RNC spokesman Sean Spicer — who in true Trumpian fashion has taken to trolling a Latino journalist on Twitter — reassured reporters that a potential Trump nomination wasn’t affecting donations. “We have… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Gov. Pence is signing his name in indelible ink onto Donald Trump’s dark and divisive vision for America.” The following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the selection of Mike Pence as the Republican vice-presidential nominee: “While Gov. Mike Pence has his own extreme history on immigration… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Miami Herald: The immigration divide between Trump and Clinton By Miriam Valverde PJ Media: Trump Losing Latino Vote 73-16 Percent, Survey Finds By Nicholas Ballasy Washington Post: Clinton highlights differences with Trump on immigration By John Wagner and Jenna Portnoy Washington Post: Clinton tell LULAC: Future of… 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, House Democrats joined their Senate colleagues to introduce… Continue »

El siguiente es un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, en reacción al discurso de Hillary Clinton durante la convención nacional de la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC): “Hillary Clinton esbozó este día una acogedora visión para Estados Unidos y sus millones de familias inmigrantes, una visión que se ajusta a… Continue »

The below is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to Hillary Clinton’s speech today at the national convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC): “Hillary Clinton today outlined a welcoming vision for America and its millions of immigrant families – a vision in line with the views and… Continue »

In an open letter rejecting his candidacy, Silicon Valley leaders from Facebook, Twitter, eBay, Reddit, StubHub, Meetup, and dozens of other companies call Donald Trump “a disaster for innovation.” 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children. Trump has promised to build a massive wall along the US/Mexico border, to… Continue »

With the GOP convention just days away, Ohio authorities “have been collecting intelligence on extremist groups to identify any possible threats,” reports the New York Times. Among the extremist groups expected to rally around Donald Trump in Cleveland are white nationalist groups American Freedom Party, Blood and Honour and the Traditionalist Worker Party, which, along… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Huffington Post (Op-ed): How The Supreme Court DAPA Decision Will Influence The 2016 Election By David Damore Wall Street Journal: Trump Proposes Linking Foreign Worker Visas to Hiring Veterans By Ben Kesling Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump’s Immigration Policies Would Cost New York City Jobs, Speaker Says… Continue »