In response to Donald Trump’s immigration speech, Frank Sharry of America’s Voice issued this statement: “So much for Trump walking away from his support of deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants who are deeply rooted in America. For all the talk of softening, this was a very hardline speech. The intended outcome of Trump’s policy is… Continue »

Los asesores de ambas partes seguramente se quebraron la cabeza para llegar a la misma conclusión: un acercamiento entre Donald Trump, candidato republicano a la presidencia de Estados Unidos, y Enrique Peña Nieto, presidente de México, “limaría” asperezas, tras una larga lista de insultos antimexicanos que ha proferido el magnate durante más de 15 meses.… Continue »

As Donald Trump prepares to give a policy speech on immigration that will likely offer a repackaging of the same impractical, unconscionable policies he’s been espousing throughout his campaign, the campaign’s Nevada State Director Charles Munoz has released a statement touting Trump’s immigration plans and denigrating undocumented immigrants in Nevada. In his statement, Munoz claims that undocumented… Continue »

A group of undocumented youth and allies were arrested this morning by the NYPD after blocking the main entrance to Trump Tower in Manhattan. “We refuse to leave for all the immigrants who deserve dignity and respect for their labor,” tweeted members from Movimiento Cosecha before the protest. “Trump Tower was #BuiltByUs.” That’s a fact.… Continue »

Presentamos a continuación un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, en torno al encuentro de Donald Trump con el presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, el mismo día en que el candidato presidencial dará un discurso sobre su política migratoria en Phoenix:  “Donald Trump y su campaña llevan a cabo un intento… Continue »

“Donald Trump to visit Mexico after more than a year of mocking it” was the spot-on headline from the New York Times Tuesday night, after news broke that the Republican Presidential nominee would be sitting down for a private meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto. The visit — scheduled before what the Trump campaign is calling… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, on a day in which Donald Trump will meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and deliver an immigration policy speech in Phoenix: “Donald Trump and his campaign are engaged in a desperate attempt to repackage an unfit candidate running on overt… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Washington Post: Trump risks alienating voting blocs with wavering on immigration By Jose DelReal, Sean Sullivan, and Jenna Johnson Yahoo: Clinton camp expects Trump to repackage old policies in big immigration speech By Liz Goodwin Arizona Central: Is Donald Trump trying to muddy, not clarify, his immigration… Continue »

Black and Latino voters prefer bubonic plague over Donald Trump, according to a new survey from PPP. Trump likes to boast about his standing among voters of color — honestly, who can forget that cringeworthy “Look at my African-American over there!” moment — but the PPP findings show these voters prefer just about anything over Trump, including… Continue »

Today, Rep. Gallego joined policy and legal experts, immigration reform advocates, and community leaders to discuss immigration policy and politics and to analyze Donald Trump’s various immigration policies, ahead of Trump’s immigration focused speech in Arizona tomorrow. For additional information on the policy behind real immigration reform, see AILA’s new backgrounder. A recording of today’s call is available here.  Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), said… Continue »