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

English (en español al final de la página): NBC: Immigration Wonks Struggle to Decipher Trump’s New Position By Benjy Sarlin Dallas Morning News: Trump’s softening on immigration: Some angered, others don’t buy it By Todd Gillman New York Times: Donald Trump Tries to Clarify Immigration Plan, but Avoids Key Issue By Nick Corasaniti Wall Street… Continue »

Earlier this week, Frank Sharry argued that Donald Trump was attempting to “cynically repackage a truly radical policy to make it more palatable to suburban white voters rightfully turned off by Trump’s explicit racism and nativism. But the underlying deportation-focused policy doesn’t seem to be evolving alongside the rhetorical tweaks.” Others have argued that Trump’s rhetorical shift… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): USA Today: Trump’s ‘softening’ immigration view may not broaden Hispanic support By Alan Gomez Los Angeles Times: Trump’s immigration pivot: Will he be the latest Republican to alienate the base? By Lisa Mascaro ThinkProgress: Trump Adopts Jeb Bush’s Immigration Policy After Mocking It For Months. By Tara… Continue »

Following Donald Trump’s immigration focused town hall with Sean Hannity this week and purported campaign decision to re-engage with African American and Latino voters, some of the nation’s leading immigration advocates and experts along with leading civil rights voices gave their take on how his new campaign strategy is working. For a recording of today’s call,… Continue »

Donald Trump has been trying to change how he talks about his immigration positions without actually changing his immigration positions, and his own campaign just confirmed that. “He hasn’t changed his position on immigration,” Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson said during a CNN appearance earlier today. “He’s changed the words that he is saying.” Two of… Continue »

Donald Trump may be unsure of his own immigration views depending on who he’s talking to, but at least on paper he couldn’t be any more clearer. As Matt Hildreth wrote yesterday, Trump’s official immigration policy has not changed — mass deportation of all 11 million undocumented immigrants and their families; banning Muslims from entering the United States;… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): The Hill: Hardliners shrug off Trump’s softer tone on immigration By Mike Lillis The Hill: Hispanic activists: ‘We don’t believe’ in Trump’s outreach By Rafael Bernal Medium (Op-ed): Donald Trump Isn’t Flipping on Immigration, He’s Just Flopping By Matt Hildreth New York Times: A Conflicted Donald Trump… Continue »

Anoche, durante una reunión comunitaria conducida por Sean Hannity, de Fox News, Donald Trump trató de reavivar su compromiso con votantes moderados –o como el Washington Post lo expresó hoy, “contrarrestar la opinión de muchos de que es un ‘racista’”. Aunque algunos medios de información aseguran que Trump está dando un giro en su política, nosotros discrepamos. Trump… Continue »

Following part one of Trump’s immigration focused town halland amidst Trump’s “immigration week,” leaders in the immigration reform movement gathered to analyze the current state of the 2016 race and the immigrant community’s priorities for these elections. A recording of today’s call is available here. César J. Blanco, Interim Director, Latino Victory Fund, said “As far as… Continue »

Last night, during a Fox News town hall hosted by Sean Hannity, Donald Trump tried to reboot his outreach to moderate voters – or, as the Washington Post phrases it today, “counter the view of many that he is ‘racist.’” While some media assessments assert Trump is pivoting on policy, we beg to differ. Trump did not break new policy ground last… Continue »