An immigrant made history in Kansas last week, becoming both the first Latino and first formerly undocumented immigrant to be promoted to deputy chief of the Wichita Police Department. José Salcido, who arrived to the United States from Mexico when he was just nine years old, has been with... Continue »
In a new piece for the Washington Post’s “The Fix”, Aaron Blake analyzes a new poll from the Washington Post and ABC News. He concludes that Donald Trump’s immigration proposals are not only unpopular with most Americans, but finds that “Trump actually appears to be increasing sympathy for immigrants and depressing support for his harsh enforcement... Continue »
AV’s “Trump Hate Map” made an appearance during a TBS segment on the media-generated controversy over Hillary Clinton’s “basket of deplorables” comment. “Okay, it’s true that Trump’s rhetoric has inspired some bigots and mentally-ill people to commit hate crimes and terrorize people of color,” said “Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee.... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): The Hill (Op-ed): Trump has motivated Hispanics to vote — against him By Raoul Lowery Contreras, New York Times: Donald Trump Demands Hillary Clinton Apologize for ‘Deplorables’ Remark By Nick Corasaniti Washington Post: Trump says Clinton running ‘hate-filled campaign’ at tense... Continue »
In a recent blog post, North Carolina’s Voice State Director Tim Eakins reflects on President Obama’s flawed policy on Central American refugees, ahead of the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants and President Obama’s Leaders’ Summit on Refugees. Eakins highlights the local effects of Obama’s policies, as he recounts... Continue »
Among the rash of recent polling on immigration are three key storylines: 78% of Americans back citizenship for undocumented immigrants in new Post/ABC Poll: The new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that Americans overwhelmingly support citizenship instead of deportation for undocumented immigrants. As the accompanying poll summary notes, “78 percent of voters … prefer... Continue »
Like racist father, like racist son. Prominent members of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign — including one of his sons, Donald Trump Jr. — shared a white supremacist meme on Twitter and Instagram over the past weekend. I am so proud to be one of the Deplorables #Trump2016 —... Continue »
America’s Voice Founder and Executive Director Frank Sharry appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” with Jorge Ramos this past weekend to discuss immigration and the 2016 Presidential election. “Nearly all Americans are opposed to Donald Trump’s plans,” said Sharry about the Republican nominee, who has proposed a massive wall along... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): Los Angeles Times: ‘Stop Trump’ is top motivator among swing-state Latino voters, polls says By Lisa Mascaro Politico: Latinos frequently unfamiliar with Senate candidates’ immigration views By Cogan Schneier Politico: Poll: Murphy edging Rubio among Fla.’s Hispanic voters; Trump still lags... Continue »
Hillary Clinton declaró la pasada semana que la mitad de los seguidores de Trump son “una canasta de deplorables” racistas, sexistas, homófobos, xenófobos, antitodo, particularmente antimusulmanes y antiinmigrantes. De inmediato, se generó un furor por sus declaraciones, pues parece que los seguidores de Trump, que tanto se jactan de... Continue »