Please note the following column was translated from Spanish to English and is available for reprint as long as the author is given proper credit. The column is available online in Spanish here.  If the presidential candidacy of Republican nominee Donald Trump has generated anything, it’s more than the anger of Latino voters... Continue »
Como mencionamos ayer, el enfoque continuo del “Momento Machado” en el primer debate presidencial fue especialmente devastador para Donald Trump, al poner al desnudo su crueldad, racismo y misoginia, además de exhibir ante todos su oscura visión de Estados Unidos. Al reflexionar sobre las implicaciones de esta historia, Gabe Ortíz, de... Continue »
In the battleground state of Nevada, thousands of voter registration forms are pouring in on a weekly basis from those seeking to vote in time for the 2016 election. From News 3 Las Vegas: “Since the last week of June, we’ve been averaging six or seven thousand registrations weekly... Continue »
David Leopold Explains the Details and Implications in New Medium Piece A new Medium piece from immigration attorney David Leopold draws attention to a pressing legal question following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 4–4 tie in the U.S. vs. Texas immigration case: does Judge Andrew Hanen’s nationwide hold apply outside of the 5th circuit? Leopold highlights... Continue »
As we noted yesterday, the continued focus on the “Machado Moment” at the first presidential debate was particularly devastating to Donald Trump for laying bare his cruelty, racism, and misogyny, while underscoring his dark view of America for all to see. Reflecting on the story’s implications, Gabe Ortíz of America’s Voice writes a must-read... Continue »
Donald Trump “has reenergized white supremacist groups and drawn them into mainstream American politics like nothing seen in decades,” writes the Los Angeles Times in a new profile today. “White nationalist leaders who once shunned presidential races have endorsed Trump, marking the first time some have openly supported a... Continue »
Crossposted from Medium. When Donald Trump bullied Alicia Machado as “Miss Housekeeping,” it was meant as so much more than a personal, racist insult. He showed the contempt he has for the immigrant women who support their families as housekeepers and domestic workers, like my mom. When I was... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): News 3 Las Vegas (Nevada): Nevada’s Battleground: Voter registration in full swing By Jeff Gillan New York Times (Opinion): What Does Immigration Actually Cost Us? By Thomas Edsall Medium (Op-ed): For All The “Miss Housekeepings” — Including My Mom By Gabe Ortíz CNN:... Continue »
Bad News for Donald Trump: Latinos Will Decide Colorado Election Today, it was announced that Donald Trump is spending an additional 2 million dollars in advertising in Colorado, a traditional battleground state, in attempts to reclaim lost ground. Unfortunately for Trump, the Latino electorate has always played a vital... Continue »
“Pepe the Frog” — a meme co-opted by white supremacists and recently shared on social media by both Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump, Jr. — has been declared an anti-Semitic hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League. “Once again, racists and haters have taken a popular internet meme and... Continue »