It’s almost that time of the year again — some annual Cinco de Mayo “Hispandering” from Reince Priebus and the Republican National Committee. But, there’s one huge difference this year — the presumptive GOP nominee is a blatant racist. In fact, this year, that day will fall at around the same time Donald Trump —… Continue »

UPDATED 8/19 As the chances of a Donald Trump nomination seem increasingly likely, pundits from both sides of the aisle have been quick to note the candidate’s softening “tone.” It’s seems only appropriate then to offer a reminder of the racist, xenophobic campaign Trump has run since June of 2015, as well as some quotes from before his Presidential… Continue »

The Washington Post Editorial Board wasted no time helping to debunk this absurd media claim that Donald Trump is undergoing a “softening” in tone. Not that they had to rush — Trump did a fairly good job of torpedoing Trump 2.0 today, commenting that protesters at his Rhode Island rally hate America, that the way his rival John… Continue »

Last week, we released new nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, that revealed that Donald Trump is unbelievably unpopular with Latino voters and that, with Trump at the top of the ticket, the GOP looks poised for a historically low performance with Latino voters this November. The poll finds that 87%… Continue »

New polling of Colorado Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, makes clear that immigration matters to Colorado Latino voters; that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with Latino voters; and that the Republican Party’s brand image is deeply damaged and getting worse, due in part to Trump’s rise and the politicized U.S. v… Continue »

New polling of Florida Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, makes clear that immigration matters to Florida Latino voters; that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with Latino voters; and that the Republican Party’s brand image is deeply damaged and getting worse, due in part to Trump’s rise and the politicized U.S. v… Continue »

New nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, makes clear that immigration matters to Latino voters; that Donald Trump is deeply unpopular with Latino voters; and that the Republican Party’s brand image with Latinos is deeply damaged and getting worse, due in part to Trump’s rise and the politicized U.S.… Continue »

The Boston Globe made waves this past weekend after publishing an imaginary front page cover from a Donald Trump presidency. The headlines were startling: “Deportations to begin,” “Markets sink as trade war looms,” “President Trump calls for tripling of ICE force; riots continue,” “US soldiers refuse orders to kill ISIS families”. “It is easy to… Continue »

In Mexico, legislators have hung an enormous banner outside the Senate building criticizing the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for President, Donald Trump. The banner — reading “Mexico Contra Trump,” or “Mexico Against Trump” — was launched by Senate Leader Miguel Barbosa, and follows a symbolic, unanimously-passed proposal banning Trump from entering the country. “A call… Continue »

New USC Dornsife/LA Times Polling of CA Voters Matches Findings from Recent Nationwide Polling, Underscores Political Dangers for GOP in 2016 General Election and Beyond The state of California represents a cautionary tale for the national Republican Party on how anti-immigrant politics can help accelerate the electoral  consequences of demographic change. In the mid-1990s, California’s… Continue »