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

English (en español al final de la página): Associated Press: Ted Cruz Ends His Bid for Republican Presidential Nomination Politico: Democrats celebrate Trump’s win, Cruz’s demise By Daniel Strauss The Hill: How Trump did it By Jonathan Easley New York Times: As Trump Rises, House Republicans Lose That Sense of Security By John Harwood New… Continue »

Media Matters has released a new must-see video tackling the failure of many in the media to call out Trump’s rhetoric for what it really is — blatant racism. As Carlos Maza and Coleman Lowndes of Media Matters write: News networks frequently use the word “controversial” to describe Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim and anti-Mexican comments, and… 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 »

Gabe Ortíz: “Trump can’t erase or take back his extremely hateful words, no matter how hard he tries — or how much some in the media will try to abet him in that effort.”  In the past week there has been a marked shift in the media coverage surrounding the Trump campaign. As the Republican convention nears and… Continue »

Crossposted from Medium. This week, America’s Voice released new polling that showed Donald Trump had an astounding 87% unfavorable opinion among Latino voters. No surprise given his venomous campaign rhetoric. This week, we’ve also seen a new spin on the GOP frontrunner: a “Donald Trump has been sounding more Presidential” phenomenon. That really deserves all the… Continue »

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

English (en español al final de la página): Reuters: Clinton to Propose Creation of Immigrant Affairs Office New York Times: Hillary Clinton Promotes Community Libraries as Crucial Link to Immigrants By Liz Robbins MSNBC: Clinton gets endorsement from diverse coalition of immigrant groups By Amanda Sakuma The Hill: 5 things to watch for in Thursday’s… Continue »

It’s time to stop pretending that Speaker Paul Ryan is the Republican Party’s brand new savior in the face of Trumpism. “Paul Ryan would be great for the party and he could certainly win,” declared Sen. Jeff Flake after Ryan announced yesterday he would not be seeking the Republican nomination should Donald Trump and Ted Cruz take… Continue »

Last week, we noted that the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) endorsement of Donald Trump should not have been surprising, given the union’s longstanding relationship and collusion with the anti-immigrant movement. A new editorial and new opinion piece, by the New York Times and Bloombergrespectively, weigh in to offer additional commentary and condemnation. We present the pieces below, which are also available online… Continue »

Speaker Paul Ryan’s speech yesterday — initially anticipated to be a denunciation of Trumpism — didn’t do much of anything when it came to Donald Trump. In fact, Trump wasn’t even mentioned by name, and Ryan didn’t back down from his repeated statements that he would back Trump as the Republican nominee. So much for that “big… Continue »