On Sunday, Marco Rubio asked where was the widespread evidence of anti-Muslim sentiment In America. Despite the fact that the evidence is widespread, Rubio had his head in the sand and refused to acknowledge it. The next day, Donald Trump called “for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims” from entering the US. On Tuesday… Continue »

Trump Is Gaining Acceptance from More in the GOP, But Less So With the Rest of the Public Washington, DC—New polling from MSNBC/Telemundo/Marist underscores how Donald Trump is corroding our national politics and the Republican Party’s general election chances. The poll, which includes a Latino voter oversample, demonstrates that general election voters as a whole… Continue »

Peter Beinart of The Atlantic is out with a new piece about the “Trump Effect” on other 2016 candidates, using Jeb Bush and John Kasich’s appearances on Sunday talk shows as examples. On CBS’ Face the Nation, Jeb Bush refused to answer direct questions about whether Trump’s plan to register Muslims is “fascist,” once again… Continue »

The immigration issue has become a defining – and divisive -issue in the GOP presidential contest. Donald Trump’s dangerous vision for America — one of tearing families and communities across the nation apart — has drawn widespread rebuke from pundits across the political spectrum. As we noted yesterday, a lot of the criticism has come from conservative pundits.… Continue »

Earlier this week, United We Dream Action, the Center for Community Change Action/Fair Immigration Reform Movement and America’s Voice announced a new effort called “DAPA Dinners.”  This initiative “invites all 2016 candidates and Members of Congress to join an immigrant family for dinner on or around the one-year anniversary of the DAPA announcement on November 20,… Continue »

The fourth Republican Debate is tonight, cosponsored by FOX News Business and the Wall Street Journal. It takes place as pro-migrant organizations and allies from across the country react to the continued delay of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. America’s Voice has provided you with a Twitter “cheat sheet” during the past Republican debates,… Continue »

With Donald Trump’s appearance as host of Saturday Night Live just days away, Latino and immigration groups, along with their allies, have collected over 460,000 petition signatures (with a big help from Change.org, CREDO Action and MoveOn.org) telling Lorne Michaels and SNL that Donald Trump’s #RacismIsntFunny. On Monday, the CHC released a strongly worded statement directed at Lorne… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Cada ataque a las familias inmigrantes envía un claro mensaje a los votantes latinos sobre las prioridades del Partido Republicano” Washington, DC – En el Congreso, las cortes, las campañas políticas para 2016 y en estados como Carolina del Norte, el Partido Republicano está empeñado en un implacable ataque en contra de los… Continue »

Ahead of the third Republican debate, students, community members, and Latino leaders gathered at University of Colorado Boulder’s Farrand Field to send a clear message to the Republican party that there is no place for anti-immigrant rhetoric in Colorado. Great crowd at #COmyvote rally! “El pueblo unido jamás será vencido” #CNBCGOPDebate @latinovictoryus pic.twitter.com/1wwqyyx8h7 — Pili… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Every Attack On Immigrant Families Sends A Clear Message To Latino Voters About The Priorities Of The Republican Party” Washington, DC – In Congress, the courts, the 2016 campaign trail, and states such as North Carolina, the Republican Party is engaged in a relentless assault on immigrants.  Yet in the face of the… Continue »