Washington, D.C. – La campaña de Donald Trump dio a conocer hoy un documento sobre su posición en el tema migratorio. También habló sobre inmigración en una entrevista con Chuck Todd, presentador del programa Meet the Press de la cadena NBC, en la que dijo que los inmigrantes indocumentados “se tienen que ir”. Dado que buscó… Continue »

Washington, DC – While the Republican Party’s 2016 contenders are enmeshed in the anti-immigrant circus swirling around Donald Trump and advancing more immigration soundbites than solutions, the Democratic presidential contenders are leaning into immigration issues and advancing real solutions.  The Trump storm will pass eventually, but the Democrats’ serious immigration policy discussion will remain durable… Continue »

The GOP base may be warming up to Donald Trump, according to two news polls. But, a deeper dive into the numbers spells trouble for his prospects. Yesterday, USAToday/Suffolk University released its latest poll showing that Trump has taken the lead among GOP contenders. He leads Jeb Bush 17% – 14%. Two things stand out… Continue »

Today, at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Iowa, Ohio leaders and impacted families confronted their own Governor, John Kasich, over his position on the President’s Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) programs. Traveling all the way from Ohio, 11 year-old U.S. citizen Andrew and his… Continue »

New Jersey Governor and potential 2016 Republican contender Chris Christie has taken the next step in embracing anti-immigrant politics by signing onto a brief seeking to block immigration executive action programs.  As Elise Foley of the Huffington Post reports: “After months of staying out of the legal battle over the president’s executive actions on immigration, New Jersey… Continue »

Immigration has consistently been a hot-button issue for GOP primary voters, and candidates like Scott Walker are already shifting to hardliners in an attempt capture those votes. One candidate, however, continues to walk a fuzzy line. In Iowa for an agricultural event over the weekend, Jeb Bush told an audience that undocumented immigrants in the… Continue »

At the Iowa Agricultural Summit held this past weekend, Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) got most of the attention regarding immigration.  He reiterated that undocumented immigrants should be legalized and once again suggested, while dodging direct questions, that he would end the DACA and DAPA immigration executive action programs and pursue changes in immigration law. What received… Continue »

Experts to Discuss New Poll Results and Implications for Upcoming Midterm and Presidential Elections Washington, DC – On a press call/webinar today, Matt Barreto, Co-Founder of Latino Decisions, and Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, discussed the results of a new nationwide poll of 600 Latino voters that provides fresh data on overall Latino voter… Continue »