While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running very different campaigns on a number of topics, few issues present such a stark contrast as immigration. Not only do the two candidates offer diametrically opposed views on the role of immigration and immigrants in America, but their positions are anchored... Continue »
Elbert Garcia of Florida’s Voice reacted to last night’s debate with the following statement: “Once again, Donald Trump proved to the American public that he is unfit to lead a diverse nation that needs to bring people together to forge a better future and economy. He continued to denigrate women... Continue »
Immigration finally made its into the third and final Presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada last night. But while Hillary Clinton was talking about keeping families together and a path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, Donald Trump was talking…well…this: “We’re going to secure the border,... Continue »
The following is a quote from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the immigration portions in tonight’s third presidential debate: “When it comes to immigration, the debate was very clear: Secretary Clinton believes in America as a nation of immigrants and laws, and will act to advance reform... Continue »
The Miami Herald, the influential Florida newspaper that has steadily backed Marco Rubio since 2010, yesterday endorsed his Democratic opponent Patrick Murphy for US Senate. Just six years ago, the Editorial Board wrote that Rubio had the “potential to be the kind of statesman Floridians can be proud to call a native son.”... Continue »
A searing SEIU/iAmerica Action ad promises there will indeed be a wall — of Latino voters. “For more than a year, Latino families have heard Donald Trump promise to build a wall,” SEIU/iAmerica Action says. “Their response: no, #SomosElMuro – we are the wall that will keep you out... Continue »
Ahead of tonight’s final presidential debate in Las Vegas, and with immigration set to be a major focus of the proceedings, we offer key immigration questions for each candidate and offer additional backgrounders and resources for reading up on the most timely immigration-related topics. Key Questions for Donald Trump: 1) You... Continue »
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet for the final Presidential debate in Las Vegas tonight, CNN profiles Trump International Hotel employees who will not be voting for their boss. Among them are several Latina guest room attendants who, citing his record of anti-immigrant and anti-Latino rhetoric, will be... Continue »
Last night, former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland (R) said that he “very strongly” supports a path to citizenship for aspiring Americans, while his rival, incumbent Senator Rob Portman, expressed support for just legalizing their status.  Some are reporting that this means the candidates largely agree on immigration.  But for... Continue »
The women’s protest that shut down Trump Tower in Manhattan earlier this month is back and more powerful than ever. Last Friday, some sixty women and their allies shut down Trump Tower following Donald Trump’s own admission to sexually assaulting women. Today, women again gathered, and not just in Manhattan, but also at other... Continue »