In a new piece for the Tampa Bay Times, Jeremy Wallace puts a spotlight on Florida DREAMers’ disdain for Marco Rubio after years of his flip-flopping on immigration reform. Wallace recounts the trust that immigrants in Florida and around the nation placed in Rubio, trust that peaked as he spearheaded comprehensive... Continue »
In the battleground state of Nevada, thousands of voter registration forms are pouring in on a weekly basis from those seeking to vote in time for the 2016 election. From News 3 Las Vegas: “Since the last week of June, we’ve been averaging six or seven thousand registrations weekly... Continue »
Donald Trump “has reenergized white supremacist groups and drawn them into mainstream American politics like nothing seen in decades,” writes the Los Angeles Times in a new profile today. “White nationalist leaders who once shunned presidential races have endorsed Trump, marking the first time some have openly supported a... Continue »
Crossposted from Medium. When Donald Trump bullied Alicia Machado as “Miss Housekeeping,” it was meant as so much more than a personal, racist insult. He showed the contempt he has for the immigrant women who support their families as housekeepers and domestic workers, like my mom. When I was... Continue »
Bad News for Donald Trump: Latinos Will Decide Colorado Election Today, it was announced that Donald Trump is spending an additional 2 million dollars in advertising in Colorado, a traditional battleground state, in attempts to reclaim lost ground. Unfortunately for Trump, the Latino electorate has always played a vital... Continue »
“Pepe the Frog” — a meme co-opted by white supremacists and recently shared on social media by both Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump, Jr. — has been declared an anti-Semitic hate symbol by the Anti-Defamation League. “Once again, racists and haters have taken a popular internet meme and... Continue »
www.MakeAPlanToVote.com **CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS AND FULL VIDEO FROM THE EVENT** (Artist rendering) Earlier this week, Florida’s Voice, For Florida’s Future, and other partner groups launched a clear message in 14-foot font to Florida motorists: Senator Marco Rubio is supporting the most bigoted, xenophobic, anti-Latino candidate in recent memory... Continue »
Arizona Republic: “Arizona’s been there on immigration (it doesn’t work)” Founded in 1890, the Arizona Republic has issued its first-ever endorsement for a Democratic presidential nominee.  The paper cites Hillary Clinton’s ability “to lead with intelligence, decorum and perspective” and blasts Donald Trump for lacking the temperament and qualifications to be President.... Continue »
How Can Down-Ballot Republicans Continue to Embrace Trump? As we noted yesterday, one of the most consequential moments of the first presidential debate occurred when Hillary Clinton introduced viewers to Alicia Machado – the Latina Miss Universe pageant winner whom Donald Trump mocked in a cruel, sexist, and yes,... Continue »
Last night, community leaders, immigrant families, and allies gathered throughout battleground states to watch the first of three Presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In an election cycle dominated by racist rhetoric and bigotry, the two candidates have offered the starkest contrast on immigration in recent history – one of inclusion... Continue »