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 that puts undocumented immigrants on a… Continue »

A Recording of Today’s Call is Available Here With immigration set to be a topic of the final presidential debate in Las Vegas tonight, experts and advocates gathered on a press call to discuss the facts, policy stances and politics related to the two candidates and their stances on immigration policy. A recording of today’s call is available here. Below… 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.” Yesterday, they declared him “a disappointment.” New… 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 of the White House.” The Spanish-language… 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 have said you will immediately end… 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 casting their ballots for Clinton instead.… 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 veterans of the immigration debate, Portman’s… 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 Trump properties in Chicago, Washington, DC.… Continue »

Hungry? Needed to register to vote in Nevada? These folks had it covered. On the last day of voter registration in the state yesterday — and a day before the final Presidential debate in Las Vegas — local groups lined up a caravan of 35 taco trucks and dozens of volunteers to register (and feed!) Latinos,… Continue »

During US Senate debates in Nevada and Florida this week, Republican candidates scrambled to hide their trumped-up records on immigration and support for their party’s nominee for President, Donald Trump. In Nevada, former State Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto went “on the offensive over Republican [Joe] Heck’s prior support of Trump,” according to the AP,… Continue »