America’s Voice commissioned Latino Decisions to do a quick poll to gauge Latino voters’ reactions to Donald Trump’s immigration speech last week in Phoenix, and to assess whether Latinos were buying the charade of Trump “softening” on immigration. The short answer is no.  Forty-nine percent of Latino voters believe... Continuar »
A border wall, deportation of all 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in the US, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio have all been key parts of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign, but a new poll shows Arizona voters strongly dislike all three. According to a new Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkie News poll, over 54%... Continuar »
While Hispanic leaders in the Republican Party continue to withdraw their support from GOP nominee Donald Trump after his nativism-laced speech this week, Florida’s junior Senator Marco Rubio continues to stand by the man that former Jeb Bush advisor Sally Bradshaw has called a total narcissist, misogynist and a bigot.... Continuar »
A new piece from the Boston Globe lifts up the voices of those most affected by Donald Trump’s belligerent plan for America: the undocumented immigrants who call America home. As we noted earlier today, it’s time for observers to stop claiming that Trump’s immigration plan has somehow softened. Trump... Continuar »
It is time for all observers to stop the charade that somehow Donald Trump is “softening” on immigration. According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, Trump is proposing “the most radical immigration policy of any nominee in modern American politics.” He adds, “The intended outcome of Trump’s policy... Continuar »
Yet Portman Continues to Support Candidate In a new Medium piece today, nationally recognized immigration attorney David Leopold parses Donald Trump’s last two weeks on immigration in detail and concludes: Rhetorical gymnastics aside, what’s crystal clear after Wednesday’s immigration speech is that Donald Trump’s ugly vision of America would rip American families apart,... Continuar »
Crossposted from David Leopold’s post on Medium. After Donald Trump met with his Hispanic Advisory Council on August 20, the media tied itself in knots over whether he had “softened” on his insistence that all 11 million undocumented immigrants be deported, a central pillar of his campaign. Then in a Fox News Channel town... Continuar »
On Wednesday night, Donald Trump gave an incendiary speech in Phoenix, Arizona that has been condemned as unabashedly anti-immigrant and xenophobic; the most extreme position on immigration ever espoused by a candidate for the presidency. And Senator Burr continues to stand with him and his record shows they are in lockstep on... Continuar »
Donald Trump’s immigration speech in Arizona last night received glowing reviews from some of his most early and dedicated supporters, including Ann Coulter and the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. “Excellent speech by Donald Trump tonight,” commented David Duke, who live-tweeted the entire speech. “Deport criminal... Continuar »
Last night, in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s dark and nativist immigration speech, America’s Voice Executive Director Frank Sharry noted that “the intended outcome of Trump’s policy is to deport or force out most, if not all, of the 11 million undocumented immigrants settled in this country … To put it... Continuar »