The American electorate is growing more diverse every day, with Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, and young people making up a larger share of the population. Today, national and local leaders convened a panel discussion, hosted by Ohio’s Voice and Latino Victory Fund, to discuss the latest demographic data and the Republican Party’s challenges and… Continue »

GOP Declines From Party of Lincoln to Party of Trump – Roots and Effects to Outlast Trump’s Candidacy Yesterday, on the same day that Donald Trump officially won the Republican Party’s nomination for President, GOP leaders from both congressional chambers offered their support to the nominee with primetime speeches at the RNC. The now-official status of Trump’s… Continue »

Pieces from Dara Lind and Brian Beutler Unveil the Ugly Truth of Today’s GOP Day one of the Republican Convention may have been overtaken by Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech, but most of Monday’s program featured raw expressions of anger, racism and xenophobia. The theme seemed to be “they” (read: black, brown and Muslim people) are a danger to… Continue »

Yesterday, the Republican Party engaged in the kind of racially-charged demagoguery for which the Trump campaign is notorious. In fact, a major theme seemed to be that brown, black, and Muslim people are a danger and a threat to the Republic. In a new piece for “The Fix,” Phillip Bump of the Washington Post explains that while the anti-immigrant… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Gov. Pence is signing his name in indelible ink onto Donald Trump’s dark and divisive vision for America.” The following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the selection of Mike Pence as the Republican vice-presidential nominee: “While Gov. Mike Pence has his own extreme history on immigration… Continue »

Want a fresh reminder why immigration reform legislation has not passed Congress despite broad majority support from the public, including from many Republicans? Witness the past few days, as Donald Trump and the anti-immigrant wing of the GOP continue to put their xenophobic stamp on the party, while facing embarrassingly little resistance from the sizeable pro-reform contingent… Continue »

Earlier today in Nevada, immigrant leaders and members of Culinary Union 226, PLAN Action, CCC Action, Latino Victory Project, and Nevada’s Voice gathered to discuss “Immigrant Voters Win”, a new multi-million dollar campaign to flex the muscle and power of the Latino and pro-immigrant vote. Among the speakers was Estefani, who will be a first-time voter… Continue »

Today, the Republican National Convention Platform Committee is expected to finalize hardline language on immigration after a successful amendment push by the notorious anti-immigrant zealot and Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach. The platform language will underscore that the Republican Party has officially become the Party of Trump and is inextricably bound to his nativist and anti-Latino… Continue »

Ahead of RNC, Republican Party and Donald Trump On Track for Historically Low Performance Among Latino Voters New nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, underscores that Donald Trump is on track for an historically low performance among Latino voters and that the overall Republican brand image among Latinos… Continue »

Continues to Turn His Back on Solutions that Benefit Local Immigrants Yet again, Senator Marco Rubio proves his willingness to throw the immigrant community under the bus in his quest for re-election. On Wednesday, Florida’s junior Senator supported two Trump-inspired anti-immigration legislative bills, the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act and Kate’s Law. Rubio’s support came on… Continue »