With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration executive action case on Monday, new nationwide polling of Latino voters underscores the political stakes of the Republican backlash against DACA and DAPA. Conducted by Latino Decisions on behalf of America’s Voice, the full results, as well... Continuar »
The Boston Globe made waves this past weekend after publishing an imaginary front page cover from a Donald Trump presidency. The headlines were startling: “Deportations to begin,” “Markets sink as trade war looms,” “President Trump calls for tripling of ICE force; riots continue,” “US soldiers refuse orders to kill... Continuar »
After cavorting onstage with noted racist Steve King, Republican Senator Ted Cruz shouldn’t be one bit shocked he was run out of the Bronx on a rail yesterday. Cruz had already taken heat over the past few months for slamming so-called “New York values” while simultaneously collecting campaign donations from... Continuar »
Though it wasn’t a major national media story, we think the most significant political news from yesterday involved a group of high school students in the Bronx. In advance of Ted Cruz’s scheduled appearance at their high school, a group of students wrote a letter asking their principal to... Continuar »
Donald Trump’s loss in the Wisconsin primary has generated a fresh round of assessments that Ted Cruz has the momentum as the leading alternative to Trump for the GOP nomination. However, when it comes to immigration, Cruz isn’t much of an alternative to Trump’s nativism. Both have adopted hardline... Continuar »
Yesterday, six Wisconsin leaders were arrested after protesting in the lobby of a hotel scheduled to host a press conference by Donald Trump today. Tonight, the remaining Republican Presidential candidates — Trump, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Ohio Governor John Kasich — are also set to participate in a... Continuar »
Fortune has named famed Univision anchor Jorge Ramos one of its 50 World’s Greatest Leaders for 2016: “For much of white America, Ramos became a household name only after Donald Trump kicked him out of a press conference in August. But Ramos, who has co-hosted Univision’s flagship Spanish-language news... Continuar »
Speaker Paul Ryan’s speech yesterday — initially anticipated to be a denunciation of Trumpism — didn’t do much of anything when it came to Donald Trump. In fact, Trump wasn’t even mentioned by name, and Ryan didn’t back down from his repeated statements that he would back Trump as the Republican... Continuar »
While Republican Presidential candidates like Donald Trump are doubling-down on ugly rhetoric, Latino and immigrant voters are busy planning to fight back at the ballot box. We’re guessing Trump didn’t see that one coming. In fact, a slew of recent reports note that many of the Latino and immigrant... Continuar »
Most people go to dinner, see a movie, or get a sweet bouquet of flowers for an anniversary. Speaker Paul Ryan and House GOP’s idea of an anniversary present is a politically-motivated vote attacking millions of immigrant families, which happened just earlier. Today marks the third anniversary of the... Continuar »