Lynn Tramonte: “Republicans Continue to Shrink From Leadership and Allow The Nativists in the Party to Run Amok” In Congress, the courts, and the 2016 campaign trail, the Republican Party continues to cede control to the anti-immigrant wing of the Party.  Among the latest reminders: In Congress, newly-elected Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan made… Continue »

  Please note the following column was translated from Spanish to English and is available for reprint as long as the author is given proper credit. This column is available online in Spanish here. The Republican Party seems to have a death wish. In the fight for the presidential nomination, the Republican team is lead by a neurosurgeon… Continue »

Greg Sargent’s “Morning Plum” today gets Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) immigration promise on the Sunday shows exactly right.  Sargent writes: “Incoming Speaker Paul Ryan this weekend went out of his way to reassure conservatives: Republicans will not enter into any bipartisan compromising with Obama on immigration reform. No sirree: “‘Specifically on this issue, you cannot trust this president,’… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Cada ataque a las familias inmigrantes envía un claro mensaje a los votantes latinos sobre las prioridades del Partido Republicano” Washington, DC – En el Congreso, las cortes, las campañas políticas para 2016 y en estados como Carolina del Norte, el Partido Republicano está empeñado en un implacable ataque en contra de los… Continue »

Ahead of the third Republican debate, students, community members, and Latino leaders gathered at University of Colorado Boulder’s Farrand Field to send a clear message to the Republican party that there is no place for anti-immigrant rhetoric in Colorado. Great crowd at #COmyvote rally! “El pueblo unido jamás será vencido” #CNBCGOPDebate @latinovictoryus — Pili… Continue »

Lynn Tramonte: “Every Attack On Immigrant Families Sends A Clear Message To Latino Voters About The Priorities Of The Republican Party” Washington, DC – In Congress, the courts, the 2016 campaign trail, and states such as North Carolina, the Republican Party is engaged in a relentless assault on immigrants.  Yet in the face of the… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Los líderes republicanos han manejado mal el tema migratorio de  manera increíble. Están en contra del 69% del país y del 57% de sus propios votantes”  Washington, DC – Una gran mayoría del pueblo estadounidense está lista para una reforma migratoria que incluya una vía al estatus legal y a la ciudadanía. Una… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Republican leaders have mishandled immigration in spectacular fashion. They are at odds with 69% of the country and 57% of their own voters” Washington, DC – A strong majority of the American people are ready for immigration reform that includes a path to legal status and citizenship.  A strong majority of Republicans support either… Continue »

Earlier today, we learned that soon-to-be Speaker Paul Ryan, who was once a supporter of immigration reform, has already kowtowed to the anti-immigrant wing of the GOP. Via Kerry Eleveld at DailyKos: Rep. Paul “no horse trading” Ryan traded a huge horse last week while trying to solidify support among House crazy caucus members for… Continue »

Frank Sharry: los republicanos están en camino de crear una versión acelerada del ciclo electoral de 2012, lo que podría hacer que sus anteriores problemas con los votantes latinos parezcan algo anticuados Washington, DC – Republicanos, tienen un problema. Sus candidatos y su partido verdaderamente están construyendo un muro… pero entre los votantes latinos y… Continue »