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The American Public Overwhelmingly Sides with Clinton over Trump on Immigration Policy and Politics

While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running very different campaigns on a number of topics, few issues present such a stark contrast as immigration. Not only do the two candidates offer diametrically opposed views on the role of immigration and immigrants in America, but their positions are anchored in divergent theories regarding the politics … Continue reading »

On Immigration, Trump Ending His Campaign as He Started It – Disparaging Immigrants in Loathsome Terms

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 reading »

Immigration, Refugee and Latino Voter Experts Preview Final Presidential Debate

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 reading »

Key Immigration Questions and Resources Ahead of Las Vegas Presidential Debate

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 reading »

Latino Voters Poised to Vote Against Trump by Historic Margins

New polling of Latino voters from NBC News/WSJ/Telemundo finds that Hillary Clinton leads Trump by a 70%-17% margin among Latinos in a head-to-head matchup. The polling also finds positive signs for Latino engagement, as an accompanying poll summary from NBC News notes: “Sixty-nine percent of Latino voters now say they are very interested in the election, compared to 60 percent … Continue reading »

Ross: Burr Continuing To Stand By Trump’s Side “Shows A Lack Of Judgment”

If only one image emerged from last night’s Senate debate between North Carolina’s Senator Richard Burr and Democrat Deborah Ross, it’s that Burr continues to remain lock-step with Donald Trump. Burr not only supports Trump for President, but he also supports his mass deportation policy, an idea that has been widely condemned as the most … Continue reading »

At Next Debate, Trump And Clinton Have Answers For Sophie Cruz That Everyone Needs To Hear

En español aquí Sophie Cruz’s campaign to ask a question about deportation at the next presidential debate spotlights an issue that’s gotten little attention so far: what about the children? It’s no surprise that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s immigration plans differ dramatically when it comes to the well-being of children, including American citizens like Sophie. First, Donald Trump … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Lynn Tramonte: “At The Next Debate, Trump and Clinton Have Answers for Sophie Cruz that Everyone Needs to Hear”

“A Trump presidency would only multiply children’s fears and anxieties, while implementing Clinton’s platform would do much to alleviate them.” A brand new piece published on Medium today by America’s Voice Deputy Director Lynn Tramonte pushes the importance of having American citizen Sophie Cruz’ question answered by both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during Sunday’s debate. The question reads, “If you deport … Continue reading »

Diane Guerrero’s Memoir Inspires New Immigration Drama To Air On CBS

Diane Guerrero’s harrowing memoir, detailing the deportation of her parents and brother when she was just 14-years-old, has inspired a new drama coming soon to primetime television. From Deadline: Jane the Virgin recurring guest star Diane Guerrero has partnered with three key auspices behind the CW dramedy — executive producer/showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman, executive producer … Continue reading »

Ahead of Presidential Debate, Questions, Resources and Reminders that Donald Trump Hasn’t “Softened” on Immigration

Ahead of Sunday night’s presidential debate, there’s another concerted effort by allies of Donald Trump to try to airbrush and “fuzz up” the extent of his radicalism on immigration. Governor Mike Pence seems to be taking the lead, arguing that Trump wants to focus mostly on undocumented immigrants who have committed crimes and stating flatly that Trump … Continue reading »