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“We All Belong”: SuperBowl Ads, Performances Rebuke Trumpism In Celebration Of Immigration and Diversity

SuperBowl performances and commercials rejected Donald Trump’s dark vision of America in several moments that embraced values of inclusivity, tolerance, and diversity — and never even had to mention him by name in the process. “It started with the Schuyler Sisters from the musical Hamilton—Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Jasmine Cephas Jones—singing ‘America the … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry: la nueva propuesta migratoria de Trump es una artimaña

Presentamos a continuación un comunicado de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, en torno al encuentro de Donald Trump con el presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, el mismo día en que el candidato presidencial dará un discurso sobre su política migratoria en Phoenix:  “Donald Trump y su campaña llevan a cabo un intento … Continue reading »

Florida Immigrants Rally Against Anti-Immigrant Legislation In Tallahassee

Hundreds of immigration advocates gathered at the Florida Capitol yesterday afternoon for a press conference and rally in opposition to various anti-immigrant measures that are currently being considered by state lawmakers. This is the second statewide mobilization from the We Are Florida! campaign, which is driven by several pro-migrant organizations from all across Florida. This … Continue reading »

Must-Read From NYT’s Lawrence Downes: “Remembering A Milestone For Immigrants And America”

A new piece from the NYT’s Lawrence Downes marks the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, a landmark bill that ignited a resounding demographic shift that America still sees to this day. Signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson at the foot of the Statue of Liberty, the act “ended the era of … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Iowa Voters Question GOP “Tough Talk” On Immigration

Julie Bosman of the New York Times Captures Growing Disconnect Between Average American Voter and the GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Positions As the 2016 Republican field continues to follow Donald Trump on his increasingly rapid lurch to the right on immigration, Julie Bosman notes in her recent piece in the New York Times—Iowan’s aren’t buying it. Bosman’s must read … Continue reading »

In Emotional Video, Iowa Pastor's Wife Pleads to President Obama To Stop Husband's Deportation

In an emotional video filmed last night, Pastor Max Villatoro’s wife and their four U.S. citizen children directly pleaded to President Barack Obama to halt Max’s deportation and let him return to his family and community in Iowa: “I need my husband back. My kids need their dad. I’m so scared, I don’t know what … Continue reading »

As Deadline for Legislative Action Draws Closer, New Scorecard Shows House Republicans on Wrong Side of Latino and Immigrant Voters

Scorecard Zeroes in on the 12 Most Vulnerable Republicans House Democrats are continuing their efforts to demand a vote on immigration reform and House Republicans are continuing to block action while promising to one day address the issue.  The disconnect between Republicans’ rhetorical support for immigration reform and their actual legislative record is vast, and is a problem of … Continue reading »

Eric Cantor's Loss and Immigration Reform: Role, Meaning and Future

Here’s our take on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) defeat, the role immigration reform played in his primary loss, the meaning of the outcome for the immediate prospects of immigration reform and the impact it all could have on the Republican Party’s future: What was immigration’s role in Cantor’s defeat? While primary winner Dave … Continue reading »

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