“Hate Rising,” the new documentary with journalist Jorge Ramos, premiered on Fusion and Univision last night — and for many of us, the images from the film have been sadly all too familiar for the past year and a half. HATE RISING Promo from CatTails on Vimeo. Ramos spent nine months traveling the US and speaking… Continue »

Undocumented immigrants from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, India, Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines are the inaugural winners of grants from a new Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) initiative, FUSE, “launched to foster and provide financial support for the entrepreneurial projects of undocumented young people working to create positive social change.” 222 undocumented… Continue »

America’s Voice Founder and Executive Director Frank Sharry appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” with Jorge Ramos this past weekend to discuss immigration and the 2016 Presidential election. “Nearly all Americans are opposed to Donald Trump’s plans,” said Sharry about the Republican nominee, who has proposed a massive wall along the US/Mexico border and deportation of… Continue »

One year ago this month we saw the height of Donald Trump’s contempt for Latinos when he deported Jorge Ramos from a press conference in Dubuque, Iowa. His offense? Trying to ask Trump a question about immigration. “Sit down!” Trump boomed while ignoring Ramos’s query about how he would deport 11 million undocumented immigrant from the… Continue »

Latinx leaders and voices have a strong message for Donald Trump’s cynical, rhetorical shift on immigration and Latinxs: Too little, too late. In an NBC Latino op-ed, Northern Arizona University Professor Stephen A. Nuño said Trump’s taco-bowl-less meeting last weekend with a small group of Latinx Republicans glared over “the elephant in the room — the… Continue »

Jorge Ramos was hoping that the letter he received from Donald Trump was finally a response to his long-standing request for an interview with the Republican Presidential nominee. It didn’t exactly turn out that way. The journalist revealed the contents of the letter during his broadcasts from the GOP convention yesterday. The letter — marked “personal”… Continue »

A new fund aimed at providing financial support for entrepreneurial projects led by undocumented young people is kicking off the ground today. Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) has launched FUSE, a fund for undocumented social entrepreneurs, “an initiative to foster and provide financial support for the entrepreneurial projects of undocumented young people working to create… Continue »

Jorge Ramos: “Be bold. Don’t sit down. Don’t shut up. Don’t be a victim; change the rules of the game. And don’t go anywhere else. This is where you belong.” Yes, our community is hurting from the Supreme Court’s indecision yesterday on United States v. Texas. But we also know we are more determined than… Continue »

Earlier today we shared Univision journalist Jorge Ramos’s must-read column about Sophie Cruz, the young girl who captured our hearts during Pope Francis’s US tour late last year. We always knew that the Pope’s visit to the United States would touch on immigration, but Sophie’s heroic actions that day showed us all how much is… Continue »

In a new column, influential journalist Jorge Ramos tells the story of Sophie Cruz, the young girl who famously handed Pope Francis a letter about her fear that her parents could be deported. As Ramos phrases, “we are faced with two visions for America’s future these days. Trump promotes hate, division and deportation. Sophie wants to keep… Continue »