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New Report From America’s Voice Highlights Power of Latino Vote in CO, FL, NV

Ahead of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, a new report from America’s Voice outlines the power and importance of the Latino vote in the key states of Colorado, Florida, and Nevada. The report follows new nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, which underscores that Donald Trump is on … Continue reading »

Latinx And Immigrant Rights Groups To Erect 15,000 Feet Of Wall Around GOP Convention

Latinx and immigrant rights organizers are just a few hundred dollars away from raising $15,000 to erect a 15,000 foot “banner wall” around the Quicken Loans Arena during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week. From ThinkProgress: Tania Unzueta, an undocumented community organizer with the immigrant rights advocacy groups Mijente and the #Not1More Campaign, … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Nevada Partners Launch “Immigrant Voters Win” Campaign

Yesterday, leading Nevada organizations gathered to announce a historic, multi-million dollar, immigration-based electoral campaign designed to flex the muscle and power of the pro-immigrant vote. The Culinary Union Local 226, PLAN Action, Center for Community Change Action, Latino Victory Project, Nevada’s Voice, and immigrant voters gathered to discuss the collaboration that will reach out to more than … Continue reading »

Nevada Groups And Advocates Launch “Immigrant Voters Win” Campaign To Mobilize Latino Voters

Earlier today in Nevada, immigrant leaders and members of Culinary Union 226, PLAN Action, CCC Action, Latino Victory Project, and Nevada’s Voice gathered to discuss “Immigrant Voters Win”, a new multi-million dollar campaign to flex the muscle and power of the Latino and pro-immigrant vote. Among the speakers was Estefani, who will be a first-time voter … Continue reading »

As RNC Platform Embraces Trump’s Dark Immigration Vision, New Evidence that GOP is Alienating Growing Latino Electorate

Today, the Republican National Convention Platform Committee is expected to finalize hardline language on immigration after a successful amendment push by the notorious anti-immigrant zealot and Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach. The platform language will underscore that the Republican Party has officially become the Party of Trump and is inextricably bound to his nativist and anti-Latino … Continue reading »

Unlike Rep. Hardy, Nevada Latino Voters Won’t Support Trump’s America

Last week, Donald Trump met with congressional Republicans, including Representative Crescent Hardy (R-NV). According to the Wall Street Journal, Rep. Hardy was supposedly “satisfied” with Donald Trump’s answers about how Trump’s candidacy and views would register in Rep. Hardy’s NV-04 congressional district, where nearly 30% of the population is Hispanic, and in Nevada as a whole. In contrast … Continue reading »

New Nationwide Latino Polling: Supreme Court Matters to Latino Voters; Clinton Leading Trump 74%-16%

Ahead of RNC, Republican Party and Donald Trump On Track for Historically Low Performance Among Latino Voters New nationwide polling of Latino voters, conducted by Latino Decisions and commissioned by America’s Voice, underscores that Donald Trump is on track for an historically low performance among Latino voters and that the overall Republican brand image among Latinos … Continue reading »

North Carolina Latino Voters Will Be Decisive in 2016

Clinton/Obama visit key indicator that the map is shifting; Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda may cost him the state The sight of Hillary Clinton and President Obama on the stage in Charlotte this week has the nation clamoring to unpack the significance of the duo’s first campaign stop together and considering the impact of Trump’s disastrous campaign … Continue reading »

Georgia Sees 20% Increase In Latino Voter Registration

Georgia has seen a 20% increase in Latino voter registration statewide since last October, according to the Gainesville Times: A growing population, increased political activism and Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican Party have prompted a dramatic increase in voter registration among Latinos in Hall County and across Georgia. Nearly 800 Latinos in Hall joined … Continue reading »

“I Couldn’t Be A Bystander”: Emmy-Winning Latina Journalist On Why She Left A Career In News To Take On Trump

For Emmy-winning journalist Viridiana Vidal, the thought of her US citizen daughter being seen as less of an American because of her Mexican heritage was just too much. For years, Vidal had already been reporting on deportations and abuses faced by immigrants, and as journalist and a professional, she “wasn’t allowed to get involved or … Continue reading »