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The Urgent Reasons that Sen. Heller and Rep. Mark Amodei Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Reno, NV – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 13,100 DACA recipients in Nevada. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White … Continue reading »

Pro-Immigrant Energy Driving Early Voting in Nevada

Jon Ralston: “Dems Have 21,000-Vote Advantage in Urban Nevada after Blowout Weekend” 2016 GOTV canvassing operations, pro-immigrant energy and enthusiasm, and anti-Trump sentiments are helping to bolster candidates who support immigrant issues in key Latino-heavy states, including Nevada. After only two days of early voting, Nevadan Democrats have nearly a 21,000-vote advantage. Since June, the Immigrant … Continue reading »

“Too Little and Way Too Late” – Nevada’s Voice on Joe Heck’s Attempt To Undo His Long-standing Support for Donald Trump

Las Vegas, NV — The following is a statement from Viridiana Vidal, Director of Nevada’s Voice:  “For over a year, Republicans such as Joe Heck supported and embraced Donald Trump and his extreme and offensive views. When Trump began his campaign by calling Mexicans rapists, Republicans like Joe Heck didn’t call on him to drop … Continue reading »

Across the Nation, Hundreds of Latino Voters, Families and Allies Gathered for Swing State Debate Watch Parties

Last night, community leaders, immigrant families, and allies gathered throughout battleground states to watch the first of three Presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In an election cycle dominated by racist rhetoric and bigotry, the two candidates have offered the starkest contrast on immigration in recent history – one of inclusion and one of division – and … Continue reading »

Heck Finally Said “I Do” to Trump, “Why Wouldn’t I?” Nevada Organizations Tell Heck Why with a Celebration of Marriage

“Heck is officially married to Trump’s dangerous ideology” *High quality pictures available upon request. *Fotos de alta calidad e información en español disponible. Yesterday, Congressman and Senate candidate Joe Heck was questioned by CNN reporter Manu Raju about whether he “completely supports and trusts Donald Trump,”  to which he said “I do,” adding, “Why wouldn’t I?” … Continue reading »

Trump Campaign’s Nevada State Director Smears Immigrants Ahead of Trump’s Immigration Speech

As Donald Trump prepares to give a policy speech on immigration that will likely offer a repackaging of the same impractical, unconscionable policies he’s been espousing throughout his campaign, the campaign’s Nevada State Director Charles Munoz has released a statement touting Trump’s immigration plans and denigrating undocumented immigrants in Nevada. In his statement, Munoz claims that undocumented … Continue reading »

Trump’s Latest Comments a Reminder for Rep. Heck and Other GOP Fence-Straddlers: “If You’re Not in Revolt, You’re in Cahoots”

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has portrayed a dark and divisive vision of America and has become both an inspiration and a vehicle for unapologetic racists. In no small part due to the climate of intolerance, hate, and ‘us versus them’ he has inspired, Trump campaign events and Trump-inspired acts of bigotry, intolerance, violence, and harassment … Continue reading »

Another GOP Senator Comes Out Against Trump (It’s Not Joe Heck)

Maine Senator Susan Collins Pens Blistering Indictment of Trump, Yet Heck Still Aboard Trump Bandwagon Yesterday, Susan Collins (R-ME) became the latest Senate Republican to denounce Donald Trump’s candidacy in an op-ed in the Washington Post, joining Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) among other Republicans.  Nevada Senator Joe Heck, however, remains firmly aboard the Trump bandwagon. Senator … Continue reading »

Party Over Patriotism: Rep. Joe Heck Silent on Trump’s Attack on Gold Star Family

Donald Trump’s ongoing attacks against the Khan family are the latest, and perhaps most heartless, example of his campaign’s sustained attempts to stoke racial and religious animosity. In their refusal to disavow Trump, Republicans are enabling his behavior and prioritizing party over country. Greg Sargent, writing for the Washington Post clearly summarized the GOP’s fate: “If individual Republicans don’t … Continue reading »

Nevada Dreamer Astrid Silva to Headline Democratic National Convention

Speaker Lineup Showcases Diverse, Unified Party Following a Republican National Convention that is sure to further outline Donald Trump’s divisive and dangerous vision for America, the newly released speaker lineup for the Democratic National Convention, promises to strike a markedly different tone. On the first night, themed “United Together”, Nevada DREAMer and Organizing Director of … Continue reading »

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