Burr’s Xenophobic Record Matches Trump’s Xenophobic Rhetoric As Deborah Ross and Richard Burr make their final preparations for tonight’s debate, two things are crystal clear: Senator Burr not only stands by his endorsement of Donald Trump, but he has a voting record on immigration that matches Trump’s divisive and xenophobic rhetoric. Over the course of his campaign,… Continue »

Burr Vows Continued Support of Trump Despite Sexual Assault Revelations Senator Richard Burr reaffirmed his endorsement of Donald Trump yesterday despite the utterly grotesque video that surfaced last Friday of the Republican nominee bragging about how he sexually assaulted women. While initially stating that he needed a few days to see if Trump showed contrition, it is clear that… Continue »

Raleigh, NC—The following is a statement from Tim Eakins, Director of North Carolina’s Voice: “After a year of supporting Donald Trump and fueling his rise to power, Senator Richard Burr and Governor Pat McCrory have been quick to distance themselves from this latest scandal involving Trump’s disgusting and predatory comments that came to light on Friday.… Continue »

North Carolina in the Top Four Nationally for New Voter Registrations Today, Voto Latino announced that their efforts to register Latino millennials has topped 100,000 nationally with North Carolina ranking in the top four, exceeded only by states with much larger Latino populations including Texas, California, and Florida. These unprecedented numbers reflect both the tremendous work of… Continue »

If Burr Won’t Stand Up to Trump Now When Will He? Senator Burr’s silence is deafening as Donald Trump doubles down on his “Machado Moment” and focuses the full energy of his campaign on disgusting, sexist, racist, and bullying attacks against Alicia Machado, a Latina, Miss Universe pageant winner. North Carolinians elected Burr to represent… Continue »

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 »

Latino organizations are gathering for a phone bank to Latino voters ahead of the first general election presidential debate. Following the phone bank, organization members and allies will watch the debate live on Univision. The events will be open to press, and participants in the phone bank and debate watch party will be available for… Continue »

**MEDIA AVAILABILITY*** Monday, September 26th 7-11 pm EST Two locations: Durham & Asheboro For First General Election Presidential Debate, North Carolina Latino Organizations Will Host Phone Banks and Watch Parties Latino organizations are gathering for a phone bank to Latino voters ahead of the first general election presidential debate. Following the phone bank, organization members and… Continue »

Police have issued an arrest warrant for the Donald Trump supporter who punched a 69-year-old disabled woman in the face outside an Asheville, North Carolina rally on Monday night. According to reports, Donald Trump supporter Richard Campbell punched protester Shirley Teter so brutally she fell backward onto the oxygen tank she carries in her backpack… Continue »

Newly released statewide polling of Latino voters in the 2016 battleground states of Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia finds that Donald Trump is on track for an historically low performance among Latino voters. However, the polls also reveal that Senate Democratic candidates in these states have failed to define themselves and their opponents on key immigration policy questions, and that those… Continue »