By Continuing to Support the Republican Nominee, Ohio Officials Like Sen. Portman Have “Cut a Deal with the Devil” After Donald Trump’s comments questioning Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s impartiality due to his Hispanic heritage, it’s clear that the presumptive Republican nominee is espousing an overtly racist view. In a new... Continue »
This isn’t about tone, this is about a battle for the soul of America Despite the fact that Donald Trump’s comments about Judge Gonzalo Curiel have been rightly criticized as “racist” by leaders from across the political spectrum, most Republican elected officials and candidates are continuing to support their... Continue »
It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision of America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” —... Continue »
  Advocates Send Clear Message to Sen. Rob Portman: Latino, APIA, and Immigrant Voters Will Boycott #TrumpsParty in November Today, Donald Trump is meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. On the very same day, the Senate carry out is serving taco salad bowls for lunch—a fitting reminder of the recent “hispandering”... Continue »
Donald Trump is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, the leader of the GOP nationally and here in Ohio.  Previously, Senator Rob Portman said that he would support the Republican nominee, whether it’s Trump or someone else.  Unless Portman now grows a backbone and follows the lead of fellow... Continue »
Yesterday, Senate Republicans filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, expressing opposition to two Obama Administration immigration policies: Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which was first created in 2012 but revised in... Continue »
Last week, the Lorain Ohio Immigrants’ Rights Association (LOIRA), Ohio’s Voice, and Cleveland Jobs with Justice invited the three candidates for U.S. Senate: former Governor Ted Strickland (D), Cincinnati City Council Member PG Sittenfeld(D), and Senator Rob Portman (R) to sit down with DAPA-eligible families as part of the ongoing “DAPA Dinners” campaign. “DAPA Dinners” is an initiative that invites all... Continue »
Immigrants and Advocates Call on Senator to Stop Accepting Campaign Support Raised in Donald Trump’s Name Today, immigrants and advocates gathered at Senator Rob Portman’s (R-OH) campaign offices in Cleveland (Brecksville) and Columbus to deliver petitions calling on the Senator to reject all campaign funds raised in Donald Trump’s... Continue »
Today, immigrants and immigration advocates gathered at Sen. Rob Portman’s campaign offices in Cleveland and Columbus to deliver petitions calling on the him to reject all campaign funds raised in Donald Trump’s name. Why is @robportman accepting campaign support from sale of Trump merch? Ohioans want him to #dumptrump — tramontela... Continue »
Will Examine Latino Influence and Immigration Politics in Competitive Senate Races in Ohio and Beyond Washington, DC – As 2015 draws to a close and all eyes focus in on the official start of primary season, America’s Voice, the parent organization to Ohio’s Voice, and Latino Decisions announced, yesterday,... Continue »