Washington, DC — As right-wing politicians and talking heads continue utilizing dangerous “invasion” rhetoric to describe immigration, Democrats are being pressured to employ this bigoted conspiratorial language surrounding the southern border. Margaret Brennan, host of Face the Nation on CBS, pressed House Majority Leader Hakeem Jeffries to use this... Continue »
Late last year, Hurricanes Eta and Iota ripped through Central America. The hurricanes devastated the region, prompting Guatemalan and Honduran governments to request Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from the U.S. government. TPS would protect nationals from those countries already living in the U.S. from deportation back to those countries,... Continue »
A recording of the call is available here. Earlier today advocates, experts, and impacted persons gathered on a press call to discuss the urgent need for the Biden Administration to designate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Central American countries devastated by hurricanes Eta and Iota. Back-to-back hurricanes Eta and... Continue »
Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Tim Kaine delivered an all-Spanish speech during a campaign stop in Phoenix, Arizona yesterday. NBC News called it “the first speech completely in Spanish by a candidate at an organized campaign rally during a presidential election,” and came just a day after Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary... Continue »
Showing they get the politics of immigration, the importance of the Latino vote and the importance of defeating Trumpism Something surprising is happening in the campaign’s homestretch. Instead of following the old Democratic Party playbook – speak in targeted ways to Latinos and about immigration – the Hillary Clinton campaign is... Continue »
The following is a statement from Frank Sharry of America’s Voice reacting to the immigration discussion during tonight’s vice presidential debate: “On immigration, Gov. Mike Pence tonight attempted to whitewash the scope and intentions of Donald Trump’s radical immigration stance. While Gov. Pence was either willfully ignorant or purposefully... Continue »
Just like the presidential matchup, the vice presidential debate between Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine (D) presents a sharp contrast on immigration – each candidate embodies and embraces their respective parties’ wildly distinct visions about immigrants and immigration reform. Below, we offer key immigration... Continue »
Today, Secretary Clinton announced Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a longtime champion of comprehensive immigration reform and ally to the immigrant community, as her running mate. Secretary Clinton’s announcement comes in stark contrast to Trump and Governor Pence’s (R-IN) dark, dangerous, and divisive vision of America presented last night. Frank... Continue »