North Carolina Governor Signs Anti-Immigrant Law

Yesterday North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed HB 318 into law. The bill prevents the state’s cities from accepting certain forms of identification and also limits access to food stamp benefits for some childless ad...
by Adriana Maestas

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Sophie Cruz’s message to Pope highlights DAPA

Yesterday when five year old Sophie Cruz broke past the barricades holding back the crowds that were awaiting the Pope, she carried a message on behalf of immigrant families, specifically U.S. born children who have undocumente...
by Adriana Maestas


The amnesty question missing from last night’s debate

During last night’s GOP presidential debate, the immigration issue was brought up again. While the candidates stumbled over themselves to sound tough on immigration making comments condemning sanctuary cities, talking abo...
by Adriana Maestas


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Chris Christie compares legal immigrants to FedEx packages

Not to be outdone in the anti-immigration rhetoric that has been dominated the GOP presidential race in recent weeks, today presidential candidate Chris Christie suggested that legal immigrants could be tracked like FedEx packa...
by Adriana Maestas


Latino voters’ net favorability rating of Donald Trump is -51

Yesterday Gallup released a new poll that shows 65% of Latino voters have an unfavorable view of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. 14% of Hispanic voters have a favorable view of Trump. Trump, who announced his campaign ...
by Adriana Maestas


Trump: deport all 11 million undocumented immigrants

On Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offered some specifics about what his immigration policy would be after launching his presidential candidacy last month insisting that many undocumented Mexican immig...
by Adriana Maestas



Jeb Bush touts support for border security and path to legal status for undocumented

On Wednesday, at a campaign event in New Hampshire, Jeb Bush played up his border security plans when asked about the recent remarks GOP presidential hopeful and real estate mogul Donald Trump has been making about Mexican immi...
by Adriana Maestas


House Democrats ask DHS to end detention of mothers and children

On Wednesday, May 27, Congressional representatives Zoe Lofgren, Lucille Roybal-Allard, and Luis Gutierrez along with 133 other House Democrats sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson asking that the dep...
by Adriana Maestas