Sunday, November 17, 2019

Trump’s Immigration Proposals Illicit Backlash From Latinos

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump on NBC’s Meet The Press got more specific about his proposed immigration plans, while at the same time angering many Latino voters and national organizations who say Trump is espousing policies firmly outside the mainstream and championed by the far right. “Trump has reignited the GOP’s longstanding obsession with mass […]

Undocumented College Students to Pay Lower In-State Tuition in Colorado

Colorado passed a bill on Friday allowing undocumented college students to pay less for in-state tuition at public universities. The state’s House of Representatives passed the measure, which is said to benefit around 500 students by its first year. “The governor and I support this bill because we want Colorado to have a strong economy,” […]

Increase in Deferred Action Applications after Obama Re-Election

With President Obama re-elected into office and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) secure, there has been an increase of interest and applications from undocumented students. “I’ve seen an increase in three ways,” says Jose Peñalosa, an immigration lawyer in Phoenix and a worker for No Dream Deferred. “In my office and through the […]

President Obama’s Immigration Reform Stance Resonates Positively with Latinos

During a time of the year when presidential candidates are reaching out to different communities to secure their vote, President Obama has gained support from the Latino community by passing such orders like the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and by being a constant supporter of the DREAM Act. “[Latinos] know that he’s […]