Category: Politics

What’s at Stake for Immigration in the 2020 Election

The subject of immigration has long been meaningful to this country. And yet, for a place that purports that the “American Dream” for “everyone,” we sure make it near-impossible to get, especially in the last few years. This country is…
Why Trump’s Immigration Policies Will Be So Hard to Undo

“The moment Trump became a presidential candidate, I was worried because of what his campaign promoted,” Elsa Valle says. “And the moment he was elected, I was sure he would accomplish it.” A 42-year-old mother of two, Valle was a…
Immigration was a dominant issue in the 2016 election, but not this time

Three words echoed throughout Donald Trump’s successful 2016 presidential campaign: “Build the wall.” Then, as president, Trump made immigration and border security defining issues of his administration. Yet immigration has taken a back seat on the 2020 campaign trail. It…
Abortion and immigration driving Florida Latino voters to the polls

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, Latino and evangelical voters in Florida are finding themselves pulled to the polls by issues related to the regulation of abortion and illegal immigration. Residents have reportedly been torn between backing certain immigration policies…