Press Releases & Statements

When Will Trump Apologize For El Paso Hate Crime?

Today marks the one-year anniversary since a gunman opened fire at a busy Walmart store, ultimately killing 23 people and leaving another 23 wounded. Whether it’s Trump’s negligent pandemic response that is killing Latinos, or his racist rhetoric that led to the El Paso shooting, we know he is toxic for Latinos.

Trump Owns Worst Economic Drop in U.S. History

The U.S. economy shrank by 32.9% between April and June, the Commerce Department said Thursday, marking the nation's worst quarterly contraction on record. To distract from his abysmal economic record, Trump suggested in a tweet that the November election be delayed, something he cannot legally do.

Playing Politics With DACA Won’t Win Trump the Election 

The White House announced Tuesday that the United States will take steps to wind down legal protections for hundreds of thousands DACA recipients while it conducts a legal review after the Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trump's plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA.

Mi Familia Vota & Univision Launch National Voter Hotline 

Amidst unprecedented challenges to voting, Mi Familia Vota is proud to announce it is launching a national voter hotline with Univision. Continuing our partnership with Univision, the largest Spanish language network, we are focused on educating Latinos on how to register to vote and making sure their voices are heard at the ballot box this election cycle. 

Mi Familia Vota y Univision Lanzan Línea Directa de Registro de Votantes

En medio de desafíos sin precedentes para votar, Mi Familia Vota está entusiasmada en anunciar que está lanzando una línea directa de registro de votantes con Univision. Continuando nuestra colaboración con Univision, la red de Español más grande de los Estados Unidos, estamos enfocados en educar a la comunidad Latina en cómo registrarse para votar y asegurarnos que nuestras prioridades son representadas en las urnas en estas elecciones.

Mi Familia Vota Launches $10 Million Campaign To Vote Trump Out Of Office 

Today Mi Familia Vota announced a $10 million campaign to turn out Latino voters in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, Texas, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. We are living a historical moment of attacks and it requires a historical mobilization from our community to say #BastaTrump.

DACA Wins Hate Loses At SCOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration cannot carry out its plan to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has allowed nearly 800,000 young people, known as "Dreamers," to avoid deportation and remain in America. 

Mi Familia Vota Condemns The Brutal Murder Of George Floyd

George Floyd, 46, died Monday in Minneapolis, a city he moved to in search of a better life. The last moments of his life were caught on video. While being arrested, Floyd was held down by a police officer's knee. The video shows Floyd pleading that he cannot breathe. Then, his eyes shut and he was pronounced dead shortly after.

MFV To Host Virtual Town Hall On The Effects of COVID-19 and Climate Change on Arizona Latinos

Mi Familia Vota, the nation's leading Latino civic engagement organization will hold a Facebook Live event with local legislative leaders and the Mayor of Tucson for a virtual town hall to address the impact of COVID-19 and climate change on the Latino community. This is a crucial opportunity to discuss the nexus between voting rights, climate change, and the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

MFV Praises Federal Court Ruling On Mail-In Ballots In Texas

Texas voters afraid of contracting the coronavirus can cast their ballots by mail in upcoming elections, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. The decision came after individual voters and the Texas Democratic Party filed a suit last month arguing that the state’s denial of mail-in ballots during a pandemic was a violation of their constitutional rights. 

Trump We Need Solutions To Mend Historic Economic Crisis Facing Latino Communities

America is facing a pandemic threat worse than any in modern history. Latinos are on the front lines facing down this crisis, we are essential workers, the economy hasn’t shut down for these workers. They need help, this administration has completely bungled its response to this pandemic, and that failed response is hurting workers.