WATCH: Ted Cruz Tells Social Worker He’s Going To Deport Her If He Becomes President (VIDEO)

ADDICTING INFO During a “Cruzin’ to the Caucus” campaign event in Iowa on Thursday night, Ted Cruz was questioned by a young woman who is concerned that she may be deported if Cruz is elected president. According to the Washington Post, Ofelia Valdez is a 30-year-old woman, who works as a special needs social worker… More WATCH: Ted Cruz Tells Social Worker He’s Going To Deport Her If He Becomes President (VIDEO)

Republicans Aren’t Even Trying To Pretend To Care About The Latino Vote

THINK PROGRESS The Republican National Committee has suspended its partnership with NBC News moderators for the Republican primary debate in February 2016, potentially shutting out debate partners at Telemundo, the second-largest Spanish-language network, according to a letter posted Friday by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. The letter criticizes CNBC’s handling of the third Republican debate, accusing… More Republicans Aren’t Even Trying To Pretend To Care About The Latino Vote

Some Counties In Texas Actually Are Denying Birthright Citizenship

THINK PROGRESS Since 2016 Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump released his immigration policy plan to end granting citizenship to U.S.-citizen children born to undocumented immigrants, other GOP candidates have become remarkably supportive of this hard-line stance. Many scholars point out that it’s unclear how this policy would work in practice. It would likely take an… More Some Counties In Texas Actually Are Denying Birthright Citizenship

Tea party and Trump supporters can’t accept people like Jorge Ramos and Barack Obama as Americans

DAILY KOS Let’s start with the obvious. Given that the candidate himself has characterized Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists, we can’t be surprised that one of his partisans told Jorge Ramos, the most influential Latino journalist there is, to “get out of my country.” Ramos responded: “This is my country. I’m a U.S. citizen… More Tea party and Trump supporters can’t accept people like Jorge Ramos and Barack Obama as Americans

Bobby Jindal: US Should Insist Immigrants ‘Adopt Our Values’ (VIDEO)

TPM LIVEWIRE Republican presidential candidate and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said on ABC’s “This Week” Sunday that the United States should “insist” legal immigrants “adopt our values.” ABC host Martha Raddatz asked Jindal if he, born to legal immigrant parents, was troubled by the “derogatory things” other GOP candidates have said. The term “anchor babies”… More Bobby Jindal: US Should Insist Immigrants ‘Adopt Our Values’ (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum Compares Undocumented Parents To Bank Robbers

THE HUFFINGTON POST It’s “tragic” when people are split from their families because they do something wrong, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday. But he fully supports deporting parents of U.S. citizens because it’s “consistent” with what the country does to people who commit crimes. “It’s like someone who robs a bank because they want… More Rick Santorum Compares Undocumented Parents To Bank Robbers

With Tough Immigration Talk, G.O.P. Again Risks Losing Latinos

THE NEW YORK TIMES Republicans thought they had learned a lesson after 2012: Turning off Latino voters ensures defeat in the general election. But as the disruptive presidential candidacy of Donald J. Trump continues to gain support, his hard line on immigration has driven rivals to match his biting anti-immigrant language and positions long considered… More With Tough Immigration Talk, G.O.P. Again Risks Losing Latinos

Fox Host Hits Santorum On Pope And Climate Change: You’re Not A Scientist (VIDEO)

TPM LIVEWIRE Fox News anchor Chris Wallace turned up the heat on former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) on Sunday, asking the presidential candidate about his recent remarks that the Pope shouldn’t comment on climate change and “leave science to the scientists.” “If he’s not a scientist — and, in fact, he does have a degree… More Fox Host Hits Santorum On Pope And Climate Change: You’re Not A Scientist (VIDEO)