Hispanic activists’ anti-Trump efforts fall flat as citizenship push sputters

Immigrant-rights advocates had vowed to make 2016 the year of the anti-Donald Trump citizenship surge, hoping to sign up a million new immigrants eager to send a message rejecting the GOP’s presidential candidate — but so far they’re falling short, with naturalization rates only slightly higher than four years ago.

  • But the whole point is, there is nothing in being a citizen now anyway. Unless one truly enjoys paying taxes.

    • B__2

      Hell, you don’t even need to be a citizen to get welfare, medical treatment, become educated, or vote for the Government of the country you despise but inhabit.

    • Norman_In_New_York

      Working off the books means that you get your salary whole and unreported to the government. So what’s not to like?

    • Indeed.

      There is a crucial difference of being in American and being an American.

      Why bother these days?

  • Petrilia

    Trump has37% of the Hispanic vote.

    • Frances

      That’s probably 100% of the legal Hispanics.