ANNOUNCER: 2017 has been the year of Trump´s presidency, a very difficult year for immigrants.



ALAN TACHER, HOST, DESPIERTA AMERICA: The leader of the band urged Mexicans to open their hearts and help the immigrants who are trying to avoid this discrimination, this xenophobia and they ask not to criminalize them because at the end of the day we are all immigrants, and they are right.



DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Just honest reporters…



FELIX DE BEDOUT, ANCHOR, NOTICIERO UNIVISION: The federal government tries to establish a strong anti-immigrant policy as do politicians and legislators.



JOSÉ DÍAZ-BALART, ANCHOR, TELEMUNDO: The explosive announcement adds more fuel to the fire to the harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric of Trump.



FELIX DE BEDOUT, NEWS ANCHOR, UNIVISION: The federal government tries to establish a strong anti-immigrant policy as do politicians and legislators.

 



JORGE RAMOS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION: There’s an entire current within the United States that has emerged in opposition to Donald Trump but that are doing wonderful things. You have the Dreamers, these kids that arrived here undocumented, that have organized wonderfully...that go into Senators’ and Congressmens’ offices...they don’t allow them to eat in restaurants and harass them wherever they go.



JORGE RAMOS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION: we’re being pounded from all sides. In other words...Donald Trump calls us criminals and rapists...all of us...there are new laws in order to deport increasingly more people. All who come from abroad runs the risk of, despite requesting political asylum, of...of being rejected. There are constant attacks on social media, and personally, against minorities, to such...to such a degree that you feel like this isn't your country.



JORGE RAMOS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION: There are people that feel totally identified with this country, that believe the same things that Donald Trump believes. If you vote for someone, you partially resemble that. And also that, among Latinos, there are very conservative values that are commonly held with the Republican Party, President Trump’s party. The...the religious issue, the importance of family, the abortion issue. This explains, in part, why one out of three Hispanics vote for Donald Trump and is so conservative.



JOSÉ DÍAZ-BALART, ANCHOR, TELEMUNDO: The explosive announcement adds more fuel to the fire of the harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric of Trump.



ILIA CALDERÓN, ANCHOR, UNIVISIÓN: Let's talk now about the immigration crisis. Those most affected by the harsh conditions of the road traveled by the Central American caravan are women and children. For them the risks are multiplied with the passing of the days, so some women are giving up go going from Mexico to the United States. As Jessica Zermeño tells us, there have also been allegations of sexual harassment.