ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

In Citizenship Drives, Latinos Sign Up to Vote Against Trump

In Citizenship Drives, Latinos Sign Up to Vote Against Trump

Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced his campaign by accusing Mexico of sending over "killers" and "rapists" and promising to build a Great Wall on the nation's southern border.

IMG_0950.jpg

Months later, the thought of a Presidente Trump is motivating many Latinos to go through the naturalization process to become U.S. citizens — and vote against Trump.

A number of Latino, labor and immigration groups — including SEIU, Mi Familia Vota, NPNA, iAmerica, UFCW, Unite Here! and Latino Victory Foundation — have banded together under the "Stand Up to Hate" campaign, and this weekend many of them were sponsoring naturalization drives in states where organizers have seen a marked interest in the process.

Read more on NBC News.

Cubans Line Streets to Catch Glimpse of Obama As Two Presidents Meet

Cubans Line Streets to Catch Glimpse of Obama As Two Presidents Meet

Puerto Rico Miss Universe Contestant Stripped of Crown

Puerto Rico Miss Universe Contestant Stripped of Crown