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Month: July 2015

Feds will monitor some Arizona polls

Federal observers and officials from the U.S. Department of Justice will monitor polls at Maricopa, Apache and Navajo counties on Election Day as voters cast their ballots for congressional, state and local candidates and 10 ballot propositions.

Take Action - Protect Our Vote, Fight Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Outrageous “Army”

This is truly sickening. Maricopa County’s infamous Sheriff Joe Arpaio just sent this shocking message to his followers: “STOP ILLEGALS FROM STEALING THE ELECTION! Our grassroots army of VOTER FRAUD PREVENTION VOLUNTEERS will stand vigilant across the nation. We will be the first and strongest line of defense to ensure that only legal citizens vote on November 2nd.”

Meg Whitman on Immigration: From New and Exciting to Mean and Typical

Today’s Los Angeles Times reports: “Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman has reignited a controversy that roiled her campaign for weeks, saying the undocumented housekeeper she employed for nine years should be deported….The deportation remark represents the kind of hard-line stance that Whitman sought to avoid for most of the campaign.” So much for Meg Whitman being a new kind of Republican on immigration. So much for Meg Whitman being the next governor of California.

The Immigration Dirty Dozen

The 2010 mid-term campaign season is shaping up to be a vicious election cycle. Here are some of the most outrageous candidate claims — consider this the Immigration Politics 2010 Wall of Shame.

REPORT: Immigration’s Dirty Dozen,12 of the Most Outrageous Candidate Statements in 2010

The 2010 mid-term campaign season is shaping up to be one of the most vicious and vitriolic in recent memory — especially when it comes to the issue of immigration. Distortions, lies, and stereotypes have dominated the airwaves when it comes to immigration, and Latino Americans in this nation. From threats of violence against immigrants to calls for mass deportation, candidates across the country are unleashing a torrent of extreme speech that is both alarming and un-American.

The Immigration "Dirty Dozen"

The 2010 mid-term campaign season is shaping up to be the most vicious, vitriolic election cycle in recent memory. The issue of immigration is a perfect example. Distortions, lies, and stereotypes dominate the airwaves when it comes to immigrants and Latinos. From threats of violence against immigrants to calls for mass deportation, candidates across the country are unleashing a torrent of hate speech that is both alarming and un-American.

Proud to support the rule of law and immigration, too (Rep. Luis Gutierrez)

One of the reasons we have not made progress in reforming our immigration system is that one side of the debate thinks of itself as the law and order side and frames those of us who have proposed comprehensive immigration reform as opposed to the rule of law. That shuts down the debate and makes it harder to arrive at a compromise, and it doesn’t happen to be true, either.