America's Voice En Español »

 

Politics

policy-header

77% Americans support path to citizenship or legal status; 19% support deportation The Republican Party’s anti-immigrant obsession is driving the GOP in a dangerous direction.  Not only is the Party set to be blamed for shutting down the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), but the DHS funding battle is exposing rifts within the GOP, … Continue reading »

Once again, the GOP looks like they’re heading toward a government shutdown.  In the latest talks, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks like he might allow a vote on a clean DHS bill, while scheduling a separate vote defunding President Obama’s executive action.  What’s not is whether the House and the anti-immigrant right wing will go … Continue reading »

New polling from the highly-regarded Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) finds that the American public supports the President’s executive actions on immigration, prefers that Congress focus on passing immigration reform rather than trying to undo the immigration executive actions, and strongly supports a path to legal status and citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Among the key … Continue reading »

Updated June 1, 2015. Here’s a primer on each potential 2016 Democratic candidate’s history on immigrants and immigration reform, which we will continue to update as we monitor their rhetoric and policies on this issue. Related Report: Will Democrats Embrace the New Politics of Immigration in 2016? +Get more 2016 coverage from America’s Voice Candidates Covered in … Continue reading »

Here’s a primer on each potential 2016 Democratic candidate’s history on immigrants and immigration reform, which we will continue to update as we monitor their rhetoric and policies on this issue. Related Report: Will Democrats Embrace the New Politics of Immigration in 2016? +Get more 2016 coverage from America’s Voice Candidates Covered in this Research Governor Lincoln … Continue reading »

To: Interested Parties From: Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Date: May 2015 Re: Will Democrats Embrace the New Politics of Immigration in 2016? +View the PDF As the U.S. electorate has diversified, the path to victory for Democratic presidential candidates has changed dramatically.  Consider these two facts: In the 1988 presidential election, Democratic … Continue reading »