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New polling from Reuters/Ipsos finds that a majority of Americans support the DAPA/DACA expansion executive actions that the Supreme Court will consider in the US v Texas case. “This poll shows, once again, that our position is the mainstream position in America,” said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund.  “These immigration policies are popular, in line … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry: “While most Americans embrace newcomers and policies that welcome them, most Republicans do not.” Amidst ongoing attention to the vile rhetoric and nativist proposals from Donald Trump – and strongly backed by his supporters – new polling from Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) adds a welcome reminder that the majority of Americans are not swayed … Continue reading »

New polling shows that, once again, the general electorate is overwhelmingly in favor of an immigration solution that includes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.  Add those who favor a path to legal status (not citizenship) and by a large margin Americans favor “give them a chance to stay” over “make them leave the … Continue reading »

2016 Election Coverage from America's Voice

Here’s an updated primer on where each of the 2016 Republican candidates stand on immigrants and immigration reform. For more 2016 election coverage from America’s Voice, visit AmericasVoice.org/2016. Candidates Covered in this Research Official Candidates Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) Dr. Ben Carson Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) Donald Trump … Continue reading »

Here’s an updated primer on where each of the 2016 Democratic candidates stand on immigrants and immigration reform. For more 2016 election coverage from America’s Voice, visitAmericasVoice.org/2016. Candidates Covered in this Research Official Candidates Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) 2016 Dropouts Governor Lincoln Chafee (D-RI) Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) Secretary of State Hillary … 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 »