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Defying Conventional Wisdom, Even Republicans Favor Citizenship/Permission to Remain by 68% to 31% A newly-released poll from Gallup shows that the American public, by a margin of 79% to 19%, supports immigration reform that allows undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States.  The same poll shows that Republicans support legalizing undocumented immigrants by more than a 2-1 margin. … Continue reading »

Donald Trump, who is currently leading the Republican presidential contest in national polling, claims he will win the Latino vote in 2016.  However, new polling from NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo underscores the ridiculousness of Trump’s boast, demonstrating instead that the vast majority of Latino voters hold an unfavorable view towards Trump.  For example, 75% view Trump negatively, 61% view … Continue reading »

The GOP base may be warming up to Donald Trump, according to two news polls. But, a deeper dive into the numbers spells trouble for his prospects. Yesterday, USAToday/Suffolk University released its latest poll showing that Trump has taken the lead among GOP contenders. He leads Jeb Bush 17% – 14%. Two things stand out … 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 »

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 »

To: Interested Parties From: Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Date:  April 2015 Re: 2016 Republicans and Immigration – What They Say, What They Mean, & Why it Matters Updated April 8, 2015 +View the PDF As the 2016 presidential cycle kicks into higher gear, the emerging Republican field is stuck between an anti-immigrant … Continue reading »