Press Releases

10/24/14 | Republican Opposition to Legislation and Executive Action Leaves Only One Policy Position Left to Support: The Broken Status Quo Washington, DC –In 2012, Republicans lost the White House in part because of their over-heated, anti-immigrant […] | Read More »

10/23/14 | During recent congressional debates over immigration, we called rabid anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King the leader of the Republican Party on immigration, recognizing that despite the leadership gavel in Speaker John Boehner’s hands, King was the real […] | Read More »

10/22/14 | Republican Candidates Demagogue Immigration and Border Security in 2014 at the Expense of GOP Viability in 2016 Washington, DC – Given the Republican Party’s need to improve its standing with Latino voters in order to win […] | Read More »

10/20/14 | Experts to Discuss New Poll Results and Implications for Upcoming Midterm and Presidential Elections Washington, DC – On a press call/webinar today, Matt Barreto, Co-Founder of Latino Decisions, and Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, […] | Read More »

10/14/14 | Republicans Candidates – Gardner, Beauprez and Coffman – Would Create Lasting Damage on Immigration and Other Top Issues As ballots are mailed to voters across the state today, Latino leaders in Colorado held a press […] | Read More »

10/14/14 | October 17, 2014 update: Grimes has announced she will be taking the ad down: Grimes campaign tells immigration-reform advocates she will pull offending ad and not use ‘the i word’ – #kysen #CIR — […] | Read More »

10/09/14 | As Greg Sargent of the Washington Post notes, recent GOP fear-mongering on immigration issues do not bode well for a party trying to rebrand itself to Latino voters in the lead up to 2016. His […] | Read More »

10/06/14 | New Analyses from the American Immigration Council and the Center for American Progress Demolish GOP Talking Point about “Unconstitutional” Nature of President Obama’s Impending Executive Action Washington, DC – Despite Republican assertions that executive action […] | Read More »

10/03/14 | As two must-reads by Jim Newell of Salon and Dara Lind of Vox highlight, recent comments from Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) suggesting the possibility of reform in 2015 are a trap designed to prevent the President from taking […] | Read More »

10/03/14 | “We Look to You, Mr. President, for Big, Bold, Unapologetic Administrative Relief” The most important comments from last night’s Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) annual gala did not come from President Obama, but rather Senator […] | Read More »

10/02/14 | For the first time since his decision to delay executive action, the President is slated to speak tonight to a group of Latino leaders at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Conference.  He shouldn’t be […] | Read More »

09/26/14 | Targeted for Deportation After Trying to Pay Traffic Ticket, Marinela Martinez-Magana is Overjoyed to Be Able to Stay with Family Today, in the wake of an inspiring rally that drew hundreds of supporters, Marinela Martinez-Magana—an […] | Read More »

09/26/14 | To listen to a recording of today’s call, click here. Yesterday, the Department of Defense announced that DACA recipients can now apply for enlistment into the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI)—a program open […] | Read More »

09/25/14 | CD-06 Congressman Rejects Bipartisan Senate Bill Because a 15-year Wait, Thousands of dollars in Fines, English classes and a Background Check Are Too “Automatic” of a Path  At Tuesday’s Denver Post debate between Rep. Mike Coffman […] | Read More »

09/25/14 | Opening MAVNI Program to DACAmented Youth Will Help Practically No One Today, the Department of Defense announced that DACA recipients can now apply for enlistment into the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI)—a program […] | Read More »

09/23/14 | Some Get Relief, Others Continue Painful Wait in Limbo President Obama decided to wait on immigration policy reforms until after the November mid-term elections.  But from now until November, scores of Ohio families—including many with […] | Read More »

09/18/14 | Following a procedural vote that failed on the Senate floor this evening, in which Senators Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) attempted to pass a procedural motion so they could bring forward a bill […] | Read More »

09/18/14 | Support for Legal Status, Path to Citizenship and Immigration Reform Remain Strong, Especially When Given Details Five public polls that included questions regarding immigration policy have been released in the past week.  Three were national […] | Read More »