In the Voter Guide to the Candidates on Immigration Reform, America's Voice reviews the candidates' positions on immigration in fifty-four competitive races in nineteen states. These include seven gubernatorial, six U.S. Senate, and forty-one U.S. House races in which Latino and immigrant voters could help decide the outcome.
America’s Voice Research on Immigration Reform
After the 2010 Census, new Members of Congress in states like Georgia and South Carolina as well as Arizona and Texas will owe their positions, in part, to the expanding Latino population. In states whose Congressional delegations are shrinking overall, Latino voters are gaining power as they expand their share of the electorate.
In 2010, Latino voters are poised to play a crucial role in key House, Senate, and gubernatorial races across the country. This updated report lays out trends in Latino voting patterns over the last several years, and examines some of the factors that motivate and influence this segment of the electorate.
Check out America's Voice new weekly resource, "Immigration Insider," which takes an in-depth look at immigration politics, leading up to the November election.
Latino voters have the power to change the outcome of a number of crucial races in 2010. Whether they make the choice to vote or the choice to stay home will be decisive. Recent polls attempt to answer the all-important question of turnout. While it is too soon to tell whether Latino turnout will be up or down, the polls illuminate a number of factors that will determine the outcome.
If the allegations made this week by her former housekeeper turn out to be true, California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman (R) is more than a little hypocritical when it comes to employers who hire undocumented immigrants. Following is a quick recap of the various immigration positions Meg Whitman has held to date.
Introduced by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Patirck Leahy (D-VT) on September 29,2010, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010 addresses the many ways in which our immigration system is broken, and offers a complete solution to end illegal immigration and restore fairness to our immigration laws. Following is a summary of the legislation.
On September 29, 2010, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010. The Act addresses the many ways in which our immigration system is broken, and offers a complete solution to end illegal immigration and restore fairness to our immigration laws. These are the highlights.