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Roundup: Reaction to Latino Decisions Poll on SB 1070 and the Presidential Election

Yesterday’s webinar revealed the results from polling national latino voters, which included negative sentiments toward Arizona’s SB 1070, unenthusiastic feelings about Mitt Romney regarding his views about SB 1070, and more trust in the democratic party when it comes to immigration. Here’s what others in the media had to say about it. According to Elise … Continue reading »

New Latino Decisions Poll Shows Obama in Strong Lead with Latinos

In New Analysis, Pollsters Also Outline Methods Used to Capture Latino Voter Opinion Accurately Washington, DC – After a busy month of immigration news, including the Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s SB 1070 law and President Obama’s decision to protect DREAMers from deportation, a new nationwide poll of Latino voters conducted by Latino Decisions finds … Continue reading »

New Latino Decisions Poll Shows Obama in Strong Lead with Latinos

July 2012 In New Analysis, Pollsters Also Outline Methods Used to Capture Latino Voter Opinion Accurately After a busy month of immigration news, including the Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s SB 1070 law and President Obama’s decision to protect DREAMers from deportation, a new nationwide poll of Latino voters conducted by Latino Decisions finds that … Continue reading »

In Georgia, Anti-immigrant Law's "Harmful Effects Already Being Felt"

Alabama and its anti-immigrant legislative vendetta have been in the news for the past few weeks. And we’re awaiting a Supreme Court decision on Arizona’s SB 1070. But we can’t forget about the other states that have passed these ugly laws — like Georgia. Writing at Huffington Post on the anniversary of the passage of Georgia’s … Continue reading »

Consequences of Mitt Romney’s Immigration Approach on Display in Alabama

Since the early stages of the GOP primary, Mitt Romney has championed extremist immigration policies like “self-deportation,” a radical right-wing strategy that aims to purge America of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in our country.  This policy, developed by Romney advisor Kris Kobach, has been passed into law by a handful of states.  Although … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Consequences of Mitt Romney’s Immigration Approach on Display in Alabama

Farmers Reduce Production, Take Other Drastic Measures Since the early stages of the GOP primary, Mitt Romney has championed extremist immigration policies like “self-deportation,” a radical right strategy that aims to purge America of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in our country.  This policy, developed by Romney advisor Kris Kobach, has been passed into law … Continue reading »

Judge Urges ICE to Reconsider Deportation of Josue Diaz and “Southern 32”

Yesterday, four members of the “Southern 32” appeared in New Orleans immigration court, where a judge granted them temporary relief from deportation while ICE considers their requests for prosecutorial discretion.  The judge refused to move forward with their deportation cases even though the ICE lawyer arrived in court determined to press the cases forward, despite … Continue reading »