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Is Citizenship Extreme?

By Maribel Hastings, Senior Advisor at America’s Voice The House Judiciary Committee’s first hearing on immigration reform clarified that many Republicans are opposed to a clear path to citizenship. Even Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) identified the “question of the day” as whether there was a third way between two “extremes”: mass deportation and citizenship. … Continue reading »

Ciudadanía, ¿algo extremo?

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice WASHINGTON,   DC –   La primera audiencia del panel Judicial  de la Cámara  Baja sobre la reforma migratoria dejó en claro la oposición republicana a una clara vía a la ciudadanía e incluso el presidente del panel, Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), formuló la “pregunta del día” al … Continue reading »

Citizenship: The Mainstream Position in the Immigration Debate

During the House Judiciary Committee immigration hearing yesterday, Republicans’ attempted to define a policy that offers undocumented immigrants “legal residency but not a path to citizenship” as the “middle-ground option in the debate over immigration” according to the New York Times.  Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) asked, “Are there options we should consider between the extremes of … Continue reading »

Highlights: the DNC 2012 and Immigration

This week’s Democratic National Convention represented a clean break from the old and discredited conventional wisdom that for Democrats, immigration is an issue best avoided when talking to general election audiences.  Instead, and in contrast to last week’s Republican National Convention, Democrats embraced the new paradigm of immigration politics, one that recognizes that leaning into … Continue reading »

DNC Kicks Off with Major Contrasts on Immigration on Display

Ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention, a series of contrasts are on display regarding immigration policy and politics: Democratic and Republican Party Platforms on Immigration:  On immigration, the RNC’s official platform unveiled last week is a Kris Kobach-driven grab-bag of hardline anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies.  The RNC platform is filled with references to “illegal aliens,” linking undocumented … Continue reading »

As DNC Kicks Off, Major Contrasts on Immigration on Display

***MEDIA AVAILABILITY*** ***America’s Voice Available for Interviews at the Democratic National Convention*** Washington, DC – Ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention, a series of contrasts are on display regarding immigration policy and politics: Democratic and Republican Party Platforms on Immigration:  On immigration, the RNC’s official platform unveiled last week is a Kris Kobach-driven grab-bag of hardline anti-immigrant … Continue reading »