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Costs & Consequences of Inaction on Immigration — Rep. Pearce Risks His Own and the GOP’s Future

Republicans in the House of Representatives seem to be planning to run out the clock on immigration reform this Congress, to the detriment of the country, New Mexico, and their own political interests. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and his fellow Republicans have offered weak excuses for their inaction, despite the fact that … Continue reading »

Gov. Martinez' New Petition Tries to Strip "Illegal" Immigrants of Driver's Licenses

In New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez is adding insult to injury for immigrants, with a new petition to repeal driver’s licenses for the undocumented — that refers to them as “illegal.” Gov. Martinez has long crusaded on repealing driver’s licenses for the state’s undocumented population, one of the few in the country legally allowed to … Continue reading »

Over 1000 Gather to Hear Reps. Beto O’Rourke (D) and Steve Pearce (R) Discuss Better Border Bill

Saturday was an historic day in Anthony, New Mexico. More than 1,000 people gathered at a church to hear from two Congressmen – a Democrat and a Republican – about how to make the border a safer place for migrants who travel through and people who live there.  It was the 15th anniversary assembly of the Border … Continue reading »

New Mexico's Gov. Martinez Determined to Keep Pushing Repeal of Driver's Licenses

What is this, 2010? The New Mexico legislative session begins today, and one of the issues on the agenda is, unfortunately, Governor Susana Martinez‘s ongoing push to repeal driver’s licenses for immigrants living in the state. It’s an issue that Martinez had been dogged about since becoming Governor in 2011, and one that has earned … Continue reading »

In New Mexico, Over 300 Immigration Reform Activists March On Offices of GOP And Rep. Steve Pearce

August recess–a whole stretch of time from early August to early September when Congress is not in session–is coming up, and for immigration reform advocates that means one thing: mobilizing in Congressional districts across the nation to make it clear that we want immigration reform, now. Some local advocacy groups in California and across the … Continue reading »

New Latino Vote Polling from Key Battleground States: Watch Live-stream Here!

Can Mitt Romney overcome his hardline immigration positions and meet his campaign’s ambitious goal of 38% of the Latino vote, in Florida and nationwide? Can Barack Obama build a strong enough case about his immigration record to energize and mobilize the Latino and immigrant community here and across the country? How will the issue of immigration reform … Continue reading »

Hispanos de Nuevo México con Obama

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Aún en un estado gobernado por una republicana hispana, Susana Martínez, un 69% de los votantes hispanos de Nuevo México planifica votar por el presidente Barack Obama comparado con 24% que piensa hacerlo por el contendor republicano Mitt Romney, según la última entrega del … Continue reading »

New Latino Vote Polling from Key Battleground States: View Polling, Panel Discussions Here

Can Mitt Romney overcome his hardline immigration positions and meet his campaign’s ambitious goal of 38% of the Latino vote, in Florida and nationwide? Can Barack Obama build a strong enough case about his immigration record to energize and mobilize the Latino and immigrant community here and across the country? How will the issue of immigration reform … Continue reading »