Tomorrow’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform will likely throw a wrench in Fox News’ latest proclamation on immigration � and butcher a good bit of the conventional wisdom floating around here in Washington to boot. Last week, FOX News’ Trish Turner said of the upcoming hearing: "This... Continue »
“While immigration reform may be �controversial’ on rightwing radio and cable TV, it is �common sense’ to a majority of Americans,” said Frank Sharry, Executive director of America’s Voice. “Nearly 2/3 of the American people support a policy that brings immigrants who are here illegally out of the... Continue »
Chuck Todd: "The GOP better come up with a story about how they can be considered a national party when they can't keep a moderate Republican like Specter in the party. This was a survival decision by Specter because he has been chased out of the... Continue »
As usual, right-wing media is off blaming immigrants for everything wrong with the world. To recap: yes, swine flu is wreaking havoc in Mexico and has taken over a hundred lives there. Yes, it is a major disaster that needs to be tracked, treated, and contained - and our... Continue »
The New York Times / CBS poll conducted a telephone survey of 973 adults from April 22 to 26, 2009. The poll had a margin of error of +/-3%. Support for pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants higher in 2009 than in 2008. Forty-four percent of poll respondents supported... Continue »
As we look ahead to Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on common sense immigration reform, with a star lineup that includes former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, Dr. Joel Hunter of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and SEIU's Eliseo Medina, it's time once again to... Continue »