One year out from the 2012 election, we've released a report that the Republican Party's stance on immigration—and what it means for their candidates' ability to compete for Latino voters—is shaping up as one of the major storylines this election cycle. The report finds that as Republicans continue... Continue »
Very powerful op-ed in The Hill, written by Professor Randall McGuire about the Border Patrol titled, Border Patrol abuses of human rights must be stopped. McGuire cuts right to the problem with Border Patrol. It's a "rogue agency." Continue »
Over a month after the nation's toughest immigration law took effect in Alabama, hundreds of Hispanic students are still missing from the state's public school system – and they are likely gone for good. Continue »
Dismissing vocal objections from Democrats, a House subcommittee acted Wednesday to authorize issuing a subpoena to the Department of Homeland Security for a huge trove of information about possible illegal aliens DHS declined to pick up after local law enforcement reported taking them into custody. Continue »
An unprecedented increase in the deportation of undocumented immigrants has left an estimated 5,100 children languishing in U.S. foster homes -- a troubling figure that could triple in the coming years, according to a November report from a New York-based advocacy group. Continue »
State governments have been grappling with the question of whether to provide in-state college tuition rates to illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. Now a Florida lawsuit is highlighting a rare practice of forbidding U.S.-born students — citizens by birth — from getting in-state tuition... Continue »
On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against South Carolina to block the implementation of SB 20, a divisive and dangerous anti-immigrant law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) earlier this year. Continue »
In El Salvador, in the spring of 2004, Fernando Quinteros-Mendoza was dating a woman who lived in a rough neighborhood riddled with gang violence. When Fernando started passing through the gang's territory, its members noticed. Continue »
An updated version of our report documents the GOP's immigration stance, the positions embraced by current 2012 contenders, & the role immigration plays in influencing the Latino vote. Continue »
Multiple Republican presidential contenders yesterday blasted the Justice Department for suing South Carolina over its egregiously misguided immigration law. Yet with the exception of Herman Cain, they have thus far remained silent on the devastating toll Alabama's own law is taking on families, businesses, and communities. Why... Continue »