At The Fix, the Washington Post’s political blogger Chris Cillizza, took a close look at the new Politico/George Washington University Battleground Poll (which we wrote about yesterday.) Cillizza came up with a number of “takeaways,” including this one on immigration: People are ready for immigration reform. While it’s not a top-of-mind issue (see point No.… Continue »

The ramp-up to the upcoming immigration reform legislative battle has started and will continue to play out in public over the coming months.  As America’s Voice Education Fund’s Executive Director Frank Sharry told USA Today, the legislative “measures that pass are those are litigated in public, in a loud debate.”  However, despite the impending noise,… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Americans Want it, Democrats Promised it, and Republicans Need it”  The ramp-up to the upcoming immigration reform legislative battle has started and will continue to play out in public over the coming months.  As America’s Voice Education Fund’s Executive Director Frank Sharry told USA Today, the legislative “measures that pass are those are… Continue »

When it comes to immigration reform, Americans want it, Democrats promised it, and Republicans need it.  And as a much-discussed Los Angeles Times article reveals, steps are being taken to deliver it: As soon as the confrontation over fiscal policy winds down, the Obama administration will begin an all-out drive for comprehensive immigration reform, including seeking a path to citizenship… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC – Cuando el río suena, piedras trae. Ya es público que un grupo bipartidista de ocho senadores negocia un plan de reforma migratoria amplia y que la administración de Barack Obama iniciará una agresiva ofensiva para impulsar dicha reforma en el Congreso y en el… Continue »

As politicians begin discussing immigration reform legislation for next year, one thing is crystal clear: citizenship is the solution. And according to a new national poll, a majority of the American people support it: A new POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground poll finds that 62 percent of those surveyed support an immigration reform proposal that would allow illegal or… Continue »

Cross-posted at “A MomsRising Blog Carnival on Protecting Family Unity, Strengthening Communities and Ensuring a Thriving Economy with the Contributions of Immigrants“: After Republicans reached an historic low among Latino voters in last month’s election, political analysts of all stripes began to say that the GOP should change its immigration plank and work with Democrats to enact reasonable and… Continue »