En un nuevo memorándum, America’s Voice repasa encuestas disponibles realizadas en distritos específicos y solamente republicanos. Los dos puntos clave son: 1)     En distritos republicanos al Congreso encuestados, la reforma migratoria es muy popular. Encuestas disponibles sobre migración en distritos específicos, llevadas a cabo el año pasado tanto por encuestadores demócratas como republicanos en 25 diferentes… Continue »

The need for immigration reform with a path to citizenship is receiving a stirring defense from both the left and right this week.  One day after Republican Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA) called legalization without citizenship “un-American,” labor leader Richard Trumka of the AFL-CIO is making an attainable path to citizenship his line in the sand.… Continue »

In a new memo, America’s Voice reviews available district-specific and Republican-only polling.  The two key points: 1)      In district-specific polling of Republican-held congressional seats, immigration reform is very popular.   Available district-specific immigration polling, conducted in the past year by both Democratic and Republican-affiliated pollsters in 25 different Republican-held districts, shows consistent and broad public… Continue »

DREAMers, Advocates, and a Constituent from McMorris Rodgers’ District Lay Out Expectations Ahead of GOP Retreat The 2014 immigration debate in the House is about to kick off, and pro-reform leaders and constituents of key House Republicans have some words of advice for the House GOP: turn those principles into legislation and do it fast. … Continue »

In advance of a House Republican summit and statement of principles on immigration that is expected to mention legalization — but not citizenship — for undocumented immigrants, one House Republican is firing back against the idea of preventing people from becoming citizens. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) told Jorge Ramos yesterday that “you have to have some type… Continue »

The Mastermind of the GOP’s politically catastrophic self-deportation strategy, Mark Krikorian, that leading anti-immigrant voice, posted another screed from his perch at National Review. Times are tough for the Tanton anti-immigrant network. The political tide has turned against them. So, it’s no surprise that Krikorian has reached a new-low, referring to Frank Sharry as “the Professor Moriarty at… Continue »

Wall Street Journal: State of the Union: Immigration Airtime During Obama’s Presidency By Laura Meckler Washington Post: Who’s sitting with whom? By Ed O’Keefe Associated Press: Obama: Time to ‘fix our broken immigration system’ Huffington Post: Obama At SOTU: ‘Let’s Get Immigration Reform Done This Year’ By Elise Foley Los Angeles Times: Obama careful on… Continue »

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to the immigration portion of tonight’s State of the Union address: We didn’t expect much from the speech on immigration reform, and the President met our expectations.  But we understand.  In the crazy world of Washington, DC, the more he… Continue »

Se anticipa una buena semana para la reforma migratoria: qué ver en el Estado de la Unión y en el retiro de la Cámara Baja republicana Washington, DC – Esta noche, el presidente Obama dará a conocer el Estado de la Unión. A lo largo del fin de semana, expertos y reporteros especularon obsesivamente acerca… Continue »