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Pili Tobar Joins America’s Voice

America’s Voice today announced the hiring of Pili Tobar as Managing Director. According to Tobar, “As the immigrant community faces an onslaught of attacks from the Trump administration and the President’s Deportation Force, I am glad to have the opportunity to be back on the frontlines. I look forward to working with our colleagues in … Continue reading »

It’s Official: Governor McCrory and Senator Burr Fully Embrace Trump Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Meanwhile at DNC, Undocumented Immigrants Take the Stag On Monday night, Governor McCrory and Senator Richard Burr joined Donald Trump on stage for a rally in Winston-Salem, ending months of speculation surrounding their support for him. It is clear now that McCrory and Burr have fully embraced Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda for the country, and they will be his … Continue reading »

At Cleveland ICE Office, Immigration Advocates Protest Rebecca Adducci and Rogue ICE Officials

Rebecca Adducci and rogue Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in the Cleveland ICE Office are at it again. Luis Nicasio Padilla, of Painesville, is one of countless fathers and mothers in NE Ohio’s vibrant Hispanic community who are being placed into deportation proceedings and ordered summarily removed, with no consideration of their families, children, strong ties, … Continue reading »

What We Know & What We Don’t Know About the Future of Immigration Reform

Boehner’s Comments Sow Confusion; Latino Media, Others Strongly Critical Washington, DC – Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) yesterday threw cold water on the prospects of immigration reform, while managing to sow additional seeds of confusion about his intentions for reform: What We Don’t Know – What Is John Boehner Really Saying About Reform? … Continue reading »

Speaker Boehner: We Won’t Go to Conference With Senate Immigration Bill

To Date, House Republicans Defined By Their Only Immigration Vote this Congress – Steve King’s DREAMer Deportation Amendment Washington, DC – Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) saidtoday, that while the House GOP is still trying to figure out a way forward on immigration reform, “We have no intention of ever going to conference … Continue reading »

Republican & Conservative Movement Leaders Support Immigration Reform

Updated September 13, 2013 Republican & Conservative Movement Leaders Support Immigration Reform Since the 2012 election, leading Republican and conservative voices are calling for a new Republican approach to immigration, as evidenced by the following quotes: Republican Elected Officials Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), wrote in an op-ed, “Everybody agrees that America’s immigration system is broken, … Continue reading »

New Post Election Scorecard

Our new post-election scorecard documents how the immigration issue played out in several House and Senate races across the country.  Find recaps of the House and Senate races monitored throughout the 2012 cycle, including relevant demographic information, a description of the role immigration played in the campaign, updated information on each race’s outcome, and analysis about what the results mean.

Republicans fail to improve their image among Latinos, but have opportunity on education

Cross-Posted at Latino Decisions and Latino Vote Matters: The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll released today revealed a continued trend in support for President Obama, and increased dissatisfaction with Republican outreach towards Latino voters, with a possible opening for Romney on his education plan. [Full week 7 results posted here] Overall, seventy-two percent of Latino … Continue reading »

The Latino Vote and Down Ticket Races in Nevada

Cross-Posted at Latino Decisions and Latino Vote Matters: While presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s anemic support among Latinos is likely to weaken his prospects in states with large or emerging Latino voting populations, it is less clear whether his unpopularity among Latinos will spill-over to down ticket races; an issue of particular import for … Continue reading »

NBC/WSJ/Telemundo Poll: Among Latinos, Obama Leads Romney 67% – 23%

This afternoon, NBC, the Wall Street Journal and Telemundo released its latest polling, which includes an oversampling of Latino voters. The President maintains a commanding lead: President Barack Obama remains broadly popular with Hispanics, a key voting bloc in this fall’s election, according to new data from the NBC-Wall Street Journal-Telemundo poll. The president leads presumptive Republican … Continue reading »