The Tuesday night Florida GOP primary is fast approaching, and the leading Republican contenders keep outdoing each other on who is more anti-immigrant. The funny thing is that they're both fatootsed -- mostly with each other -- when anyone calls them anti-immigrant. It's ridiculous. Continue »
On Wednesday, Mitt Romney told Univision's Jorge Ramos that he wasn't Mexican-American. The next day, Mitt Romney told CNN debate watchers that he was the son of immigrants and "My father was born in Mexico." He's conveniently Mexican-American now. Continue »
There are a few days left until the Florida primary and Senator Marco Rubio –- Florida's anti-immigrant golden boy -- is on it. He's the GOP's choice candidate for Vice President, thinking once again that just because he has a Latino last name, he'll be able to deliver the... Continue »
Given that Latino voters across the country view immigration as a defining, threshold issue and noting how Mitt Romney has embraced a hardline immigration stance, it may surprise some observers that Romney continues to poll ahead of other candidate alternatives among Florida Latinos in the upcoming primary election. Continue »
More than a million Hispanic voters are the prize as Republican presidential rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich resume campaigning after a feisty, final debate before Florida's GOP primary. Romney was the aggressor in the second debate in four days Thursday night, pressing Gingrich to apologize for an ad... Continue »
Newt Gingrich pulled a Spanish-language radio ad that called Mitt Romney "anti-immigrant" on Wednesday, but what's surprising is not that the ad aired, but that he gave Gingrich so much material to work with. Continue »
Five days ahead of his state's primary – an election in which he promises to remain neutral – former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday cautioned the contenders to soften their assaults, avoid a "circular firing squad," and connect personally with swing voters in the most diverse primary yet. Continue »
On behalf of all those Latino voters who have figured out that the Obama administration is the most hostile to Latino immigrants of any administration in the last half century and who are looking for an alternative, let me say this to the Republican presidential candidates: "Bienvenidos to Florida!... Continue »
ALABAMA'S immigration law, boasted Micky Hammon, an Alabama legislator and one of its co-authors, "attacks every aspect of an illegal immigrant's life. They will not stay in Alabama…This bill is designed to make it difficult for them to live here so they will deport themselves." Continue »
The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee on Thursday previewed new legislation that would help industry recruiters, but the committee also heard that the state's anti-immigration law is being used against them by other states. Continue »