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The Drumbeat for Immigration Reform and Citizenship Continues

Continuing in the news today is the drumbeat of how 2013 will be the year for immigration reform.  After all, Americans want it, Democrats have promised it, and Republicans need it.  Politico’s piece today, entitled “Immigration waits in the wings,” gives an update for the plans being made to advance immigration reform: President Barack Obama … Continue reading »

‘Qué Pasa’ in Immigration: Citizenship for the 11 Million

Today, we’re bringing back “Qué Pasa in Immigration,” a weekly roundup of  news, opinion, and links from Spanish-Language online news publications: This week in Qué Pasa in Immigration, Spanish-language press lifts up a variety of voices calling for action on immigration reform. From children to Latino and civil rights leaders, a clear message was sent to Congress … Continue reading »

UWD's Cristina Jimenez Tells Jorge Ramos that DREAMers Want "Toda La Enchilada" in 2013

If our latest video doesn’t have you amped up enough about next year, check out this short (but fabulous) interview that United We Dream’s Cristina Jimenez did on Al Punto last Sunday, in which she explains to Jorge Ramos how and why UWD has resolved to push for citizenship for all 11 million undocumented immigrants … Continue reading »

New Video: From the Latino Vote in 2012 to Immigration Reform in 2013

A new video from America’s Voice Education Fund, “From the Latino Vote in 2012 to Immigration Reform in 2013,” captures the Republican Party’s challenge with respect to Latino voters and the GOP’s need to push for immigration reform. The video starts with Ronald Reagan arguing for “amnesty,” followed by Mitt Romney announcing hardline immigration positions … Continue reading »

From the Latino Vote in 2012 to Immigration Reform in 2013

A new video from America’s Voice Education Fund, “From the Latino Vote in 2012 to Immigration Reform in 2013,” captures the Republican Party’s challenge with respect to Latino voters and the GOP’s need to push for immigration reform. The video starts with Ronald Reagan arguing for “amnesty,” followed by Mitt Romney announcing hardline immigration positions … Continue reading »

Latino Leaders & Republican Pollsters Agree on Something: GOP Needs to Change its Immigration Ways

Latinos and the Republican Party haven’t seen eye-to-eye much recently.  However, leaders of prominent Latino-focused organizations and leading Republican pollsters each made news yesterday and reached a similar conclusion: the Republican Party needs to play ball on real immigration reform or else pay an escalating political price.  There’s a consensus that changing demographics and the … Continue reading »

Latino Leaders & Republican Pollsters Agree: GOP Needs to Change its Immigration Ways

Changing Demographics & Corrosive GOP Image Among Latinos a Recipe for Increasing Political Irrelevance Unless Party Adapts on Immigration Latinos and the Republican Party haven’t seen eye-to-eye much recently.  However, leaders of prominent Latino-focused organizations and leading Republican pollsters each made news yesterday and reached a similar conclusion: the Republican Party needs to play ball … Continue reading »