Yesterday, outgoing Republican Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX) and Jon Kyl (AZ) held a press conference to announce the Achieve Act, a scaled-down version of the DREAM Act which offers legal status to young undocumented immigrants but not necessarily citizenship. The Achieve Act would cover DREAMers who are currently younger than 28 (or younger than 32… Continue »

For a Republican Party in need of a new brand image on immigration and a big change with Latino voters, their initial legislative efforts are not measuring up to the depths of their challenges. Yesterday, retiring Senators Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) introduced the ACHIEVE Act, a more restrictive alternative to the… Continue »

For a Republican Party in need of a new brand image on immigration and a big change with Latino voters, their initial legislative efforts are not measuring up to the depths of their challenges. Yesterday, retiring Senators Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) introduced the ACHIEVE Act, a more restrictive alternative to the… Continue »

Cross-posted at Latino Decisions, Latino Vote Matters, and Daily Kos: The results of the 2012 election have awakened the Republican Party to their impending demographic disaster. Substantial growth in the size and power of the Latino vote—and an overwhelming tilt in that vote against their nominee—paints a bleak future for Republican electability. Coupled with startling… Continue »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is one of the worst anti-immigrant extremists our movement has ever had to contend with — and you and other activists on our side have officially voted him Turkey of the Year! With his history of racial profiling and corruption, we all probably have worse names for Sheriff Joe Arpaio –but in… Continue »

In August 2010, Ipsos Public Affairs conducted a pollof 601 registered voters in Colorado for Reuters. The margin of error for the poll is +/- 4.0% for the sample of registered voters; +/-4.6% for likely voters; +/-6.1% for the subsample of registered Democrats; and +/-5.9% for the subsample of registered Republicans. Two-thirds of Colorado voters… Continue »

In May 2010, NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo polled 700 adults, with an oversample of 300 Hispanic adults. The margin of error was +/- 3.7% for the full sample, and +/- 5.66% for the Hispanic oversample. Sixty-five percent of Americans support allowing undocumented immigrants to become citizens if they pay a fine, learn English and go to… Continue »

In May 2010, GfK conducted polls of 1,002 adults and of 901 Hispanic adults for the AP and Univision. The margin of error is +/-4.3% for the sample of all adults, and +/-5.3% for the sample of Hispanic adults. Fifty-nine percent of the public, and 86% of Hispanics, support providing a pathway for citizenship to undocumented… Continue »

On behalf of the Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and American Viewpoint conducted a random survey of 1,515 registered voters in California from March 23-30, 2010.  The poll questioned voters about a variety of policy issues as well as the political landscape in California and nationwide.  The margin… Continue »

March 2010 – Public Policy Institute of California Statewide Poll on Californians and their Government The Public Policy Institute of California conducted a statewide poll of 2,002 Californian residents from March 9 to 16, 2010.  The margin of error was +/- 2%.   Strong majorities of all adults and likely voters in California believe immigration policy… Continue »