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What We Know: Romney, the Republicans, and Immigration

***MEDIA AVAILABILITY*** ***America’s Voice Available for Interviews at the Democratic National Convention*** Washington, DC – With the final night of the Republican National Convention behind us, below are the major takeaways about where Mitt Romney’s Republican Party stands on immigrants and immigration reform: 1.  Primary and Platform Immigration Positions Hold:  Despite predictions that Mitt Romney … Continue reading »

More Voices Slam GOP’s Approach to Immigration

Another day, another group of prominent voices criticizing Mitt Romney and the Republican Party’s hardline drift on immigration, and the Party’s subsequent hemorrhaging of Latino support.  As the following excerpts make clear, the consensus of an increasing number of observers is that Republican Party’s immigration strategy is not only bad policy, but bad politics. Here’s … Continue reading »

ICYMI: More Voices Slam GOP’s Approach to Immigration Policy & Politics

Washington, DC – Another day, another group of prominent voices criticizing Mitt Romney and the Republican Party’s hardline drift on immigration, and the Party’s subsequent hemorrhaging of Latino support.  As the following excerpts make clear, the consensus of an increasing number of observers is that Republican Party’s immigration strategy is not only bad policy, but bad … Continue reading »

Voto latino en la Florida, a ritmo de salsa y son

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice TAMPA, Florida – Para John Sununu, ex gobernador de New Hampshire y uno de los voceros del casi nominado presidencial republicano, Mitt Romney, el que la Convención Nacional Republicana se lleve a cabo en la Florida es indicativo de la importancia que se le está dando al … Continue reading »

Kris Kobach Continues to set the Immigration Agenda for the GOP, Despite Concerns from Prominent Republicans

Apparent by its party platform, the reins of the Republican Party’s immigration policy are in the hands of hardliners, led by anti-immigrant legal architect Kris Kobach. Ahead of this week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, some prominent Republican politicians, Party strategists, and conservative observers spoke out against the GOP’s hardline drift on immigration, recognizing the … Continue reading »

A Letter to Republicans, From Jorge Ramos

Editor’s Note: This article is an English translation from the original Spanish article, published on Univision.com, by Jorge Ramos. You can read it, en español, here. Since Ronald Reagan, any Republican candidate that gets less than a third of the Latino vote will lose the election. Dear Republicans: You will lose the Hispanic vote in … Continue reading »

Breaking News: Major Parts of Alabama and Georgia Anti-Immigrant Law Are Struck Down

Some news coming out of the 11th circuit court today regarding the Alabama and Georgia anti-immigrant laws — According to Ben Winograd at Immigration Impact: In a series of decisions issued Monday afternoon, a federal appeals court in Atlanta struck down major portions of controversial immigration laws passed by Alabama and Georgia—including a provision requiring … Continue reading »

Anti-Immigrant Extremists Stand Against Historic Day

The beginning of deferred action made for quite an historic day yesterday, with tens of thousands of DREAMers lining up from Chicago to El Paso to Los Angeles waiting to receive assistance on their applications.  Yet in the midst of a nationwide celebration and day of victory, there remained the anti-immigrant extremists from the peanut … Continue reading »

Immigrant Rights Activists Send in Words of Encouragement for DREAMers Requesting Deferred Action

As DREAMers lined up to attend events around the country yesterday to learn more about the deferred action process and get help filling out their applications, America’s Voice decided to honor the day by sharing with our list of advocates the true meaning of the day — straight from the DREAMers themselves. With help from … Continue reading »

Fórmula presidencial republicana: ignorando el voto latino

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice El sábado en Manassas, Virginia, y en medio de la euforia generada por el reciente nombramiento de su compañero de fórmula, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney hablaba sobre sus propuestas para un Estados Unidos con menor ingerencia gubernamental y mayores oportunidades para su gente. En un momento dado … Continue reading »