Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice CHARLOTTE, North Carolina  –  Es una contienda electoral que mira al pasado y al futuro. Digamos que un poco más al pasado lejano e inmediato. Citando a su icónico Ronald Reagan, los republicanos preguntan  a los votantes si están mejor ahora que hace cuatro años, cuando Barack… Continue »

Ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention, a series of contrasts are on display regarding immigration policy and politics: Democratic and Republican Party Platforms on Immigration:  On immigration, the RNC’s official platform unveiled last week is a Kris Kobach-driven grab-bag of hardline anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies.  The RNC platform is filled with references to “illegal aliens,” linking undocumented… Continue »

***MEDIA AVAILABILITY*** ***America’s Voice Available for Interviews at the Democratic National Convention*** Washington, DC – Ahead of this week’s Democratic National Convention, a series of contrasts are on display regarding immigration policy and politics: Democratic and Republican Party Platforms on Immigration:  On immigration, the RNC’s official platform unveiled last week is a Kris Kobach-driven grab-bag of hardline anti-immigrant… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice CHARLOTTE, Carolina del Norte – Barack Obama ha hecho historia en los estadios. Aceptó la nominación presidencial de 2008 en el estadio Invesco de Denver, Colorado con la promesa de cambio. Ahora aceptará la nominación a un segundo periodo en el estadio Bank of America de Charlotte… Continue »

On Tuesday night, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the first Latino to give the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention. He has been major Latino surrogate for Obama. And, Castro is from the same part of Texas as House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith. There couldn’t be a more stark contrast on immigration than the… Continue »

***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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »