More and more prominent conservatives are speaking out against the GOP’s current hardline anti-immigrant platform, while noting the link between that platform and the party’s dangerously low levels of support among Latino voters.  While the volume of friendly advice is increasing, Mitt Romney and Congressional Republican leaders have yet... Continue »
Or Continue to Alienate the Fastest-Growing Group of New Voters?  Prominent conservative voices are speaking out against the Republican Party’s hardline immigration stance, while noting the inextricable link between the GOP’s current immigration positioning and the Party’s dangerously low levels of support from Latino voters.  While the volume of... Continue »
At Netroots Nation last weekend, America’s Voice Education Fund and Latino Decisions launched our new interactive Latino Vote website, designed to let voters play with a variety of factors that could make or break the election in November. Yesterday, Latino Decision’s Matt Barreto was on MSNBC’s Jansing & Co... Continue »
Last weekend at the Netroots Nation conference in Providence, Rhode Island, our panel on the Latino vote unveiled new tools to evaluate the impact Latino voters will have on the general election in November.  They include a new website for political analysis and an interactive voter map created by Latino Decisions and... Continue »
New tools to evaluate the impact Latino voters will have on the 2012 elections were unveiled this weekend at the Netroots Nation conference.  They include a new web site for political analysis and an interactive voter map created by Latino Decisions and our sister organization, America’s Voice Education Fund.... Continue »
As we reported yesterday, immigration lawyers, community leaders, and advocates representing a broad spectrum of Latino and immigrant communities declared the Department of Homeland Security’s implementation of prosecutorial discretion a failure and asked the Obama Administration to take immediate action to protect families, DREAM Act eligible youth, and those... Continue »
UPDATE: Heydi Mejia learned late yesterday that her deportation was deferred: Mejia’s reprieve came unannounced in a fax that arrived at her attorney’s office in the late afternoon. It represented the first step in what could be a long legal process, Malik said. “The Deferred Action will expire June... Continue »
It’s finally here!  Our panel at Netroots Nation 2012 discussing the importance of the Latino vote begins Saturday, June 9 at 10:30 AM. Speaking on the panel were Doug Rivlin from the Office of Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), ten-term Congressman and stalwart immigrant rights defender; Markos Moulitsas, founder and publisher of Daily Kos; Gaby Pacheco, an immigrant... Continue »
Two new polls show that both Latinos and non-Latinos continue to embrace common sense, federal immigration reform and a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.  While some politicians continue to hide from the issue, suggest tentative baby steps forward, or hope the states will step in, the American people are unequivocal: undocumented immigrants... Continue »