We’re ready to hold Republicans accountable for killing immigration reform in Congress. Are you? Colorado is a hugely important state as we approach elections this November. The growing immigrant population there is gaining political power and Latino, Asian and immigrant voters could decide the outcome of two key tight races. That’s why we’re throwing down… Continue »

We’ve been warning the GOP for years, but they didn’t listen.  Today, we are highlighting the GOP’s demographic demise in Colorado with a mock obituary, which will run as an online ad in the Aurora Sentinel.  View the ad online here. After the 2012 election, in which Barack Obama trounced Mitt Romney among Latino voters… Continue »

Immigration Groups Mark One Year Since Colorado Congressman Said “The Time for Comprehensive Immigration Reform is Now,” Then Ran Away One year ago today, the Denver Post ran an op-ed from Rep. Mike Coffman (R, CD-4) where the previously anti-immigrant congressman began to change his tune and called for immediate action on comprehensive immigration reform.… Continue »

Today, SEIU launched a series of Spanish-language TV ads designed to mobilize Latino voters and hold Republicans accountable for killing immigration reform this year. The six-figure ad campaign will air in Colorado, California, and Nevada, targeting the campaigns of Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO, who is running for Senate), Mike Coffman (R-CO), David Valadao (R-CA), and… Continue »

Latino Leaders React to Republican Candidate’s Call to Import Arizona-Style Immigration Law in Colorado While the Colorado GOP may have breathed a sigh of relief last month when anti-immigrant firebrand Tom Tancredo lost the gubernatorial primary, now the supposedly-mainstream candidate, Bob Beauprez, is taking up Tancredo’s mantle by aligning himself with Arizona governor, Jan Brewer,… Continue »

EDIT: Speaking of Colorado, the Republican challenger for governor, Bob Beauprez, apparently thinks Colorado should its own version of SB 1070, the Arizona anti-immigrant law that was largely struck down in 2012.  We’re guessing his idea isn’t going to be too popular with Latino voters. Not only has the GOP killed legislative immigration reform, they’re actively… Continue »

We told you.  If Republicans didn’t act on immigration reform before the July 4th recess, they’d be walking themselves over the demographic cliff. It’s been nearly two years since Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign so clearly demonstrated the importance of Latino voters in national politics. His now famous “self-deportation” strategy won him a dismal 27 percent… Continue »

Experts Discuss Data Released in New Report, Results of Gubernatorial Primary, and Role of Immigration as Mobilizing Factor for Latino Voters in Colorado Home to one of the fastest growing Latino electorates in the country, Colorado is set to steal the national spotlight in House, Senate and Gubernatorial races this November with immigration playing a… Continue »

Today is primary day in Colorado, which means that the moment of truth is at hand for Tom Tancredo and the GOP. As we’ve written about before, Tom Tancredo and his anti-immigrant history is so toxic for Republicans that all kinds of weird stuff is happening in order to try and prevent Tancredo from winning the… Continue »

As the Obama Administration continues to delay action on fixing his administration’s deportation policy, we’re seeing more indications, via NBC/WSJ’s latest poll, that his approval rating has suffered with Latino voters.  From the Wall Street Journal: Another ominous trend for Democrats heading into a midterm election that tends to swing on turnout: Mr. Obama has… Continue »