Immigration became the hottest issue in the California gubernatorial race last week, as controversy raged over Republican candidate Meg Whitman's treatment of undocumented former housekeeper Nicky Díaz Santillan, and Whitman and Democratic nominee Jerry Brown squared off in a Univisión-sponsored debate at California State University-Fresno. Continue »
Media moguls Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch and economist Robert Rubin called on Congress to pass sensible comprehensive immigration reform. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced a comprehensive bill that would move the issue forward. Continue »
Meg Whitman will likely be spending at least the next several days fending off questions about how she treated a low-wage domestic worker in her own home. Continue »
Check out America's Voice new weekly resource on immigration politics, leading up to November's election-- SUBSCRIBE and get Immigration Insider in your inbox every Tuesday-- absolutely gratis. "A vote on the DREAM Act is delayed, but the debate itself could boost Dems' chances this fall. GOP Congressman blasts... Continue »
Today, SEIU, Mi Familia Vota Civic Participation Campaign, and America's Voice are launching Spanish-language radio ads in nine media markets around the country. Continue »
Via Culture Kitchen's Liza Sabater, Massachussetts Senator Scott Brown has come out with an ugly attack on the DREAM Act, attempting to smear Harvard University's President in the process. Of course, the irony is thick: the reason that ROTC is banned from Harvard's campus is that the program... Continue »
House Republicans will finally unveil a new governing agenda Thursday morning. But it includes little that hasn't already appeared in numerous Republican leadership talking points over the past two years. Continue »
"The best and the brightest of our nation's immigrant community – who want to go to college and serve in our military – just had the door slammed in their face by the GOP. The fight will continue, but today marks a new low for a party that... Continue »
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday stalled a Senate measure to allow children of undocumented immigrants to get on a path to citizenship Continue »
Yesterday, the non-partisan Migration Policy Institute released a report entitled, "The Demographic Impact of Repealing Birth," finding that the controversial idea birthed by some GOP senators of repealing the 14th amendment would, over the next ten years, actually increase illegal immigration by another 5 million people. Continue »