The Obamas' twin appearances on "Piolín por la Mañana," heard across the country on Univision Radio, are a testament to the ballooning political power of the Spanish language news media. Continue »
In an election year when Democrats are accusing the GOP of being anti-immigrant, Hispanic candidates are poised to make historic gains Tuesday – on the Republican ticket. Continue »
Turn on the television in any state near the border with Mexico, and before long you'll see a Republican campaign ad that looks something like this one: "I'm standing in New Mexico," the candidate says, "and on the other side of that fence is the murder capital of the... Continue »
The language in this mailer is similar to an ad Angle released last month, also calling Reid the "best friend an illegal alien ever had." The ad featured menacing men with flashlights walking along a chain-link fence beside images of innocent-looking families and working people. "Illegals sneaking across... Continue »
In Nevada, Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle has released one of the most offensive television ads of the 2010 election cycle. With only four weeks to Nov. 2, that's saying a lot. The controversial ad uses immigration as a wedge issue, attacking Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) for his support... Continue »
CA-Gov debate highlights Whitman's immigration hypocrisy following housekeeper kerfuffle. Poll shows DREAM debate helped Dems with Latino voters. Murdoch, Bloomberg latest to lobby Congress for immigration reform. Menendez introduces comprehensive bill; Hatch fires back with enforcement-only. DREAM Act helps spur unprecedented GOTV efforts across the country. Continue »
A poll released Tuesday suggests outrage over Arizona-style immigration bills — including one authored by Rep. Stephen Sandstrom, R-Orem — is sowing discontent among Latinos toward the Republican Party. Continue »
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 »