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UPDATED: Frank Sharry: Romney's New Spanish-Language Immigration Ad is a "Fraud"

UPDATED: Univision just published a fact-check on this ad.  Here’s an excerpt: “And to achieve permanent solutions for undocumented youth.” During the primaries, Romney said he would veto the current version of the DREAM Act, which would have given undocumented youth a special path to citizenship for those that serve in the military or pursue … Continue reading »

Yes, NYT: Latino Voters Will Be Deciders in Battleground States — But Romney Isn't Even Close

Today’s New York Times has a front page article titled, “Campaigns See Latino Voters as Deciders in 3 Key States,” discussing the Latino vote in Colorado, Florida and Nevada. From the headline, one might get the impression that the battle for the Latino vote in those three states is actually competitive. You have to read through … Continue reading »

Trying to Understand Mitt Romney on Immigration

The exchange on immigration during the second presidential debate has misled some observers into believing that Mitt Romney has softened his position on immigration.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  His strategy the other night–as it has been the entire general election season when it comes to immigration–was to wrap his hardline anti-immigrant policies in a velvet … Continue reading »

Decoding Mitt Romney on Immigration

With Immigration Sound Bites that Sound Softer to the Unitiated, Romney Tries to Put Rhetorical Lipstick on the Substantive Pig The immigration discussion at the second presidential debate has led some observers to conclude that Mitt Romney has softened his position on immigration.  Unfortunately, that is not the case.  His strategy the other night, as it … Continue reading »

Mitt Romney, cynic-in-chief

Maribel Hastings is a senior adviser to America’s Voice: WASHINGTON—When immigration finally came up as a topic in a presidential debate, Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s response earned him the title of Cynic-in-Chief. He continued to attack President Barack Obama for failing to pass an immigration reform bill that neither he nor the Republican Party supports; … Continue reading »