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Rep. Mike Coffman's (R-CO) Campaign to Win Latino Voters is Just Laughable

Looks like Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) should’ve worked harder to lead on immigration. Coffman is running in one of this fall’s most competitive House races, in a district that is heavily Latino, while representing a party that has done absolutely nothing for a key community priority — immigration reform.  With election day less than two months away, Coffman … Continue reading »

Reviewing the Evidence Part 1: Support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Cross-posted from Latino Decisions: In a matter of weeks or even days, we anticipate that President Obama will articulate some changes to immigration administration and enforcement that will provide some security to undocumented persons living and working in the United States. This action will represent the full and final defeat of the legislative effort at … Continue reading »

NEW AD: Farm Worker Candidate in CA-23 Releases New Ad Targeting Kevin McCarthy on Immigration

Raul Garcia, First Farm Worker to Run for U.S. Congress, Asks McCarthy Key Question: While We Wait for You on Immigration Reform, Who Should Be Harvesting America’s Food? Raul Garcia, a naturalized U.S. citizen and farm worker of 30 years, has had enough of the empty promises from his Representative on immigration and this fall, … Continue reading »

Bakersfield Farmworker is Challenging GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

We have long warned Republicans that their opposition to immigration reform will cost them dearly in the long run.  But some advocates are also looking to make the topic an issue in the short run — for example, Raul Garcia, a farmworker in central California who has emerged as the challenger to GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) this … Continue reading »

Three Things to Consider About the Politics of Executive Action on Immigration

With observers trying to assess the political implications of President Obama taking executive action on immigration, here are three things to consider: Republicans will overreact and overreach, triggering a focus on a government shutdown and a push toward impeachment: As a range of stories highlighted yesterday, Republicans are already gearing up for potential executive action, … Continue reading »

VIDEO: Mike Coffman Confronted By DREAMer for Failing to Lead Even on His Own Legislation for Military DREAMers

Coffman Reveals He Has Zero Interest in Solving Immigration Issue, Making Executive Action from President the Only Solution Rep. Mike Coffman (R,CO-06) has spent the last year walking back his once declared support for immigration reform. His primary strategy for distracting voters on his flip flop has been to say that Congress should take a … Continue reading »

Colorado Immigration Voter Accountability Project Launches to Mobilize Latino, API Voters

Multichannel Electoral Program Will Reach 45K Voters Face-to-Face With Message of Republican Obstruction on Immigration Reform With the November midterm election fewer than three months away, and races in Colorado shaping up to be among the most competitive in the country, several of the organizations most involved in last year’s fight for broad immigration reform … Continue reading »

Latino Victory Project Launches Ads Supporting the President on Executive Action on Immigration

Today, the Latino Victory Project released Spanish and English-language ads in a multi-state effort to draw attention to House Republicans’ failure to enact immigration reform.  In addition to the broadcast launch, digital ads will run in Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) district.  The ads will criticize House Republicans for failing to act on immigration reform and link … Continue reading »

FACT CHECK: Rep. Mike Coffman Claims Immigration Bills Cleared House

Big Media today has a fact-check on an allegation Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) made last week during a debate with Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff, in which Coffman said that immigration bills cleared the House.  Here’s the quote (@21:45): I think both parties have it wrong right now. I think on the left it’s, unless we get everything, then nothing … Continue reading »

Colorado Dems: Cory Gardner Shows His Disregard for Immigrants

This fall in Colorado, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is running for Senate against incumbent Democrat Mark Udall, in a state where the electorate is 13% Latino and an environment where Gardner and his House Republicans have done precisely nothing to push immigration reform forward.  Today at the Denver Post, Democratic state Reps. Crisanta Duran and Joe Salazar, and … Continue reading »

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