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NYT Provides A Window into Mitt Romney's America, Where SB 1070 is The Model

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of Arizona v. United States. It’s the challenge to Arizona’s harsh “show me your papers” anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, brought by the Obama administration. As Jed Lewison writes today at DailyKos, Mitt Romney is a supporter of SB 1070, which he views as a “model” … Continue reading »

La política de la SB 1070

Mientras el frenesí electoral apunta a la lucha que se librará por el voto latino en noviembre, la semana entrante el máximo tribunal de la nación escuchará argumentos sobre la constitucionalidad de una antiinmigrante ley estatal, la SB 1070 de Arizona, que tiene el potencial de, en nombre del combate a la inmigración indocumentada, oficializar … Continue reading »

POLL: June 2010–Washington Post/ABC News

The Washington Post and ABC News conducted a telephone poll of 1,004 adults over June 3-6, 2010. The margin of error across the full sample is +/-3%. A majority of Americans support a program giving undocumented immigrants legal status if they pay a fine and meet other requirements.  Respondents were asked “Would you support or oppose a … Continue reading »

POLL: May 2010–NBC/MSNBC/Telemundo

In May 2010, NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo polled 700 adults, with an oversample of 300 Hispanic adults. The margin of error was +/- 3.7% for the full sample, and +/- 5.66% for the Hispanic oversample. Sixty-five percent of Americans support allowing undocumented immigrants to become citizens if they pay a fine, learn English and go to … Continue reading »

POLL: May 2010–AP/Univision/GfK Roper

In May 2010, GfK conducted polls of 1,002 adults and of 901 Hispanic adults for the AP and Univision. The margin of error is +/-4.3% for the sample of all adults, and +/-5.3% for the sample of Hispanic adults. Fifty-nine percent of the public, and 86% of Hispanics, support providing a pathway for citizenship to undocumented … Continue reading »

POLL: April/May 2010–New York Times/CBS News

The New York Times and CBS News conducted a poll of 1,079 adults over the period April 29-May 2, 2010.  Over 60 percent of Americans want to allow undocumented immigrants to stay in some capacity.T When asked to evaluate the statement “illegal immigrants who are currently working in the U.S… should be allowed to stay … Continue reading »

POLL: May 2010–America's Voice/America's Voice Education Fund/Lake Research Partners/Public Opinion Strategies

In May 2010, Lake Research Partners and Public Opinion Strategies conducted a bi-partisan poll of 1100 registered voters with an oversample of 300 Latino registered voters. The margin of error for the poll is +/-3.5% across the sample of registered voters. Support for comprehensive immigration reform is overwhelming.  When initially asked about comprehensive immigration reform, … Continue reading »