Yesterday, Hillary Clinton met with DACA-mented immigrants in Nevada to discuss their families’ plans and dreams for the future. The roundtable at Rancho High School in Las Vegas was important because it provided a national platform for immigrants to share the personal side of what is typically portrayed as an abstract “policy” issue.  It illustrated the fact… Continue »

Hillary Clinton’s immigration remarks yesterday embraced a far-reaching, pro-immigrant policy vision.  The remarks, and their significance in the 2016 campaign context, also represent a bold political move that may prove to be historic.  It is hard to downplay the significance of her remarks – no major presidential candidate has ever so forcefully championed immigrants as an essential… Continue »

“She Sat Down with Real People who Told Real Stories and Showed the Human Side of the Immigration Debate”   Following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to Hillary Clinton’s Las Vegas roundtable on immigration. “Wow. Hillary Clinton just bear-hugged immigrants and the immigration issue in a way that… Continue »

Reform with Path to Citizenship is the Goal, but What Will She Say about Executive Action? Ahead of Hillary Clinton’s roundtable discussion in Las Vegas this afternoon, America’s Voice offers five key points regarding the current state of immigration politics and policy. Hillary Clinton’s embrace of a full pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants is the consensus… Continue »

Tomorrow, Hillary Clinton hosts a roundtable discussion in Las Vegas and her remarks are expected to focus heavily on immigration. The event will serve as a significant indication regarding Clinton’s policies and strategy. Is she planning to play it so safe she misses an opportunity to mobilize critical voting groups, or is she planning to embrace the new… Continue »

Clinton Leans in on Driver’s Licenses; Rubio Tries to Have it Both Ways on Executive Action When it comes to immigration on the 2016 campaign trail, we’re interested in having candidates from both parties clear up confusion by moving past vague talking points to announce concrete and positive immigration positions.  For Democrats, we’ve been calling on them… Continue »

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the 2016 Presidential race this past weekend, and where she stands on both immigration reform in Congress and executive action by the President will determine whether Latino voters tune in to her campaign or tune her out. There’s no question that Latinos have been trending Democratic in recent… Continue »

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the 2016 Presidential race this past weekend, and where she stands on both immigration reform and immigration action will determine if Latino voters lean into her campaign — or tune out. As Latino Decisions has consistently noted, immigration is a “gateway” issue for the Latino voters. When 61% of… Continue »

Cross-posted from Latino Decisions: New Poll Shows 2016 Latino Votes Will Follow Candidates who Want to Continue and Extend President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration During the November 2014 midterms Latino voters said the number one issue they wanted Congress and the President to address was immigration reform.  Today, new nationalpoll findings of Latino voters reveal… Continue »

This morning on Jose Diaz-Balart, Rachel Maddow discussed United We Dream‘s latest confrontation of Hillary Clinton calling the tactic politically smart. I think it probably is smart politics. I think in politics, it’s probably better to be feared than loved and when you take direct action like that, it does make people mad at you. In… Continue »