Apparent by its party platform, the reins of the Republican Party’s immigration policy are in the hands of hardliners, led by anti-immigrant legal architect Kris Kobach. Ahead of this week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, some prominent Republican politicians, Party strategists, and conservative observers spoke out against the GOP’s hardline drift on immigration, recognizing the… Continue »

Observers Agree: “Demographics is Destiny” for GOP Unless Party Re-Images Itself on Immigration Washington, DC – As evidenced by its party platform, the reins of the Republican Party’s immigration policy are in the hands of hardliners, led by anti-immigrant legal architect Kris Kobach.  Ahead of this week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, some prominent Republican politicians,… Continue »

As we’ve mentioned, Mitt Romney is going speak at at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) conference in Florida today. The speech will be broadcast live on C-SPAN at 12:30 PM ET. The big question is whether Romney will even talk about immigration. He’s been ducking the issue lately, especially in the… Continue »

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is one of the names bantered about as a possible running mate for Mitt Romney. She’s a Latina from a swing state, and Romney has a serious deficit with Hispanic voters. But Martinez appears to have taken herself out of the running yesterday by trashing Romney’s immigration views, which she… Continue »