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In Virginia and Georgia, Changing Demographics Will Impact Immigration Debate

The demographics in two southern states that have been safe bastions for the GOP are changing. And those changes will impact elections and the immigration reform. Virginia is considered a purple state at the presidential level. In 2012, President Obama carried the state and former Governor Tim Kaine was elected to the United States Senate. … Continue reading »

Steve King Doubles Down & Ken Cuccinelli Joins the “Immigrants as Animals” Brigade

Boehner Calls Reform “More Difficult” in Light of Extremist Comments, When They Should Make Passing Reform More Imperative As anti-immigrant extremist Rep. Steve King (R-IA) continues his media tour to defend his infamous comparison of DREAMers to drug smugglers, he has company – another high-profile Republican has joined Rep. King in comparing immigrants to animals. … Continue reading »

Sen. Mark Warner: We Must Have a Way for People to Earn Citizenship

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) appeared on Telemundo’s Enfoque with Jose Diaz-Balart this weekend to talk about politics, the sequester, and immigration reform.  Warner is a moderate Democratic Senator who is up for reelection in 2014. Warner has made it clear he supports immigration reform and recently invited a DREAMer to be his guest at President Obama’s State … Continue reading »

NEW POLL: How Virginia Latino and New Citizen Voters Influenced the 2012 Elections

Latino Voters Increasingly Important to Electoral Success in Virginia and Immigration Issue is Both Important and Personal to Them  The 2012 elections demonstrate that Latino and new citizen voters are changing politics in Virginia and around the country. Newly-released election-eve polling from impreMedia and Latino Decisions – which surveyed Latino voters nationally and in eleven states, including Virginia – shows … Continue reading »

New Latino Vote Polling from Key Battleground States: Watch Live-stream Here!

Can Mitt Romney overcome his hardline immigration positions and meet his campaign’s ambitious goal of 38% of the Latino vote, in Florida and nationwide? Can Barack Obama build a strong enough case about his immigration record to energize and mobilize the Latino and immigrant community here and across the country? How will the issue of immigration reform … Continue reading »

New Latino Vote Polling from Key Battleground States: View Polling, Panel Discussions Here

Can Mitt Romney overcome his hardline immigration positions and meet his campaign’s ambitious goal of 38% of the Latino vote, in Florida and nationwide? Can Barack Obama build a strong enough case about his immigration record to energize and mobilize the Latino and immigrant community here and across the country? How will the issue of immigration reform … Continue reading »

POLITICAL ANALYSTS AND NEW MEXICO LEADERS DISCUSS THE LATINO VOTE AND THE POLITICS OF IMMIGRATION IN THE 2012 ELECTIONS

New Poll from Latino Decisions Reveals that Immigration is a Top Issue and Latino Voters Overwhelmingly Support Modified Driver’s License Proposal Today, at a live streamed panel at the University of New Mexico’s main campus, national political analysts, advocates, and community leaders from New Mexico discussed how Latino voters and the immigration issue will shape the presidential … Continue reading »

Political Analysts and Virginia Leaders Discuss the Latino Vote and the Politics of Immigration in the 2012 Elections

Today, at a live streamed panel held at George Mason University (which was co-sponsored by the GMU Department of Public and International Affairs and the Middle East Studies Program) national political analysts, advocates, and community leaders from Virginia discussed how Latino voters and the immigration issue will shape the presidential and Senate races in this state and beyond.  Michael … Continue reading »

Political Analysts and Virginia Leaders Discuss the Latino Vote and the Politics of Immigration in the 2012 Elections

New Poll from Latino Decisions Reveals that Immigration is Important Issue to Virginia’s Latino Voters Today, at a live streamed panel held at George Mason University (which was co-sponsored by the GMU Department of Public and International Affairs and the Middle East Studies Program) national political analysts, advocates, and community leaders from Virginia discussed how … Continue reading »