Since the announcement of a framework for comprehensive immigration reform by the ‘Gang of Eight’ group of Senators, fellow colleagues in the House and Senate have expressed a range of reactions…
The Politics of Immigration Reform
Comprehensive immigration reform is not only smart policy, it's also smart politics. In fact, the majority of American people want reform because they know that the current system, which is comprised mainly of broken policies and wedge politics, is just not working. Here, you will find resources to navigate the lively politics of immigration reform.
June 14, 2013 Office Hours Week 16: State of Play, DACA Anniversary, Operation Butterfly Speakers: Frank Sharry, America’s Voice Education Fund Mercedes Lemp, Language ETC Evelyn Rivera, United We Dream Kamal Essaheb, National Immigration Law Center – June 7, 2013 Office Hours Week 15: State of Play in Senate and House, Latino Decisions Polling, Texas and [...]
Updated March 22, 2013 | Download PDF here Since the 2012 election, leading Republican and conservative voices are calling for a new Republican approach to immigration, as evidenced by the following quotes: Quotes by U.S. Senators and House Members Since the announcement of a framework for comprehensive immigration reform by the ‘Gang of Eight’ group of [...]
Since the 2012 election, leading Republican and conservative voices are calling for a new Republican approach to immigration, as evidenced by these quotes.
January 3, 2013 | Download PDF here Having just finished covering the most expensive presidential campaign in U.S. history, political journalists were quick to analyze how the President had cast aside the doubters and won his re-election by a resounding margin. While some pointed to the re-election campaign’s success in defining their Massachusetts-based challenger as [...]
Today, America’s Voice releases a spotlight on six key Senate races of importance to Latino and immigrant voters—and all those who care about common sense immigration reform. The analysis evaluates the power of the Latino voter community in each state and summarizes where each U.S. Senate candidate stands on the issue. America’s Voice will release a spotlight on key House races next week.
America’s Voice releases a spotlight on fourteen competitive House races of importance to Latino and Asian voters and all those who care about common sense immigration reform.
Momentum keeps building on behalf of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
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 [...]
If you want to know how crucial the Latino vote is to one of the closest swing states in the presidential election, just look at what it did for Colorado in 2010.
September 2012 | Click here to download PDF Arizona is widely considered to be “ground zero” of the immigration debate and the laboratory for some of the most extreme anti-immigrant proposals in the country, from the nefarious “attrition through enforcement” agenda articulated in state law SB 1070 (most of which has been struck down by [...]