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Let’s be humane: Republican rhetoric on immigration reform and voter opinion

Stephen A. Nuño, Northern Arizona University “I don’t see how the party that says it’s the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families which have been here a quarter-century. I’m prepared to take the heat for saying let’s be humane in enforcing the law.” – Newt Gingrich, 11/22/2011 […]

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The GOP is Sleepwalking Through the DREAM Act

Cross-posted from The Americano, December 14, 2010 The 2010 election has lulled the GOP into its own dream act. In a year in which GOP congressional candidates benefited profoundly from the slumping economy and an anti-incumbent populist movement, the leadership is convinced it had something to do with their anti-immigrant stance. Yet, lost in the […]

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Is Arizona 2010 Like California 1994?

In 1994 California passed the anti-immigrant measure Prop 187, strongly endorsed by Republican Governor Pete Wilson, and since then Latino voters have aligned heavily with the Democratic Party in California. Is Arizona next ? ? ? There has been considerable discussion over Arizona’s passing of SB1070 and its place in this country’s love-hate relationship with […]

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