Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation

In conjunction with today’s book release, Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura are interviewing with an array of outlets interested in their expertise on the Latino electorate. Dr. Barreto and Dr. Segura, professors at the University of Washington and […]

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Monday: Latino Decisions’ Co-Founders at NCLR 2014 Elections Event

Latino Decisions’ co-founders Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura will be among the featured panelists in a discussion about the Latino vote and the upcoming 2014 elections to be held this Monday, September 29th at noon at NCLR’s national headquarters in Washington, DC.  Dr. Barreto and Dr. Segura will provide key insights into the […]

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Latino Decisions’ Matt Barreto & Gary Segura Share Key Findings from Forthcoming Book on the Latino Electorate

Ahead of next week’s release of Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, Latino Decisions’ co-founders gave interviews to MSNBC and The New Republic. Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gary Segura provide key insights into the Latino electorate and other findings from their forthcoming book, Latino America: How America’s […]

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The Politics of Latino Representation in New Mexico

The New Mexico gubernatorial campaign got noisy last week when Democratic challenger and state Attorney General Gary King’s comments about Republican Governor Susana Martinez were captured on video. In the speech King paraphrases remarks made by prominent labor activist and co-founder of the of the United Farm Workers Dolores Huerta. King said, “She (Huerta) said […]

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Paying for an Unkept Promise: LD Column on Noticias.Univision.com

The latest Latino Decisions column by David R. Ayón  published on the Univision news website this week examines how Latino voters, leaders, and organizations might respond to President Obama’s decision to put off executive action on immigration until after the November election. The decision to delay action undercuts Latino voter enthusiasm in significant fashion. Ayón proposes […]

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Did Dems miss an opportunity for Latino mobilization?

On June 30, 2014 president Obama announced that if Congress did not pass comprehensive immigration reform that he would implement an administrative order providing temporary legal status to millions of undocumented by the end of summer and before the November 2014 election. As late as August 28, 2014 White House officials suggested to the media […]

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How Latinos will matter in the midterm election

This piece originally appeared at The Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. Heading into the 2014 elections, much of the conventional wisdom suggests that Latino voters are unlikely to affect outcomes. Most notably, except for Colorado, there are no competitive U.S. Senate races where Latino voters are positioned to be influential. In U.S. House […]

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LD column at NoticiasUnivision.com: Moment of Truth for Obama & Democrats

The latest Latino Decisions column published on the Univision television network news website Noticias.Univision.com, written by Senior Strategist David R. Ayón highlights the mounting chorus of criticism that President Obama has been subjected to throughout the summer. The question is if Latino voters —  who want administrative relief for undocumented immigrants in lieu of legislated immigration reform — can […]

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Reviewing the Evidence Part 2: CIR Failure and Political Fallout

President Obama’s comments to the press yesterday provided a strong signal that changes to immigration administration and enforcement via executive actions are imminent. It is important to remember that Congressional failure to pass immigration reform is the sole reason President Obama is now poised to take such actions.  In Part 2 of our series “Reviewing […]

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Reviewing the Evidence Part 1: Support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

In a matter of weeks or even days, we anticipate that President Obama will articulate some changes to immigration administration and enforcement that will provide some security to undocumented persons living and working in the United States. This action will represent the full and final defeat of the legislative effort at the hands of House […]

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