Immigration Reform: GOP’s big chance to deliver on Latino outreach

Recent elections demonstrate that immigration is a mobilizing issue for Latino voters. We can be sure that Congressional action, or inaction, on the current comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill will factor in to Latino voting decisions in 2014 and beyond. Our recent polling finds a majority of Latino voters, 58%, cite immigration reform as the […]

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New National Latino Health Care Survey Results

A new poll of Latino/Hispanic adults strongly suggests that the Federal Government needs to do much more outreach to Latinos regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The poll, commissioned by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico, and impreMedia and administered by Latino Decisions, queried 800 Latino/Hispanic […]

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Poll of undocumented immigrants reveals strong family and social connections in America

Groundbreaking poll of Latino undocumented immigrants shows 85% have U.S. citizen family members; and 87% would plan to apply for citizenship if immigration reform passes A new poll of Latino undocumented immigrants finds they have deep roots in America, with strong family and social connections to U.S. citizens, painting a portrait of a community that […]

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Rubio’s coy immigration play

Originally Published at NBC LATINO Senator Marco Rubio got cold feet this Saturday. This weekend the Senator protested that the immigration negotiations were proceeding too hastily and that things were moving just too fast. Much like a jittery bride he showed hesitancy in his commitment to taking the plunge, in this case the immigration plunge. Now […]

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What the GOP has to gain – and lose – among Latinos when it comes to immigration reform

Recently there have been a series of high profile endorsements for comprehensive immigration reform from the Republican Party. Immediately after the November 2012 election Bobby Jindal made a plea for more civility and and less stupidity on the immigration issue. Before too long, it was the Gang of 8 in the U.S. Senate which included four prominent Republican […]

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Latino voters personal connections to immigration reform

Latino Decisions released new polling data today highlighting why immigration reform has become the number one political issue for Latino voters, and the answer is close personal connections between Latino voters and Latino undocumented immigrants.  The poll finds that 58% of Latino registered voters now cite immigration reform as the top priority for the Congress […]

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Latino voters favor gun restrictions

The grim statistics and on-going stories about children, men and women killed by guns in America have led many to conclude that enough is enough; something must to be done to curb the senseless loss of lives gun violence. That something needs to be done is without controversy as Americans across the ideological divide desire […]

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Immigration Equality-LD Poll: Latino Voters Overwhelming Support Inclusion of Gay Families in Immigration Reform

Originally posted at Immigration Equality A new Immigration Equality/Latino Decisions poll of Latino voters shows strong support for immigration reform legislation that includes lesbian and gay binational couples. Support for ending the separation and exile faced by LGBT Americans who are unable to sponsor their partners for residency is strong among Latino Catholic and Evangelical […]

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New Poll: Immigration policy stance directly tied to winning the Latino vote

A new Latino Decisions poll finds that Latino voters are paying very close attention to the immigration debate in Congress and that a candidate’s stance on immigration policy will directly effect how many Latino votes they win or lose.  The new poll of 800 Latino registered voters nationwide was conducted in partnership with America’s Voice, […]

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Latino Voters and the Debate Over CIR

Today Latino Decisions presented results from our most recent polling on Latino voters and the immigration policy debate. Immigration has quickly emerged as the most important issue to the Latino electorate, and there is strong evidence that the politics of immigration will continue to weigh heavily on Latino voter decisions. For more details on the […]

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