February

Will Southern Democrats derail immigration reform?

Feb 21, 2013 by Chris Kromm

Here's a chart of the estimated political clout of Latinos in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina and West Virginia, based on data from Latino Decisions/LatinoVoteMap.org: The most interesting state to watch will be North Carolina.

 

Rep. Raul Labrador emerging as the immigration contrarian: NBC Latino

Feb 15, 2013 by Dr. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto

Latinos support comprehensive immigration reform. That statement is about as newsworthy is saying the next Pope will be Catholic. What is extraordinary is when a Latino comes out against comprehensive reform, such as the case of Idaho GOP House member Raul Labrador.

 

President Obama pushes for big agenda, Rubio shows a friendlier GOP: NBC Latino

Feb 12, 2013 by Sandra Lilley

Political scientist Sylvia Manzano thinks that was a smart strategy on Obama's part. “He said both houses of Congress have committees working on it, so he's putting the onus on Congress and saying it's really up to them to send him a bill.

 

State Of The Union Address Unlikely To Change Immigration Reform Momentum: Huffington Post 

Feb 11, 2013 by Janell Ross

When President Barack Obama stands before Congress Tuesday and offers his vision for the country’s future, most expect him to mention controversial topics that include gun control, entitlement program changes and immigration reform.

 

Border first, legalize second could block immigration reform: VOXXI

Feb 5, 2013 by Griselda Nevarez

A Latino Decisions poll found that 62 percent of Latino voters believe politicians who call for secure borders as a prerequisite to other immigration policy changes—such as paving a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants—use that ...

 

Will immigration reform go the distance?: The Miami Herald

Feb 5 by Albert Hunt

"There would be a backlash if citizenship is delayed for 15 or 20 years," warns Gary Segura, a Stanford University professor and co-founder of Latino Decisions, a research organization on Hispanic public opinion.

 

Immigration reform is not enough - The Economist

Feb 1, 2013 by T.N. | LOS ANGELES

If November's presidential election, in which some exit polls had Mitt Romney winning just 27% of the Latino vote, was a wake-up call to Republicans, the sleep must have been deep indeed. For months it had been clear to anyone with half an eye on the polls that the Republicans were tanking among Latinos.