Immigration Issue Gets More Real in Presidential Race

By: Thursday August 16, 2012 12:14 pm

In campaigns much of the policy debate ends up being theoretical and feels detached from real people’s lives. One side puts forward a plan to change something and the other side puts forward their counter proposal. After the election the number of veto points in our legislature often means regardless who won, nothing is passed, [...]

Immigration Reform, Not Jobs, is Top Issue for Latino Voters

By: Thursday February 10, 2011 3:03 pm

A new poll conducted by impreMedia and Latino Decisions found that, for Latino voters, immigration managed to slightly edge-out jobs as the most important issue to them. From Impre: Of important issues now before the president and Congress, 47% of Latino voters consider immigration or a lack of immigration reform most important. The second most [...]

After a Season of Unkept Promises, Hispanic Support for Democrats Withers

By: Friday October 1, 2010 1:09 pm

According to Gallup, since March, support for Democrats among whites and African-Americans has remained almost unchanged, but among Hispanics support for Congressional Democrats has been imploding. In March, Hispanics supported Democrats by a 33-point margin; that has dropped to only a 13-point margin today. Obviously, Hispanics have been hit hard by the economic downturn and [...]

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