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Election Results Reignite Conservatives’ Interest in Immigration Reform

Election Results Reignite Conservatives’ Interest in Immigration Reform

Recognizing the inevitable, Speaker of the House John Boehner endorsed comprehensive immigration reform on Thursday noting “I think a comprehensive approach is long overdue, and I’m confident that the president, myself, others, can find the common ground to take care of this issue once and for all.”

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Drilling Down on Latino Voter Engagement

Written by on October 23, 2012 in Election 2012, Elections, Rhetoric, Voting with 1 Comment
Drilling Down on Latino Voter Engagement

Project Vote predicts that the number of Latinos who are eligible to vote in this year’s Presidential campaign has increased by 21 percent over 2008. In 2012, nearly 24 million Latinos will be eligible to vote. The growth of this voting bloc is important to track, and much attention is paid to its growth each […]

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Nativist Group Trivializes the 2012 Latino Vote

Nativist Group Trivializes the 2012 Latino Vote

The nativist Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has an implicit message for the Republican Party heading into the 2012 elections: stop worrying about Latino voters and just play to your predominantly Anglo base. Such is the kamikaze message contained within a new CIS report, innocuously titled Projecting the 2012 Hispanic Vote. The report dismisses the […]

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The Coming Wave of Second-Generation Voters

Written by on April 13, 2012 in Children, Demographics, Elections, Voting with 3 Comments
The Coming Wave of Second-Generation Voters

The Latino vote is widely discussed at election time, yet little analysis is dedicated to the “immigrant vote,” and even less to the growing bloc of voters who are the U.S.-born children of immigrants. Yet, both immigrants and their children are showing tremendous growth and voting potential. Although many second-generation Americans are still children, more […]

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