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With seven weeks until the election Republican candidate Mitt Romney's potential gender gap with women faces a new hurdle in the Latino community, as reported today by Pilar Marrero. According to the fourth week of the impreMedia/Latino Decisions tracking poll Latina voters plan to vote for President Obama by a margin of 74% to 21% for Romney - a 53 point gap. continue reading »
Study Projects Increase Participation in Hispanic Vote But Less than 4% of Electorate in Swing State
A new study from the Center for Immigration Studies projects the share of Hispanic voters nationally and in battleground states for the upcoming 2012 election. Using Census Bureau data from prior election years and data collected this year we project that Hispanics will be 8.9 percent of the electorate in 2012 — continue reading »
New Center for Immigration Studies' analysis of Census Bureau data shows the nation's immigrant population (legal and illegal), also referred to as the foreign born, reached 40 million in 2010, the highest number in American history. continue reading »
Immigration policy is often discussed in sweeping, over-simplified terms. Beyond the op-ed commentary is the complicated reality of how an illegal alien travels from point A, their first contact with law enforcement, to point B, their country of origin. Discretion, logistics, and copious paperwork by law enforcement and judicial officials separate the two points. continue reading »
Global immigration research has revealed that the United States is one of only 30 countries that currently grant automatic birthright citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants. Overall, the U.S. is an exception to the overall trend of tight immigration policies. continue reading »