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Chasing Romney: How Mitt Romney is Losing the Latino Vote

Romney Claims He Won’t Deport Undocumented Youth With Work Permits

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised not to deport undocumented youths who have benefited from the Obama administration's Deferred Action program continue reading »

Poll: Latino Voters Put Children’s Issues First

Three-fourths of Latinos likely to vote in the upcoming general election say the presidential candidates should increase their focus on children’s issues, according to an analysis of a new poll. The poll also found 75 percent of Latino voters will consider a candidate’s position on federal budget issues affecting children when casting their November ballots. continue reading »

Gutierrez Responds to Obama’s Statement that Not Passing Immigration Reform Has Been “Failure”

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL-4) issued the following statement reacting to two candidate forums conducted this week on Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language network. On Thursday, President Obama stated that his "biggest failure" during his first term was being unable to enact comprehensive immigration reform that couples legal immigration reform, legalization for undocumented immigrants, and improved enforcement at the border and in the workplace. Rep. Gutierrez is the Chair of the Immigration Task Force of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and a national leader on the immigration reform issue. Rep. Gutierrez' statement: continue reading »

Romney Claims his Campaign is for 100 Percent of Population After Damaging Videos Leak

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that his campaign is aimed at 100 percent of the U.S. population and added that he was convinced of his ability to redirect the economy to improve the quality of life for all. continue reading »

If Mitt Romney was Actually Mexican, Would He Still Support Arizona’s’ SB 1070?

As reported, U.S. District judge lifted an injunction against the “show me your papers” provision of Arizona’s SB 1070 anti-immigrant law, allowing this draconian provision to go into effect. Many agree that the implementation of this provision will involve rampant racial profiling of Latinos in Arizona. No doubt, additional legal challenges will be brought to stop it. continue reading »

Recent Romney Videos Could be Detrimental to Obtaining the Latino Vote

The apparent ineptitude of Republican candidate Mitt Romney in saying that he would have a better chance of winning the U.S. presidency if he were of Mexican descent might well cost him the Hispanic vote he is trying to win in November. continue reading »

Hispanic Leaders Believe Immigration Reform Will Occur in Next Presidential Term

Civil and political leaders from the Latino community meeting Tuesday for the annual conference of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute are confident that the presidential term that begins in 2013 will see the approval of immigration reform. continue reading »

Elderly Puerto Rican Woman at DNC Tells Reporter She “Would Like to Kill” Romney (VIDEO)

While we can appreciate one being passionate about politics, when someone blurts out a death threat against a presidential candidate that’s not exactly the passion to be applauded. continue reading »

Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney to Address USHCC National Convention

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) announced today that Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney will address its upcoming 33rd Annual National Convention on Monday, September 17 in Los Angeles, CA. continue reading »

impreMedia-Latino Decisions Poll Finds Latino Support of Romney Up Following RNC

In the second release of impreMedia-Latino Decisions’ 11-week tracking poll it was revealed that Latino voters’ support of Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is increasing. continue reading »

Republican Immigration Platform is Blasted by Activists

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta and other activists on Thursday criticized the "extremist positions" of the Romney-Ryan Republican presidential ticket against immigration reform and the DREAM Act, which would grant permanent residence to qualified undocumented youth. continue reading »

Pro-Immigrant Groups Not a Fan of Romney-Ryan Ticket

Mitt Romney's selection of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate is additional proof of the "disconnection" of Republicans with the reality of the majority of Hispanics in the United States, several pro-immigrant groups said Monday. continue reading »

Romney/Ryan Complete Anti-Immigrant Ticket For Republicans

Paul Ryan, currently embattled by nuns calling his budget plan "not Christian," has been selected as Mitt Romney's running mate for Vice President, thus completing the anti-immigrant ticket for the Republican party. To appease the tea party and the right-wing, Paul Ryan has earned a reputation as an immigration hardliner, and deservedly so: he voted for putting up a border fence between the U.S. and Mexico continue reading »

POLL: Romney Choosing Rubio for VP May Not Sway Latino Voters

According to a recent Latino Decisions poll, Florida voters’ likelihood of voting for presidential candidate Mitt Romney may not be swayed if he chooses U.S. Senator Marco Rubio to run as his Vice President. continue reading »

Giuliani Claims Romney Will Push For Immigration Reform if Elected

Immigration reform would be possible if Republican Mitt Romney wins the presidency, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani told Efe in an interview. continue reading »

Romney Campaign Releases 9th Spanish-Language Ad: Son Touts Mexican Heritage

Craig Romney has once again been tapped to speak on behalf of his father, the likely Republican candidate for president, Mitt Romney, in the campaign’s 9th Spanish-language ad. continue reading »

Mitt Romney’s Son Stars in Campaign’s Latest Spanish-Language Ad “Los Invito” (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, Mitt Romney’s campaign released its eighth Spanish-language ad, letting Craig Romney do the talking once again. The ad coincides with the launching of ‘Juntos Con continue reading »

Obama Well in the Lead Among Hispanic Voters, Romney Falls Further Behind

President Barack Obama has expanded his already substantial advantage over likely Republican rival Mitt Romney, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll released Wednesday shows. continue reading »

Menendez: Republicans in Disarray on Immigration Policy

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) reacted to Mitt Romney’s appearance at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) conference, saying his comments “highlight the paralysis and disarray within the Republican party on the question of immigration reform.” continue reading »