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Lawsuit Demands Transparency Between GA Law Enforcement and ICE

This week the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) and the ACLU of Georgia filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The suit seeks public records documenting the effects of Georgia’s increasing involvement in immigration enforcement, continue reading »

Does Mitt Romney Still think SB 1070 Is A “Model” For The Nation?

The reviews are in about the first few days of deferred action, with a range of observers praising the program and citing inspiring stories of young people who have a new opportunity to contribute to the only country they know as home. Describing an application workshop held by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights continue reading »

Mitt Romney Promises Latino Forum He’ll Have his Own Immigration Plan

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney promised Thursday before a Latino forum his own immigration plan to replace the provisional measure announced last week by President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Congressman C. Gonzalez Cites Romney’s False Promises to American Families and American Business

Congressman Charlie Gonzalez (TX-20) criticized Mitt Romney’s attack on President Obama’s accomplishments and policies at a campaign stop in Fort Worth, Texas. Congressman Gonzalez issued the following statement regarding Romney’s attacks: continue reading »

Guitierrez: Romney Must Make Immigration Position Clear

Today, Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) reacted to news out of Washington that the Director of Hispanic Outreach for Mitt Romney's campaign admitted that Romney "is still deciding what his immigration position is," according to several news reports continue reading »

Study Shows Self-Deportation is Irrational Behavior and a False Premise

Proponents of “attrition through enforcement” would have you believe that, given the right conditions, unauthorized immigrants will choose to leave the U.S. and return to their home countries. The Myth of Self Deportation, by Alexandra Filindra, questions the assumptions behind the attrition strategy and concludes that self-deportation is not rational because unauthorized immigrants have invested too much in the U.S. to return home. continue reading »

Bloggers Agree: Mitt Romney, GOP Candidates Ignore Latino Vote at Their Peril

Remember Wednesday night’s GOP debate in Mesa, Arizona, where the Republican candidates proclaimed that Arizona and its extremist SB 1070 anti-immigrant law was a model for the country? continue reading »

The Arizona “Model”: Failed Immigration Policy, Successful Voter Mobilization

In order to win over the most conservative, extremist voters in the Arizona Republican primary (which will be held Tuesday, February 28th), presidential candidate Mitt Romney called the state’s immigration policy a “model” for others to follow. continue reading »

Latina-led Movement Urges Democratic Latinos to Vote in “Open Primaries”- Anyone But Romney

National Tequila Party urges Latina/os to vote for “anyone but Romney” as he embraces xenophobia more than any other Presidential candidate when he decided to align himself with Kris Kobach who works for the Immigration Reform Law continue reading »

GOP Spanish Language Ads in Florida: Romney Avoids Discussion of Immigration, Gingrich Leans In

As Newt Gingrich seizes the momentum in the South Carolina primary and attention starts to turn toward the next primary battle in Florida, both the Gingrich and Mitt Romney campaigns are up with Spanish-language advertisements targeting Latino Republicans in Florida. continue reading »

Report: Why Do Elephants Put their Heads in the Sand?

The Republican Party’s stance on immigration—and what it means for its candidates’ ability to compete for Latino voters—is shaping up as one of the major storylines this election cycle. continue reading »

Romney the DREAM Killer - By Hector Luis Alamo, Jr.

Former Massachusetts governor and current GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney has vowed to veto the DREAM Act if he’s elected president. “The question is, if I were elected and Congress were to pass the DREAM Act, would I veto it, and the answer is yes," Romney told a group of voters in Le Mars, Iowa, during a campaign stop on Saturday. "For those that come here illegally, the idea of giving them in-state tuition credits or other special benefits, I find to be contrary to the idea of a nation of laws." continue reading »