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- Talking Points Memo: Former Republican Cabinet Secretary Dismantles ‘Dangerous’ Right-Wing Immigration Talking Point
Category Archives: 2012
President Barack Obama won reelection with overwhelming support from Hispanics — and now Latino megadonors aligned with the White House are trying to mobilize that community behind his second-term agenda. They’re working feverishly behind the scenes to launch an organization … Continue reading
Mitt Romney and his team are not eager to dwell on regrets. But his campaign manager now says that the forceful posture taken against immigration in the Republican primary inflicted lingering damage with Latino voters in the general election. The … Continue reading
Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-California) has been elected as Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, and will be the only Latino among the Democratic party’s Congressional leadership.
On Election Day, President Obama got 71 percent of the Latino vote nationally because, in the end, Latinos preferred his message over Mitt Romney’s. But how Latinos got that message — the relentless call to register, to vote, to participate … Continue reading
On Tuesday, Mexico’s president-elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, met with President Obama on Tuesday in an attempt to shift relations with the United States toward improving the economy and loosening up trade. Mr. Peña Nieto, who takes office on Saturday, discussed … Continue reading
A group of Senate Republicans on Tuesday formally rolled out DREAM Act-style legislation that would allow certain undocumented youth to eventually gain legal status. The bill, introduced by Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) and dubbed the … Continue reading
According to the Texas Tribune, a former U.S, ambassador to Mexico has stated that Mexico’s commitment to security and its strong symbiotic economic ties with the United States will be key talking points when the country’s next leader visits the … Continue reading
In an attempt to beat Democrats to the punch on the first post-election immigration bill, House Republicans have scheduled a vote later this week on a proposal to grant green cards to foreigners who earn high-tech doctoral degrees from U.S. … Continue reading
About 300,000 young illegal immigrants have applied for a reprieve from deportation under President Obama’s Deferred Action program, and 53,273 cases have been approved compared with 180,000 applications and 4,591 approvals through mid-October, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Prominent Republican strategists have announced they are forming a super-PAC to help redefine the party’s immigration stance and to figure out ways to appeal to Latino voters. The super-PAC, called Republicans for Immigration Reform, also hopes to undercut those in … Continue reading