The Republicans brand on Hispanic immigration could take years to rebuild How long? Let the Cadillac brand tell you a story.
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Comprehensive immigration reform will most likely pass in Congress this year due to the political reality facing the GOP in presidential politics. America is quickly becoming a browner nation, and GOP national leadership knows that it can never win a presidency again by alienating people of color, save gerrymandering and voter suppression on steroids. Given … Continue Reading →
Adding context to the public debate, here’s the fact of the day about immigration: The [U.S.] House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for the discriminatory nature of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. How about that, Speaker Boehner finally corralled his Congress into complete agreement so America could say we’re sorry about the … Continue Reading →
President Obama announced a new cabinet-level directive today that treats young undocumented immigrants with compassion and respect for their contributions to our nation. Effective immediately, young people who were brought into the country illegally as children will no longer be deported. As the president said in his statement: “Let’s be clear, this is not amnesty, … Continue Reading →