Immigration Law

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Hispanic Students Absent From Alabama Schools Following Controversial Immigration Law
Posted on 1 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state's tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn... Read More

Terri Givens: Latinos and the 2012 Election – Lessons from 1996
Posted on 17 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Although some are arguing that the Latino vote won’t grow much, if at all in the November election it’s often at the margins where the vote matters, particularly in swing states like Iowa . Turnout will not only have an impact on the... Read More

Tags: vote , Latino , givens , Texas

Could Latino Turnout Force CIR? - Paparelli
Posted on 10 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" A convention segment last week on POTUS (Politics of the United States) , the [Sirius XM] satellite radio station, entitled "Hispanic Voices," offered a plausible route to CIR: Latino voters turn out in large numbers; Obama is... Read More

Immigration Legislation or Executive Action Will Shape Latino Vote
Posted on 22 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Last summer, in the wake of the US Senate’s passage of S. 744, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act,” Latino Decisions, in concert with America’s Voice, identified three tiers of Democratically... Read More

Will the GOP Lose the Latino Vote?
Posted on 17 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Republicans warn that the party will pay a price for antagonizing the nation’s fastest-growing minority group. “Republicans have done a mystifying job of either ignoring or offending Hispanic voters,” said Mark McKinnon, a strategist... Read More

Tags: Republicans , vote , GOP , Latino

Latino Megadonors Launch Immigration Reform Push
Posted on 4 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Alabama Hispanic students not coming back
Posted on 3 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Over a month after the nation’s toughest immigration law took effect in Alabama, hundreds of Hispanic students are still missing from the state’s public school system – and they are likely gone for good." - Politico, Nov... Read More

For Latinos, Immigration More Personal than Political, Poll Says
Posted on 6 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As President, Obama has not delivered on immigration reform, to the chagrin of many Latinos who have complained that he did not push the matter with the same drive and zeal that he did, say, healthcare reform. Nonetheless, a majority of voters... Read More

Tags: immigration , vote , GOP , Latino

Latino profiling surges at state, local level
Posted on 4 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"What do all of these incidents have in common? They all occurred in states that have passed “Show me your papers” legislation. However, none of these states have legally enforceable mechanisms for implementing the legislation,... Read More

Montana Immigrant Justice Alliance Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Montana Highway Patrol
Posted on 8 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On October 7, 2013, the Montana Immigrant Justice Alliance (“MIJA”) and four representative plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana against Colonel Tom Butler, sued in his official capacity as... Read More