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An immigration vote in the heartland on Tuesday

Springfield, MO: "The controversial E-Verify initiative goes to voters on Tuesday. Those in favor and against have been rallying for weeks and now three days before polls open, a final push has the opposition working the streets. Supporters of the Citizens for a United Springfield organization...

For Latinos, Immigration More Personal than Political, Poll Says

"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 said in the poll that, if they were to vote now...

Will the GOP Lose the Latino Vote?

"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 who worked for former President George...

The New Immigrant Vote

" Before major elections, there is typically an increase in the number of naturalization applications, and this year is no exception. Martín Martinez, a salesman from Mexico, became a citizen in May. “One of the main reasons was to be able to vote, [to] get my opinion to the United...

Terri Givens: Latinos and the 2012 Election – Lessons from 1996

" 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 current election, it will have a major impact on...

Oregonians to vote on immigrant driver's licenses

"Oregonians are headed for a statewide vote on a new law that allows immigrants who can't show they're in the United States legally to obtain driver's licenses. Secretary of State Kate Brown's office said Friday that opponents of the law submitted nearly 71,000 signatures, and the...

Oregonians to vote on immigrant driver's licenses

"Oregonians are headed for a statewide vote on a new law that allows immigrants who can't show they're in the United States legally to obtain driver's licenses. Secretary of State Kate Brown's office said Friday that opponents of the law submitted nearly 71,000 signatures, and the...

Motor-Voter Deportation: Fitzpatrick v. Sessions (CA7 Affirms BIA, Matter of Fitzpatrick)

Fitzpatrick v. Sessions, Feb. 13, 2017 - "After discovering that Fitzpatrick had voted in a federal election, the Department of Homeland Security initiated removal proceedings. An Immigration Judge and then the Board of Immigration Appeals (initially and when denying reconsideration) decided that...