2016 is forcing immigration activists to tear up their old playbook I get the premise of this story – that DREAMers have been scooped-up by the presidential campaigns because . . . Trump. But it’s not necessarily a bad thing. The move is giving these young Latin@ activists an opportunity to widen the scope of their activism to include other issues besides immigration.This is a good read.
With deportation relief at stake, South’s Latinos could swing presidential race Fear in politics cuts both ways. The next president will nominate a ninth justice of the Supreme Court, determine the future of deferred action programs and deportation raids, and have the pressure of pushing immigration reform. Few issues in today’s politics generate the type of visceral reaction that immigration does.
Mapping the Latino Vote on Super Tuesday There’s a lot to keep an eye on this Super Tuesday. There are also many versions of the what’s-in-it-for-Latinos story. This is one of the best I’ve read. Colorado and Texas are where Latinos will show their impact. Virginia, believe it or not, as well. There are enough Latino voters in a tight race there to make a difference.