Tag: campaign_2012

GOP candidate Mitt Romney

If in the White House, Mitt Romney Says He Will Veto DREAM Act

This is not a reversal for Romney, who has always expressed tough love for undocumented immigrants, but it’s a clear statement that Hispanic voters in Iowa will hear in the countdown before Tuesday’s GOP caucus.

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney

Romney: A Flip-Flopper on Immigration or a Bona Fide Hardliner?

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has been accused of flip-flopping on issues, chief among them immigration. But has his stance on immigration really shifted that much?


Can Newt Gingrich Emulate George W. Bush’s Success With Latinos?

Former House Speaker Next Gingrich is “softer” on immigration than the others vying for the GOP Presidential nomination, but that may not be enough to win Latino votes.


Could Arpaio’s Endorsement Hurt Perry?

“America’s Toughest Sheriff” gave Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry his endorsement, but what’s it worth? Some in Arizona say it might be more beneficial for Arpaio than for Perry.


Gingrich’s Immigration Stance: Heart or Calculated Gambit?

Newt Gingrich’s comments on immigration during Tuesday’s CNN debate sparked a maelstrom. He suggested that some immigrant families, including those with members who are in the country without papers, should not be broken up.


Spanish-Language Media Closely Tracking Republicans, Tea Party on Immigration

Particularly in editorial pages and TV commentary, Latino-oriented media is analyzing what presidential candidates say about national immigration reform.


Gov. Rick Perry’s Record on Immigration – Can He Appeal to Latino Voters & the Tea Party?

The newest GOP presidential candidate has already been criticized by Republican immigration hard-liners for his policies in Texas, where Hispanics make up 38 percent of the population.


Gingrich Proposes ‘Citizen Boards’ To Determine if Undocumented Immigrants Can Stay

The candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination said a system like World War Two-era draft boards could be used to deal with undocumented immigrants.