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Proposition 187

Trump's Wilsonian Dilemma

Bryce W. Ashby | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics
Bryce W. Ashby

***********PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PIECE IS CO-AUTHORED. AS SUCH PLEASE ADD MICHAEL LAROSA**** By Bryce W. Ashby and Michael J. LaRosa Twenty-two yea...

Misguided Legislative Effort Still Hurts GOP Among Latinos

Sacramento Bee | Christopher Cadelago | Posted 10.21.2013 | Latino Voices

Nearly two decades after its controversial passage, Gov. Pete Wilson’s Proposition 187 continues to haunt the Republican Party in California and the...

All Educated With No Place to Go

Tony_Diaz | Posted 10.14.2013 | Latino Voices

I thought I was a hyphenated American because I chose to call myself a Mexican-American. But looking at my resume, I realize I earned the designation because I've worked as a free-lance journalist, a teaching-assistant, and an assistant-editor. That must be why I am on un-employment.

How Prop 187 Became the Pivot for the Immigration Issue and Future of Democratic Politics

William Bradley | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Kathleen Brown was on her third campaign manager, and things weren't going well. She had begun as the toast of the East Coast-based national media, with a big lead in the polls over incumbent California Republican Governor Pete Wilson.

Schwarzenegger's New USC Policy Center Takes Up Immigration Reform: Where Is This Issue Heading?

William Bradley | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

It's not all that hard to incite a Republican race to the hard right on immigration. Once undertaken, that race ends up in the same place: one of fences, exclusion and super-heated rhetoric that utterly turns off most people of color and younger voters.

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America Ferrera's Message To Latino Voters: 'Don't Let Anyone Scare You' | Janell Ross | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices

In 1994, America Ferrera was 9-years-old and living with her family in Los Angles when her mother took her aside for a conversation adults who are not...

California Will Not Be Fooled By Mitt Romney

Fabiola Inzunza | Posted 04.22.2012 | Latino Voices
Fabiola Inzunza

The GOP's Presidential candidate front-runner, Mitt Romney, has recently welcomed the endorsement of Pete Wilson. Who do they think they're fooling? 

Why Latino-rich Texas Is a Red State

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Jason Stanford

The big threat isn't that Texas Hispanics might stop voting Republican as often as they do. The thing that keeps smart Republicans up at night is worrying that Hispanics will actually start voting.

And You Thought Alabama's Law Was Tough

Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices

Since the passage last June of Alabama's House Bill 56, considered one of the toughest immigration laws in the nation, critics have been focused on th...

Elton Gallegly's (R-CA) Immigration Strategy: Destroy California's Economy and the GOP's Future with Latinos

Frank Sharry | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Rep. Gallegly works in concert with Representatives Lamar Smith and Steve King on a strategy they call "attrition through enforcement." That's code for mass deportation.

GOP Hispanic Conference Highlights Deep Denial on Immigration

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Letting our immigration debate spiral even further away from real solutions would be a disaster, not just for the Republican Party, but for our nation.

Why Did Democrats Sweep California? Ask Meg Whitman

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

You could almost hear Meg Whitman's campaign coming off the rails the day she became "tough as nails" on undocumented immigrants.

Meg Whitman's Lack of Truthiness on Immigration

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Many are having a difficult time believing Meg Whitman now that she's embroiled in a "nanny scandal." Given her blatant hypocrisy and deception as a candidate on where she stands on the issue of illegal immigration, is it any wonder?

Why California's Senate Race Will Be Nothing Like Massachusetts'

Aaron Glantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Glantz

If Republicans want to build on Scott Brown's victory in Massachusetts' Senate race in historically blue California this fall, they'll have to overcome the state GOP's inability to win over ethnic voters.