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03/12/08 | The Facts Behind the Rhetoric in Congress

This week, Immigration OnPoint highlights three new documents that provide policymakers and advocates with facts that are relevant to the current debate in Congress.

02/20/08 | Politics and Power: Immigration, Latino Voters, and the Texas Primary

Texas is one of the three delegate-rich states remaining to vote in the presidential primaries. On March 4, all eyes will be on Texas—in part, to see the impact of the large Latino electorate in this important primary. Record-breaking turnout of Latino primary voters in states as disparate as California, Connecticut and Missouri portend an important role for Latinos voting in the upcoming Texas primary where they constitute 22.4 percent of the registered voters in Texas. Read on to learn more about the influence of Latinos and immigrants in the Lone Star state.

01/29/08 | Fast Facts on Immigration in the "Super Tuesday" States

The impact of Latinos and immigrants in the voting booths and on state coffers will get increased attention as "Super Tuesday" approaches. Poll after poll shows that a candidate’s stand on immigration and the tone of the immigration debate are important to Latinos.

01/24/08 | Florida's Foreign Born - Important to the Economy and the Electorate

Florida's recent arrivals and established foreign born communities both play an important role in the state's economy and make up an increasing percentage of the electorate.

01/14/08 | Nevada's Newest Arrivals

Both the immigration debate and the immigrant vote will likely play a role in the upcoming Nevada caucus.