The AIC's Executive Director, Ben Johnson, was quoted in an article in the New York Times....
Latino New Americans Move the Political Dial
Released on Tue, Nov 11, 2008
Latinos weren't the only group that flexed its muscles this past Election Day. New Americans—naturalized citizens and the U.S.-born children of immigrants who were born during the current era of immigration that began in 1965—make up another important demographic group that demonstrated its ability to swing an election. These stunning election results represent a clear mandate to work towards enacting reform that restores the rule of law, renews confidence in America’s immigration system and realistically tackles illegal immigration.