The GOP Senator is working on a version of the bill supported by Latinos and long-championed by Democrats. Could it win Rubio the nod as Mitt Romney’s running mate?
By granting a path to citizenship only to those who sign up for the military, the bill precludes many undocumented youth who can contribute much to our economy and national well-being.
The Adjusted Residency for Military Service Act – the ARMS Act – is a pruned version of the DREAM Act. It gives undocumented youth a chance to legalize their status if they join the military, but there are no benefits for pursuing higher education.
The Republican nominee for governor in New York says “we’re not going to allow undocumented aliens or illegal immigrants to take part in our social welfare and our Medicaid systems in the state of New York.”
The Arizona Senatorial primary pitting incumbent John McCain and right-wing challenger J.D. Hayworth could become a test for the Republican Party’s future relationship with Latino voters.
CPAC 2010 illustrated the conundrum the immigration issue presents Republicans on the face of a growing Hispanic electorate.
By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor Sen. Mel Martinez (R-Fla.) announced Tuesday he will not be seeking reelection to a second term in 2010. Coming after dismal results for his party among Hispanic voters both in Florida and nationwide, his…