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GOP Feels [Coming Soon] About Immigration

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The GOP has been twisting itself into a pretzel since Obama’s executive order last Friday tohalt deportation of DREAM Act-eligible undocumented immigrants.

Some GOP lawmakers out the gate threatened to sue over the legality of the EO, but that’s the knee-jerk reaction of the smaller portion of the party that’s causing the Republicans to bleed Latino votes….Read More

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King, Grassley, Rubio Throw A Fit Over Obama’s Immigration Order

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Conservative leaders got their panties in a knot after Obama ordered his administration to stop deporting Dream-Act eligible illegal immigrants. Here’s a brief rundown of conservative responses to the President’s executive order:

Peter King

On Mike Huckabee’s radio program, Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King announced his intentions to sue the Obama administration, claiming to have successfully sued his own state governor for a similar issue: “I have done it once in the past successfully when then-Governor Tom Vilsack thought he could legislate by executive order — and the case of King vs. Vilsack is in the books.”… Read More

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Obama Stops Deportation of Dream-Act Eligible Eligible Illegal Immigrants

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Circumventing an obstinate Congress, Obama has ordered his administration to stop deporting illegal immigrants under the age of 30 if they meet certain requirements.

Effective immediately, undocumented persons who came to the States under the age of 16 will be allowed to stay and apply for work permits, provided they have lived in the country continuously for at least five years, pose no national security threat, have a clean criminal record, and be either enrolled in school, hold a diploma or GED, or serve or have served in the military…. Read More.

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Mitt Romney Remains Comically Unpopular With Latino Voters

 

 

Soooooooooo the Republicans have been trying Hispanic outreach to close what can only be described as a comically large gap between Romney and Obama among Hispanic voters. How’s that going?

Welp, according to a June 8 poll by Latino Decisions (I’m guessing they tilt to the left, but whatevs) Obama has…a comically large lead over Romney, 66-23. I’d say there’s no way Obama can go any higher, but 11% of respondents were undecided, so I guess can he still hit 77%… Read more

 

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Rubio Proposes DREAM Act To Realize Dream Of Mitt Romney Losing

 

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is proposing a watered-down version of the DREAM Act as an attempt to gain at least a sliver of the Hispanic population currently abandoning the Republican Party in droves…Read More

Related: Obama Releases Spanish Language Ads In Swing States (VIDEO)

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Obama Releases Spanish Language Ads In Swing States (VIDEO)

 

The Obama campaign will release a slew of Spanish language television ads in swing states on Wednesday, the campaign’s first Spanish ads and a sign that it wants to corral the Hispanic vote before Mitt Romney shape shifts into the son of a Mexican immigrant.

Four ads will be released in Colorado, Nevada and Florida, all swing states with heavy Latino populations. The ads feature campaign volunteers talking about the president, their own stories, and the issues facing the Hispanic community…WATCH HERE

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