Virginia: Immigration and the election for governor

On a press call held today, CASA in Action, NextGen America, and America’s Voice joined Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions to discuss the findings and implications of election eve polling of Virginia’s voters. … Matt Barreto, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Latino Decisions, highlighted some of the key takeaways of […] Read more »

President Trump Was Elected A Year Ago — And Americans Are Feeling Aggrieved

Donald Trump won the votes of whites without a college degree by a bigger margin than any Republican presidential candidate since 1980. And there is reason for that. He gave voice to a group of people who have felt left behind. … At nearly every rally and campaign event, populated […] Read more »

Republicans in Virginia and nationwide are using ‘sanctuary cities’ as a weapon against Democrats

Days before Virginia’s tight gubernatorial election, Democratic nominee Ralph Northam is still facing questions about his stance toward “sanctuary cities” — localities that decline to enforce federal immigration laws. … In tight elections from New York to Albuquerque, Republicans are using sanctuary cities to attack Democrats as enabling Latino gang […] Read more »

Poll finds one-third of Latinos say they have experienced discrimination in their jobs and when seeking housing

This report is part of a series titled “Discrimination in America.” The series is based on a survey conducted for National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. While many surveys have explored Americans’ beliefs about discrimination, this survey asks people about […] Read more »

GenForward Poll on Race: Most Millennials of Color Say Trump is Racist; Whites Split

… The most racially and ethnically diverse generation in American history believes racism is a major problem in the U.S. and getting worse. Simultaneously, nearly one third of whites (32%) say racism exists but is not a major problem. Nearly half (48%) of white Millennials believe discrimination against them is […] Read more »

Allies in name only? Latino-only leadership on DACA may trigger implicit racial biases among White liberals

Even before Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, activists began mobilizing. … Despite past failure of Congress to pass immigration reform, some signals out of Washington suggest the possibility for a bipartisan solution. Whether Congress will act likely depends […] Read more »

Climate Change in the Latino Mind

This report focuses on a critical demographic in the United States – Latinos. Currently 17% of the U.S. population (more than 58 million people) and the second-largest racial/ethnic group in the nation, Latinos are a fast-growing demographic projected to reach 24% of the population by 2065, while non-Latino whites will […] Read more »

Overwhelming majority of Latinos frustrated with Trump

According to a new poll released today by Latino Victory Project, Latino Decisions, and America’s Voice, an overwhelming majority of Latinos – 76 percent – disapprove of President Donald Trump’s performance and 7 out 10 believe the Republican Party doesn’t care about or is hostile toward Latinos. Additionally, for the […] Read more »