Dave Brat ran on his opposition to immigration reform. But a new poll indicates that many voters in his Virginia district actually support a reform with a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
Gov. Rick Scott came to office striking a hard-line conservative stance on immigration. But trailing by 12 points in his re-election campaign, he has sought to court Hispanic voters. The new bill he signed over the weekend gives Dreamers the right to pay in-state tuition.
A growing percentage of Mexicans say they are taking extra precautions against crime in the area they live in. The president says violence and insecurity are down, though certain states continue to live crises.
About 40 percent of all unaccompanied minors are allowed to stay in the country after being apprehended. The 100 lawyers provided by the new Department of Justice program is a drop in the bucket, but at least in the case of adults, precedents show that legal aid has made a significant difference.
49 percent of Latino voters said in the poll that they had voted for Republican candidates in the past. But large majorities indicated they would be less likely to favor Republicans in the future if they didn't act on immigration.