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2012 Asian American Voters: Five Facts

The article below is a crosspost. "5 Facts about 2012 Asian American Voters" was prepared by Anh Phan of the Center for American Progress. This article finds its complement also in the read-between-the-line issues laid bare in the 2012 Facts for Features: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2012 (based on the 2010 U.S. Census).

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters in the Electorate

 Please join the Center for American Progress and Progress 2050 for a special presentation:

Asian American and Pacific Islander Voters in the Electorate

May 16, 2011, 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Admission is free.

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Looking forward to immigration reform and how it will benefit the U.S. economy by $1.5 trillion

(From Restore Fairness blog) Do we need more evidence of the fact that Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) will benefit the country? For those that are unconvinced, the new report brought out by the Center for American Progress and Immigration Policy Center should help point our how crucial CIR is to the future of the U.S. economy.


Immigration Policy is on the horizon but what about fair and just enforcement policy?

From Restore Fairness blog.

The past fortnight witnessed numerous developments on the immigration front, and almost all roads seem to be pointing to the pressing need to for immigration reform that ensures fair and just enforcement.


Janet Napolitano speaks on immigration reform

PREPARED REMARKS BY SECRETARY NAPOLITANO ON IMMIGRATION REFORM AT THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS

Thank you to John Podesta for that warm introduction. John is a good friend of mine, and I admire the work he’s done here at the Center for American Progress to advance the national debate on a range of important issues. John and I have worked together extensively, and I look forward to his continued partnership.


Take action: Don't let divisive and racial politics wreck the census

From Restore Fairness blog

Republican Senators Vitter and Bennett are trying to wreck the US Census. Mr. Vitter is demanding that the census be forced to add a question about citizenship status to its 2010 questionnaire – a move that would cost millions of dollars in tax payers money and fundamentally compromise the nature of the census.


When religion and immigration say hello

While at the Detention Watch Network conference to attack the detention crisis head-on (its more than 400,000 detainees a year – when will it stop growing?), I have met a number of faith-based organizations that are doing incredible work in their communities to advocate for fair and just immigration.


Event: Progressive Revolution Book Tour in SF, 2/17

Please Join: Vida Benavides, Monica Walsh, Laura Efurd, Maria Echeveste, Yoko Nakagawa, Keith Kamisugi, Gene Benavides, Bouapha Toommaly, Trina Villanueva, Hector Preciado, Emi Gusukuma, Tessie Guillermo, Daphne Kwok in a Conversation with Mike Lux, author of "The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in American Came To Be."