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Immigration

The Hispanic vote is once again expected to have a big impact on the 2016 presidential election with immigration and the economy as important issues to Hispanics.  What impact will immigration policy and politics have on the 2016 election? What issues will drive the Latino vote and what role will Latinos play? How does the Republican party view people of color? UNM political experts discuss these and other immigration issues.


What historically has limited the Latino immigrant vote in the United States?
Richard Schaefer - Professor/Associate Chair- Communication and Journalism
March 24, 2016

How does the Republican Party view people of color?
Christine Sierra - Emeritus Professor- Political Science
March 22, 2016

What impact will immigration policy and politics have on the 2016 election?
Gabriel Sanchez - Associate Professor- Political Science
March 14, 2016

New Mexico was one of the few "Swing States" in Barack Obama's 2008 presidential win. Will New Mexico play a pivotal role as well in 2012? UNM assistant professor Gabriel Sanchez examines this question.

Could a President Trump deport any group he doesn't want in the U.S.?
Peter Kierst - Senior Lecturer and Graduate Advisor- Political Science
March 11, 2016

Obama's Use of Executive Powers Related to Deporation
Peter Kierst - Senior Lecturer and Graduate Advisor- Political Science
March 11, 2016

Is President Obama working within his executive power when he sends rules about who should or should not be deported to the Justice Department and to the Department of Homeland Security?