The Monkey Cage: Immigration


Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Why the Swiss voted to cap immigration

There’s a puzzle about Switzerland’s vote to cap immigration: The parts of the country with low immigration wanted to block more people coming in, while the parts with high immigration voted against the ban.

By Alexandre Afonso  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Europe, European Union, Immigration

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/20/2014

How race and religion have polarized American voters

Polarization in Washington reflects long-term shifts in American society and culture.

By Alan I. Abramowitz  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Demographics, Electorate, Immigration, Polarization, Religion

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Do new data on Hispanic attitudes present an opportunity for Republicans?

New data from Pew Research shows Hispanics are more concerned with relief from deportation than a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Does this offer a political opportunity for Republicans?

By Joshua Tucker  |  08:35 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration, public opinion