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New citizens are sworn in during a naturalization ceremony at Department of Interior September 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. According to one recent study, in 2011, only 61 percent of eligible legal permanent residents became U.S. citizens.
Many immigrants in the U.S. stop midway along the path to citizenship - Washington Post From the story: "In 2011, 61 percent of eligible immigrants became citizens, according to a recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center. But among Mexicans, who are by far the largest group of immigrants in the country, the citizenship rate was just 36 percent."
Janet Napolitano: Immigration 'No. 1 priority' - Politico At a breakfast marking the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, DHS secretary Janet Napolitano told Politico's Mike Allen that..."I would say, frankly, that our No. 1 priority in terms of legislation is immigration.”
Jeb Bush: No path to citizenship in immigration reform - ABC News Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has come out against a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, supporting just a path to legal status because he says a path to citizenship would violate the rule of law.
Poll: Asian voters lean Democratic - Politico A new Gallup poll has 57 percent of Asian Americans leaning Democratic versus 28 percent leaning Republican, but that "they are not strongly committed to either the GOP or the Democratic Party."
California GOP seeks new emphasis on Latino outreach - Sacramento Bee Talk of how to reach out and get the attention of Latinos voters was prevalent at the California Republican Party Convention in Sacramento over the weekend.