Bloggings on Immigration Law and Policy

by Greg Siskind

Immigration Positions Not Likely to Sway GOP Voters

If you only read the comments section of immigration-related articles appearing on the Internet, you might believe there is an army of anti-immigrant voters out there prepared to pounce on any politicians who stray from the xenophobe party line. But we've seen public opinion polling suggesting otherwise and now interesting results from focus groups of GOP voters in South Carolina and Iowa showing these folks won't punish candidates with moderate immigration views.In fact, these GOP voters showed their own views have moderated quite a bit.

About The Author Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at

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