Are Asian Americans Who Have Interracial Relationships Politically Distinct?Danielle Casarez Lemi, SMU, and Augustine Kposowa, University of California, Riverside
Key finding: People with interracial partners are more likely to care about racial issues, less likely to favor co-ethnic candidates and to belong to ethnically concentrated civic groups, and are no more likely to be concerned about immigration or favor a pathway to citizenship.
The Politics of Latina/o Faith: Examining Religion as a Political Cleavage Among Latinas/os
Key takeaways from Dr. Reyes-Barrientez's research:
- A majority of Latinas/os self-identify as conservative and yet affiliate with and vote for candidates of the Democratic Party.
- Latina/o evangelical Catholics and Latina/o evangelical Protestants maintain similar religious beliefs and behaviors.
- Latina/o Catholics are more likely to express a strong sense of group consciousness and more likely to vote for the Democratic Party than Latina/o Protestants.
- Latina/o evangelical Catholics are more likely to express a strong sense of group consciousness and more likely to identify with the Democratic Party than Latina/o evangelical Protestants.
Framing Immigration: An Overview of Persuasive Messaging Strategies for Political Communicators
- News of immigrant protests increases Latinos/as’ welcoming policy attitudes
- News of immigrant protests increases non-Latinos/as’ restrictive policy attitudes