Sunday, January 17, 2021

Two Republican Latinos Voted to Impeach Trump

Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington and Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio were among 10 Republican members who voted to impeach Trump because he incited a riot in the Capitol. When interviewed, Rep. Herrera stated, “The President of the United States incited a riot aiming to halt the peaceful transfer of power from one administration to […]

Kamala Harris Teases Biden Administration Immigration Priorities

The upcoming administration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President- elect Kamala Harris, will focus their term in office in decreasing  wait times to obtain citizenship, granting automatic green cards to protected undocumented immigrants and adding immigration judges to decrease backlogs on court hearings. During an interview, Harris mentioned an immigration reform bill that her and […]

Trump’s Second Impeachment; How Does the Process Works?

After a domestic terrorist attack on the Capitol incited by President Trump, the House of Representatives is currently preparing to impeach Trump for a second time after less than a year of his first impeachment. Many are asking themselves if Trump can be impeached for a second time. The Constitution gives broad leeway to the […]

Cuba Declared as a State Sponsor of Terrorism by the U.S.

On Monday, the Trump administration declared Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism. This is an attempt aimed at undoing the Obama-era legacy of opening U.S relations with Cuba just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State, stated “The Trump Administration has been focused from the start on denying the Castro […]

Black & Latino Residents Feared for Their Safety Amid Capitol Riots

As domestic terrorists breached the Capitol, Bryan Campion-Thompson watched in horror as the city he was born and raised in fell siege. As sirens blared past his apartment on Massachusetts Avenue, Campion grew increasingly frightened by what was happening. Supporters of President  Trump yelled insults and chanted “four more years” refusing to leave despite a […]

UPS Driver Fired After Making Racist Comments When Delivering to a Latino Household

While delivering a package to a Latino household, a UPS driver went on a racist rant days before Christmas. The video was caught by the home’s doorbell camera, which shows a white man wearing a UPS uniform on the porch holding a package and writing what appears to be a “failed to deliver” note. In […]

Guest Blogger: “The importance of the Georgia Runoff Senate Election”

Georgia was BLUE, yes, it was BLUE during a long period. Up until 2003 Georgia Governors were Democrats, President Jimmy Carter was among them (1971 – 1975). It voted for presidential democratic candidates up until 1960 with John F. Kennedy, then again in 1976 and 1980 with Jimmy Carter, for Bill Clinton in 1992, and […]

Congressman Richie Torres Makes History as the First Openly Gay Afro-Latino

Bronx Representative, Richie Torres becomes the first openly gay Afro-Latino. Before being sworn in, he stated, “There is, I think, always tremendous pressure when you are the first. For me, that pressure is to make sure I’m not the last.” Torres will be representing New York City’s 15th District, which is where he grew up. […]

DACA At Risk; Texas Challenges Legality of DACA

Texas along with 8 other Republican-led stated will ask a federal court today to rule the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unlawful, this program protects from deportation young immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children. In 2017, the Trump Administration first attempted to end DACA, but their attempts were blocked by the […]

Mixed-Status Families Eligible for New Covid-19 Relief Package

The new Covid-19 relief package is expected to pass Congress very soon and this time households with people of mixed immigration status will be eligible. This is a significant change from the previous relief package because it excluded millions of people in mixed-status families in a pandemic in which immigrants are among the front-line workers. […]