Sunday, August 18, 2019

Hillary Clinton to Speak at the 87th Annual LULAC National Convention & Exposition

Hillary Clinton and several of her surrogates will attend this week’s League of United Latin American Citizens convention shortly before the GOP’s political convention. Donald Trump and his representatives won’t be coming to the convention, though he was invited, but his camp never responded. Brent Wilkes, executive director of LULAC, an organization with a long […]

‘Movimiento Hispano’ to Bolster Latino Millenial Voter Turnout

            During a press conference marking the beginning of the 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens Convention (LULAC), National Executive Director Brent Wilkes announced that LULAC was partnering with the Hispanic Federation and the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) to mobilize Latino voters ahead of the […]

Voter ID Laws Add More Fuel to Immigration Debate

According to a recent Fox News poll, 70% of Americans favor voter ID laws, which is criticized by minority groups as a tool for intimidation. Voter ID laws, which vary by state, require any voter to provide proof of citizenship and legal residence. Some minority groups are critical of this type of legislation, noting that […]

Going Hungry for a DREAM

A number of students across the nation have gone hungry for more than 30 days in order to bring attention to the DREAM Act. Even the real danger of harming their health hasn’t deterred them and now they have even been joined by civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, a labor leader and co-founder of the […]

Puerto Rican Birth Certificates Turned Down in Ohio

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is turning away Puerto Ricans applying for state-issued identification cards on the grounds that their birth certificates are considered invalid. Elizabeth Torres, whose 19-year-old son was denied an identification card by the BMV, says Puerto Ricans are not being given their rights as US citizens. “We’re not illegal aliens, […]

Immigration is a Top Concern for Latinos

The findings of a poll conducted earlier this summer show that the immigration issue is the primary concern among Latinos, and the majority of them will vote only for those candidates who back immigration reform. The poll was conducted by LatinoMetrics during the last week of May and the first two weeks of June, 2010.  […]