Wednesday, January 16, 2019

GOP Congressional Incumbents are Calling for Immigration Reform Plans

Two Illinois Republicans considered among the nation’s most vulnerable congressional incumbents are breaking from their party and its outspoken presidential nominee, Donald Trump, to push laws that would include a path to citizenship for people living in the country illegally. Rep. Bob Dold and Sen. Mark Kirk joined GOP Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and […]

Comentarios from Maria: Is Melania ‘lying and crooked’ over her immigration story?

Donald Trump has made immigration a cornerstone of his bid for the presidency. His campaign has not been shy about using his wife Melania’s own experience as a “lawful” immigrant to justify why her husband is pushing such a draconian immigration proposal that would deport the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United […]

Latino Family Signs Letter Requesting That Trump Apologizes

Carlos Arredondo and his family found purpose in building a community with other families like theirs that lost children in war, but he fears Donald Trump could lead to more families like his. Arredondo is the father of Marine Lance Cpl. Alexander Arredondo, who was killed in Iraq by a sniper. Arredondo and his wife […]

Trump Has A New Latino Outreach Director

Ileana Garcia has what arguably could be the toughest mission on the Donald Trump campaign – getting Latinos to warm up to him. Garcia, a Cuban-American from South Florida, said she will be the Trump campaign’s liaison with the Republican National Committee regarding Latinos and outreach efforts targeting the community. Garcia grabbed national headlines due […]

Clinton: Latinos “Make Our Nation Stronger”

Hillary Clinton has a clear message to our community. We need to turn out to vote because this is our election. On Thursday she urged us to send a message to Donald Trump “with one voice that Latinos are a vital part of the American community.” “We are not strangers,” Clinton stated, in her remarks […]

Comentarios from Maria: GOP’s Back-up Plan Against Clinton Goes Up In Flames

Political America can now exhale. FBI Director James Comey announced today that he would not be recommending any charges be brought against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, for intentionally mishandling classified information. While there is certainly a huge sigh of relief coming from Brooklyn headquarters, there’s no question that […]

Florida Latinos: “Time To Get Out The Vote”

Florida is one of the most important swing states in presidential elections and it is also one of the most diverse states. It is home to the most diverse population of Latinos and they have grown even larger in size and diversity since the last presidential election. Another group which has since seen an increase […]

Latino Civil Rights Group Say “No” To Trump Over “Vilification” Of Latinos

Earlier this week the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest Latino civil rights organization in the country, decided not to invite Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to their annual convention this year. They cited the presumptive GOP’s comment on the Latino community as “indiscriminate vilification of an entire community.” NCLR National President and […]

Hillary Only Candidate To Release Statement On DACA Anniversary

Yesterday, we celebrated the 4th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which has helped thousands of un-documented immigrant children stay in the U.S. Unlike this Republican congress, which has gotten less work done than any other congress before it, President Barack Obama took action and signed an executive order which helped keep […]

Comentrios from Maria: A Year Of Continued Rants Against Democracy And Citizenship

This week marks the one year anniversary of the real estate mogul, Donald Trump, announcing his candidacy for president with a speech based on racism and xenophobia. Trump said at the time that Mexicans immigrants, who make the delicate decision to leave their country, were nothing more than rapists and criminals, claiming that he would […]