Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Comentarios from Maria: Nuevas órdenes ejecutivas se enfocan en los inmigrantes

Ha pasado un poco más de una semana desde que Donald Trump fue inaugurado como el presidente de Estados Unidos y ya está cumpliendo su promesa de atacar y marginar a las comunidades de color. La semana pasada, el presidente Trump firmó una serie de órdenes ejecutivas de inmigración que incluyen la aceleración de deportaciones para criminales y […]

Comentarios from Maria: Obama Will Sign Executive Orders to Help Immigrant Community

            Last week, President Obama declared he would “begin a new effort” to reform the nation’s immigration system on his own, without Congressional help. Ahead of the president’s announcement, Speaker of the House John Boehner said that he would not bring an immigration bill before the House of Representatives this […]

In a Year of Action, Obama Continues his Fight For Students

          In the last three decades, the average tuition at a public four-year university has more than tripled, while the income of a typical family remains stagnant. This week, President Obama announced a series of executive orders to ease the burden of student loan debt, which includes a presidential memorandum that […]

Latinos Support President Obama’s Plans for Stricter Gun Control

President Obama is set to announce his gun control plan today and may be expected to use more than a dozen executive orders to impose stricter gun control, a stance favored by Latinos across the country. While nearly 60% of Americans want stricter gun laws, a recent survey by the Pew Research Center says that […]

First Latina Governor Issues Harsh Executive Order on Immigration Reform

New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez issued an executive order this week that requires state law enforcement to question the immigration status of criminal suspects.  Martinez made national headlines last fall after being elected the first Latina governor in the nation’s history. Now, she has also become the latest player to endorse Arizona style anti-immigration.  […]