Tuesday, February 19, 2019

‘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 […]

NHLA launches Latinos United for Immigration Reform Campaign

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) has launched a new campaign called Latinos United for Immigration Reform, which will encourage Latinos to unite their community together and support comprehensive immigration reform. “The Latinos United for Immigration Reform campaign is the largest effort of its kind to organize our community,” says Hector Sanchez, Chair of NHLA. […]

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 […]

Efforts to Register Latino Voters Rise

Three of the largest Latino organizations in the nation announced a voter registration initiative as the importance of the Latino vote rises. As previously reported on La Plaza, the Hispanic Federation, the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), have united their efforts to mobilize Latino […]

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.  […]