Monday, June 24, 2019

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 […]

Comentarios From Maria: Our National Integrity and the CIA Torture Report

Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee published a report detailing the alarming tactics employed by the CIA in the aftermath of September 11th. The brutality of the actions described in the report was undoubtedly, inconsistent with the principles and ideals that we cherish as Americans.  The report reminds us that as a country, we are […]

John McCain claims Immigrants Caused Arizona Wildfires

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) says undocumented immigrants are to blame for the Arizona wildfires. McCain’s comments, which he made following his tour of the Wallow fire site in Arizona on Saturday, have gained national attention after the U.S. Forest Service disputed the senator’s claims saying that there was no evidence that undocumented immigrants caused the […]

Senators Revisit Talks on Immigration

Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) have renewed their partnership and are giving immigration reform another try; though this time they are playing their cards differently. Instead of directing their efforts on members of Congress who have long supported a bipartisan immigration bill, they are setting their gaze on a combination of both […]

Mid-Term Election Results and the Latino Vote

Tuesday night’s results definitely told a tale that involved the Hispanic vote.  On Tuesday, we laid out what were going to be the likely elections most influenced by Latino voters across the country.  Countless predictions came true about a Republican wave sweeping Congress while Democrats managed to hold on to control of Senate.  Nevada “Did […]

Arizona Governor Calls Immigrants ‘drug mules’

Even the top Republicans in her own state disagree with Gov. Jan Brewer’s comments that most undocumented workers are ‘drug mules.’ Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Senator John McCain says he does not believe that most workers crossing the border in Arizona are smuggling drugs.  He’s not the only official disputing the comments. The […]