Thursday, December 13, 2018

LULAC’s President in hot waters for letter endorsing Trump’s immigration plan

The leader of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S. said Wednesday he has “rescinded” a letter endorsing President Trump’s immigration framework that includes a border wall after receiving angry criticism from members and activists. “It’s just bad timing because most people think this letter is endorsing what the president said about immigration […]

Latino Political Power, an FBI Concern Unveiled

Historians are saying that a memo included in recently released John F. Kennedy documents by the National Archives shows that the FBI was concerned about the growing political power of Latinos.

Trump Administration Discontinues Latino Outreach for Obamacare Registration

In the recent years, by early August Luis Torres was already in the midst of weekly meetings with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the White House to prepare for the start of the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period on November 1. This year, Torres’, the policy director for the League […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zero Rating Internet Access Essential for the Future

Earlier this week the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) hosted a panel session on Capitol Hill to discuss the importance of Zero Rating Internet access and the positive impact of free data on diverse communities. The panelist provided intel from diverse fields within the industry, and discussed Free Data and Zero Rating Internet […]

Trump Has Just Woken Up A Giant

Donald Trump, the GOP front-runner, has run on the theme of hate. His divisive rhetoric on immigration and Mexican immigrants have finally motivated the sleeping giant, Latinos are registering to vote and becoming citizens at higher rates. After multiple attacks from the real-estate mogul, Latinos are fighting back. These newly registered citizens are intend on […]

LULAC Brings Leaders Together To Discuss Immigration

Hundreds of Hispanic leaders congregated in our nation’s capital yesterday at the LULAC National Legislative Conference. They came together to talk about many of the important issues that envelope the Hispanic community such as health care disparities, criminal justice reform, and most importantly, comprehensive immigration reform. From Donald Trump’s offensive, anti-immigrant rhetoric to much more […]

Iowa’s Latinos Hope to Make Greater Impact In Caucuses

Iowa’s small Latino population is looking to make a big impact in the 2016 presidential caucuses this year. While Latinos in Iowa only make up about 3% of all registered voters, in small, rural towns across the state, a handful of caucus-goers could tip the balance in those precincts and have a significant impact in […]

Latinos Hold “SNL DUMP TRUMP” Rally At NBC’s Rockefeller Center

Latino groups ratcheted up their pressure on NBC in their continued push to drop Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Saturday’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) appearance with a protest in front of NBC studios in New York’s Rockefeller Center they dubbed “SNL Dump Trump Rally” Thursday. “It is shameful for ‘SNL’ and NBC to think […]