Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Comentarios From Maria: Why Latinos Should Not Sit Out This Election

Last week President Obama addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala, the largest gathering of Latino elected officials, leaders, activists, and young Latinos working in Washington. In the middle of his rousing speech, the crowd started booing as the president outlined the Republicans’ inaction on immigration legislation. The president then said emphatically, “Don’t boo — […]

Comentarios From Maria: Obama’s wise move on immigration

As a Latina activist I was devastated to learn the President would delay executive action to keep undocumented immigrants with no criminal record from getting deported. He’d promised he’d do it, our community expected it, and the country’s economy needed it — especially as Republicans have abdicated their obligation to pass real and lasting legislative […]

‘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 […]