Thursday, November 21, 2019

Guest Blogger: Maribel Hastings “The Politics of SB 1070”

As frenzied political junkies begin to chatter about the fight for the Latino vote in November, another fight is brewing in Washington this spring. Yesterday, the highest court in the land heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070. The Court has the potential to officially condone the use of racial […]

The Hispanic Institute calls on Governor Romney to reign in Extreme Faction

Today, The Hispanic Institute called on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to denounce a House bill that would effectively militarize America’s borders. The National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act (H.R. 1505), authored by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), would give the Department of Homeland Security expanded powers to obtain operational control of federal lands […]

Comentarios from Maria: “GOP Driving Away Latinos, Women, and the All-Important Latina Mom”

Much has been written about the GOP’s huge hole with Latino voters and how that will prevent them from reaching the White House. In fact, a new poll of just Latino voters has no Republican presidential candidate polling above 14% against President Obama. Dios mio! As if that weren’t enough, the GOP is now busy […]

Guest Blogger Series: Gus K. West “Rhetoric in GOP Primary Harmful to Hispanics”

Immigration has surfaced as one of the top issues in this Republican presidential primary — thanks in no small part to the United States’ ever-growing population of Hispanics, now the country’s second-largest group. Despite the voting power of this sizable bloc, the Republican candidates haven’t distinguished themselves as friends of immigrants. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt […]

Comentarios from Maria Cardona: “Dangerous GOP Debates”

The recent GOP debate in Arizona should be a great cause for concern for Republicans. While the candidates and the party hope they are one step closer to having a nominee, their chances of winning the White House in November seem to be fading with every passing day. In a political cycle that started off […]

Maria Cardona on NPR’s Michael Eric Dyson Show

Listen to Maria Cardona on NPR’s Michael Eric Dyson Show as she discusses the importance of Latina mothers in the upcoming 2012 presidential elections and the results of the Mamiverse.com/impreMedia/Latino Decision poll.

Latino Students Protest Romney’s Visit to Arizona

While Republican president hopeful Mitt Romney visited the State of Arizona, a group of young Latinos protested his visit due to his stance on immigration reform and the Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. As it stands, the legislation, which would create a path to citizenship for over two million undocumented immigrants […]

Poll Shows Florida Latina Moms Support President Obama, not Compelled by GOP

The results of a flash poll released this week by Mamiverse.com, impreMedia, and Latino Decisions, that reveals the issues most important to the country’s fastest growing demographic, shows that President Obama enjoys considerable support from Florida Latina Moms, who also find the GOP “less than compelling.” Conducted in partnership with Latino Decisions, a Washington DC […]

Romney rolls out Spanish-Language Ad

Despite a history of supporting “English immersion” over bilingual education in Massachusetts, and a harsh stance on immigration, republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney rolled out his first Spanish-language television ad on Wednesday. As previously reported on La Plaza, the ad came out on the same day that Romney “proudly” received the endorsement by Kansas Secretary […]

Romney “proud” over Endorsement from Author of Harsh Immigration Laws

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney touted the endorsement today by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, author of several anti-immigrant laws across the country including Arizona’s SB 1070, on his website. The announcement comes on the same day Romney released a Spanish-language ad in south Florida courting Latino voters. “I’m so proud to earn Kris’s […]