Saturday, December 16, 2017

Guest Blogger: Congresista Ben Ray Luján: Donald Trump llegó a la Cámara de Representantes

Después de otra ronda de victorias en la primaria republicana de este martes por Donald Trump, hoy los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes harán todo lo posible para exceder a Trump y su retórica antiinmigrante. El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes Paul Ryan, quien tomó la presidencia prometiéndoles a sus colegas ultraconservadores o […]

Obama’s Immigration Orders Go To The Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the legality of President Barack Obama’s executive orders granting legal status to immigrants brought to the US as children or immigrants with children born in the US. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that the administration was “certainly interested in moving forward with […]

Trumpeting Progress, Obama Urges Return to Civility

Emboldened by the successes of the past seven years, the President took a somewhat nontraditional victory lap in last night’s State of the Union address, the last of his term. Obama employed less of the soaring rhetoric that he is known for and delivered his report card on his administration as well as his vision […]

In Last State of the Union, Legacy and 2016 To Dominate Obama’s Address

President Obama is set to deliver the final State of the Union address of his administration Tuesday night. When he enters the House Chamber to address a joint session of Congress, the Cabinet, Supreme Court Justices and the American people he will be hoping to solidify his legacy, and offer a more optimistic vision for […]

Clinton Nabs Huge Latino Endorsement in Julian Castro

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for the 2016 presidential nomination, fresh off her decisive victory in this week’s democratic debate in Las Vegas, made a big campaign stop in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday to receive the crucial endorsement of one of the nation’s most prominent and future leaders in the party, Housing and Urban […]

Health Insurance Gains for Latinos At Risk In Upcoming Obamacare Ruling

Despite the passage of the Affordable Care Act and 4.2 million Latinos gaining access to health insurance as a result, Latinos continue to be the most uninsured demographic in the United States and that statistic could worsen if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs in the King v. Burwell case being […]

Immigrant deportations down to lowest numbers in a decade

New data has indicated that the Obama Administration is on pace to deport the fewest number of undocumented immigrants in a decade, tracing back to the middle of President George W. Bush’s second term. This comes as President Obama continues to fight the legal battle over the constitutionality of his executive actions, extending protection from […]

Comentarios from Maria: Republican Budget Would Be Disastrous for the Community and the Country

Last week, Republicans in the House and Senate passed a federal budget that tramples on workers and the middle class, and damages aspirations for a better future for their children. The Republican Party and its extremist philosophy seem to forget that it serves a democracy and not just its conservative base and the most privileged […]

Today: Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto to Meet with President Barack Obama in Washington

Today, Mexico’s President, Enrique Peña Nieto will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss a range of topics including Obama’s executive action on immigration, economic development and the recent move to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Peña Nieto comes to Washington amid increasingly vocal national and international protests regarding Mexico’s endemic […]

Comentarios From Maria: Our Community Supports the President’s Executive Action

The Latino community is more united than ever.  9 in 10 Latino voters support the President’s executive actions that will protect at least 5 million undocumented immigrants from being deported. Latinos are not alone: according to various recent studies, a majority of Americans recognize that these actions are an important step towards protecting our country […]