Friday, April 16, 2021

Puerto Rican Birth Certificates Turned Down in Ohio

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is turning away Puerto Ricans applying for state-issued identification cards on the grounds that their birth certificates are considered invalid. Elizabeth Torres, whose 19-year-old son was denied an identification card by the BMV, says Puerto Ricans are not being given their rights as US citizens. “We’re not illegal aliens, […]

Senate Committee Begins Hearing on Aponte Nomination

Yesterday, the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations began hearings on the nomination of Mari Carmen Aponte to be US Ambassador to El Salvador.  Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) presided over the hearing. Senate Republicans have attempted to stall action her confirmation over reported allegation more than ten years old that Aponte had a relationship in […]