Friday, September 20, 2019

Guest Blogger Series: Rep. Mike Honda “Immigration Reform Makes Cents”

House Speaker John Boehner’s recent selection of Rep. Elton Gallegly of California over Rep. Steve King of Iowa to head the Judiciary Committee’s immigration subcommittee is one step closer to the kind of reform for which past administrations, including those of former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan, had long called. Both […]

Guest Blogger Series: Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez “Who are Republicans Listening to? Not Latinos”

As featured in the The Huffington Post: In the past two months two prominent Republican leaders hosted national conferences to address what many call the Republican’s Latino “problem.” Former Speaker Newt Gingrich’s group, The Americano, held its first Hispanic Conference in Washington DC in December and just this past week, former Governor Jeb Bush’s first […]

GOP Attempts New Plan to Better Reach Hispanics

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is heading efforts to help salvage what is left of his party’s reputation with Hispanics after months of highly charged anti-immigrant rhetoric in hopes that gaining favor with this voting bloc will help Republicans win back the White House in 2012. As reported by La Plaza, The Hispanic Leadership Network […]

Republican State Lawmakers Mark their Ground over Birthright Citizenship

Several Republican state lawmakers revealed their plans to repeal the right to citizenship for children born on US soil to undocumented immigrants yesterday at a press conference in Washington, DC. The news conference, in which lawmakers from Arizona, Georgia, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Carolina expressed the hope that their national campaign end with a Supreme […]

“Sixth Sense” Congressman to Chair Immigration Committee

  Iowa Republican Steve King is slated to become the chairman of the US House subcommittee that oversees all immigration legislation. King, who well known for his staunch anti-immigrant stances and inflammatory remarks, has said he opposes the bi-partisan Dream Act.  Calling it a form of “amnesty”, he vows to use his position to block […]