Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Comentarios from Maria: Now Is The Time To Register And Vote

After the primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire things are clear, these elections are very important to define the future of this country. Since the beginning of this election cycle there has been a very dangerous dialogue going on within the Republican Party in which candidates for the presidential nomination continue their odyssey of demonizing […]

Immigration Hall of Shame

Immigrants’ List (IL), a bipartisan political action committee, recently revealed the names of 10 Washington politicians who made it into their “Immigration Hall of Shame.” These politicians, both Republicans and Democrats, are characterized as posing the biggest threat to fixing America’s broken immigration system. Congressman Steve King (R-IA) made the top of the list for […]

Anti-Immigrant Republican will not Chair Subcommittee on Immigration

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) was expected to become the chair of the House Judiciary immigration subcommittee but was instead passed over for the role by the new Republican House leadership. As previously reported by La Plaza, Somos Republicans, a group of Hispanic Republicans that was organized in response to Arizona’s SB 1070, strongly opposed his […]

New Republican Controlled House Will Target Children of Undocumented Immigrants

The newly elected Republican majority in the House is looking to deny citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants once it takes the reins early next year in the new Congress. A bill that would deny “birthright citizenship” to these children is expected to be introduced by the incoming chairman of the subcommittee that oversees […]

Latino Republican Group Calls for GOP Leadership Not to Appoint Smith and King to Oversee Immigration Legislation

Somos Republicans, a group of Hispanic Republicans that was organized in response to Arizona’s SB 1070, is taking on its party’s Congressional leadership and urging them not to appoint Reps. Lamar Smith (TX) and Steven King (IA) to positions where they will oversee immigration legislation. DeeDee Blase, an Arizona Latina, is the founder of the […]