Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

Canadian-Born Ted Cruz Insists He’s Eligible To Be President

Is he or isn’t he? That is the question surrounding Canadian-born Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s constitutional eligibility to be president of the United States should he come out on top after a long primary season and win the GOP nomination. Cruz, born in Alberta, Canada to an American mother and Cuban father, renounced his citizenship […]

In America, Francis Delivers Powerful Message of Social Justice to Washington

This week, Pope Francis I, the 266th successor of Saint Peter and head of the 1.2 billion-strong Catholic Church made his first visit to the United States, and became the third sitting pontiff to visit the United States as he was welcomed by U.S. President Barack Obama on the South Lawn of The White House […]

High-level White House Discussions Underway with Big Businesses On Immigration

A series of high-level talks with top business leaders are currently underway at the White House to explore a potential widening of the executive actions President Obama can take on immigration. Senior White House officials are meeting with corporate giants in the technology, agricultural and business sector in hopes of finding long-term solutions for the […]

White House Addresses Latinos to Sign Up For the Affordable Care Act

In this week’s White House weekly address, Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on Latinos, urging them to sign up and to help others sign up for health care coverage. In a Spanish language video, Muñoz, the highest-ranking Latino in the Obama Administration, urged […]

Latino Entrepreneur Honored at “Champions of Change” Ceremony

          John Herrera, a Costa Rica native and co-founder of the Latino Community Credit Union (LCCU) in North Carolina, was honored at the White House “Champions of Change” ceremony on Wednesday among 11 other foreign-born entrepreneurs. The ceremony aimed to focus attention on immigrant innovators and entrepreneurs who play a role […]

Guest Blogger Series: Maria Cardona “DREAM Act: First Big Step for GOP”

 This Op-Ed originally appeared in POLITICO. When I was invited to speak recently at the first Americano Forum – the effort hosted by former Speaker Newt Gingrich to reach out to conservative Latinos — I told the group that they had a long way to go with Latinos. There was unanimous agreement. I said a strong, […]

Hispanic Lawmakers Say President Obama Will Push for DREAM Act

At a White House meeting on Thursday with Hispanic lawmakers, President Obama promised to do everything in his power to help pass the DREAM Act, which would allow thousands of young people who attend college or join the military to become legal U.S. residents. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), who attended the meeting along with Rep. […]