Wednesday, October 23, 2019

At USHCC Sanders Talks Wages, Trade & Immigration

On Thursday, Bernie Sanders, Independent senator from Vermont and a 2016 Democratic candidate for president, spoke at a U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Q&A discussion where he sought to outline his candidacy to the business group and explain what sets him apart from the other Democratic candidates, particularly former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. […]

Senate Confirms Sarah Saldaña as Head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency

This week, the Senate confirmed Sarah Saldaña, as the new head of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). Saldaña is a Dallas based federal prosecutor and will become the first Latina to lead the agency responsible for enforcing federal laws regarding border control, customs, trade and immigration. In a statement regarding Saldaña’s confirmation, […]

Obama Prepares for Mexico

In light of his scheduled trip to Mexico, President Barack Obama met with leaders of Latino groups on Monday. Obama met with leaders from the National Council of La Raza, theNational Hispanic Council on Aging, the League of United Latin American Citizens, and the NDN in addition to several other groups. In the meeting, the […]