Monday, June 17, 2024

Latino Lawmakers Act to Reverse a History of Anti-Immigrant Legislation

In California, a new generation of Latino lawmakers is intent on erasing anti-immigrant laws from the history books. Legislation like Proposition 187, which withheld services like healthcare and education from undocumented immigrants, is chief among these laws. The law has since been struck down as unconstitutional, after it passed with 59% voter approval in 1994. […]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Law, Proposition 200

          This morning, the Supreme Court struck down Proposition 200, an Arizona law that requires people to submit proof of citizenship when they register to vote. Citizenship is a requirement to vote in any federal election. When voting, people are required to state that they are American citizens with the understanding […]

GOP Displays Signs of Disunity From Coast to Coast

Leaders within the Republican Party in California and Florida are dealing with internal strife. The GOP in California opted not to support Arizona’s SB 1070 despite a push by conservative activists in the state to do so during its semiannual convention this weekend.   Meanwhile, in Florida, the Republican Party called off a pair of “unity” […]

Guest Blogger Series: Randy Parraz on “California Lessons to Bring Arizona Change It Needs”

Latinovations thanks Randy Parraz for his contribution to La Plaza.  Parts of today’s guest blog originally appeared in the Huffington Post. California Lessons Will Bring Arizona the Change It Needs Arizona has been in national headlines lately for all the wrong reasons.  I am sure you are as tired as I am about hearing the […]