Friday, August 19, 2022

Ted Cruz Wants To Deport All 12 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Heading into the Nevada Republican caucus, the most diverse presidential contest this year, Ted Cruz has vowed to use federal immigration officers to round-up and deport all 12 million undocumented immigration in the U.S. “Yes, we should deport them,” Cruz told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. “We should build a wall, we should triple the Border […]

Trump is Motivating Latinos To Vote Against And In Favor of Him

Donald Trump heads into Nevada caucus as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination based in part by his position on immigration. For the first time this primary season Mr. Trump will be competing in a state in which one of five eligible voters is Hispanic, this comes eight months after he called Mexican immigrants […]

Comentarios from Maria: Who Is Tougher and More Manly

Last Week’s Republican debate was a contest reminiscent of a “Saturday Night Live” skit entitled “¿Quien es mas macho?” In Spanish that means who is tougher and more manly. Sadly, we need much more than a macho man or woman. In the case of the presidency, that would mean a leader focused on solutions, not […]

Comentarios from Maria: Democrats Come to the Aid of Latino Community

Last week, in what can only be classified as a big victory for our community, congressional Democrats were able to kill a bill that would have cut federal funds to cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration laws, even the most draconian among them. Known as “sanctuary cities,” these cities, with the purpose of […]

GOP Debate Recap: Immigration Takes Center Stage

If there was something universally agreed upon during last night’s Republican primary debate on Fox News, it was this: our country is in bad shape, Hillary Clinton is a rogue puppet of liberal special interests, and Donald Trump actually believes everything Donald Trump is saying. The primetime contest showcased the top 10 polling Republican presidential […]

Comentarios from Maria: The debate over marriage equality

Last week, the Supreme Court took a historic step by considering one of the most controversial and enduring civil rights struggles of our time: if marriage equality is a right protected by our Constitution. Although we are still months from a final decision, I am certain that the justices of the Court will not lose […]

Comentarios from Maria: Ted Cruz and his Agenda of Contradictions

Imagine a world in which the junior Republican Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, were president of the United States. He announced last week his candidacy for the post. And in doing so, the Senator asked the American people to imagine how different the world would be with him as our president. The reality is that […]

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, […]

Ted Cruz Gathers Lawmakers to Oppose Republican Border Bill

            Senator Cruz, along with about two dozen conservative Congressmen, are set to oppose the House Republican-backed border bill, which calls for $659 million to be allocated to federal agencies in order to better secure the border. These conservative lawmakers believe the bill does not go far enough, with Cruz […]

Record Number of Latinos Sworn in to 113th Congress

A record number of Latinos were sworn in yesterday to the 113th Congress, with three U.S. Senators and 28 Latino House members making up the historic number. According to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), the 113th Congress is “the largest class [of Latinos] in our nation’s history.” Nine of these […]