President Barack Obama on Wednesday told Latinos that Republicans were to blame for holding up changes to U.S. immigration laws, urging them to hold Republicans accountable for the problems in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking on the home turf of Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor who is...
By Irasema Garza, J.D., NCLR Policy Advisor The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has worked for two decades on state and national policy platforms to address issues of discrimination and disparate treatment of Latino youth in the criminal-justice...Show More Summary
Latino voters of both parties blame Congressional Republicans for failing to pass an immigration reform bill
Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow Mike Gonzalez spoke with Sandy Rios of the American Family Association. After Rios read an excerpt from a Federation for American Immigration Reform report claiming that an executive action would “open up federal and state benefits to individuals that are illegal immigrants,” Gonzalez said “Obama’s calculus” is to use undocumented immigrants [...]
Sean Hannity wants to shape the landscape of political discourse. Immigration reform is the hot button issue for the xenophobic Republican party, so it's essential to oppose President Obama in any attempt to help those living in the shadows. Show More Summary
Don't discount President Obama's decision to delay executive action on deportation and immigration reform until after the midterm election as a key factor in Tuesday's colossal losses for the Democratic Party. It was one of Obama and...Show More Summary
Luis Valenzuela, left, Carla Castedo, center, and Ricardo Martinez, right, prepare for an evening of canvassing in heavily-Latino neighborhoods on Wednesday, Oct. 15. These workers will provide information to voters about their polling places and voting deadlines in an effort in increase voter turnout. Show More Summary
"The Republican party does not have a platform for Latinos, that is true," he said. "But we're voting for the man." The post ‘We Have No Choice’: Texas Latino Leaders Say They’ll Compromise On Immigration Reform appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"He needs to stop playing politics, stop running for office, stop playing the ethnic groups..."
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE President Obama is pledging to Latinos that he’ll take executive action to ease deportations before the year’s end, vowing “this is not a question of if, but when.” Obama laid the blame for delays squarely at the feet of congressional Republicans, who he said exploited a crisis of undocumented children at the […]
When lawmakers, policy experts and advocates gather this week in Washington for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual policy summit, they will be discussing passing common sense immigration reform, accessing affordable health care, earning a living wage, and living in a clean environment. Show More Summary
For years, Republican opposition to immigration reform has exacted a steep political cost, the enmity of Latino voters.
Some Latino voters hopeful for sweeping immigration reform and amnesty say they plan to boycott the midterm elections because they're "fed up with President Barack Obama's broken promises." Fox News reports that several Latino activists have taken to social media and to the press to "voice their anger... Show More Summary
As the president decides to delay action on help for “los latinos imigrantes,” the “Colbert Report” host points out how unoriginal this approach is by noting all the Republicans who have mentioned the importance of immigration reform again and again and yet again for the past decade or so.
Barack Obama's announcement that he will delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections in November has drawn severe criticism from Latino and immigration groups, who say the president has put politics before people.
Criminal justice experts routinely point out a set of facts to show that the system is in need of serious reform. They frequently cite things like: incarceration rates are at an all-time high and disproportionately higher for Latinos and African Americans; the U.S. Show More Summary
Drum uses the above chart to explain why the GOP establishment is losing sleep over immigration reform: A new report from the Center for American Progress suggests they’re pretty justified in being scared. Immigration reform is an especially...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – As they push House Republican leaders to vote on immigration reform, warning them there will be a political cost for inaction, some leaders of Latino groups also expressed disappointment with the Obama Administration for delaying possible changes in its deportation policies. The Department of Homeland Security had been weighing possibly relaxing some […]
With no reform made since his initial promises in 2008 and everyone placing blame, the Latino vote—for both Blue and Red—will continue to be questionable come 2016.
For comedian George Lopez, immigration reform is no laughing matter. The Mexican-American star joined HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps on the couch Wednesday morning to promote his new FX sitcom, Saint George, and chat about why he feels...Show More Summary