For many Latino families, there is no more important issue than access to quality, affordable health care. How can Republicans say they are interested in addressing the needs of the Latino community when they seek to repeal a law that would greatly benefit Latinos?
For many Latino families in my district, there is no more important issue than access to quality, affordable health care. According to the U.S. Census...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Thousands of mostly Latino protesters marched through downtown Los Angeles in a boisterous but peaceful May Day rally on Wednesday urging an overhaul of immigration laws to provide potential citizenship for millions of undocumen...
During an interview with a Florida radio station about the dangerous working conditions for undocumented Latino workers, the story of one of the listeners who called in got us all on the edge of our seats.
The Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill sets up a pretty long path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants — with a somewhat nasty catch. It will take about 13 years for immigrants to become full citizens, but for at least 10 of those years, they won’t be able to access any of the means-tested [...]
Paul Ryan shared a Republican presidential ticket last fall with a candidate who once offered up “self-deportation” as the answer to the country’s immigration woes, a formulation that helped send 70 percent of Latino voters to their opponent’s corner. Show More Summary
The GOP ought to remember that Latinos don't just vote for immigration reform alone. They vote for the party that will best represent their interests.
U.S.: Tens of thousands of protesters including Latino migrants and activists took part in marches yesterday calling for fair and comprehensive immigration reform. Guatemala: Guatemala became the eighth Latin American country in the past two years to recognize Palestine as a sovereign state. Show More Summary
Can Latino evangelicals help Republicans take a bite out of the Democratic advantage with Hispanic voters? Maybe. As my cover story “The Latino Reformation“ this week suggests, Latino evangelicals are a group that has strong conservative...Show More Summary
Watch the latest video at video.latino.foxnews.com Lawmakers are hoping for a deal on immigration reform. But, as they say, the damnation is always in the details.
Recently there have been a series of high profile endorsements for comprehensive immigration reform from the Republican Party. Immediately after the November 2012 election Bobby Jindal made a plea for more civility and and less stupidity on the immigration issue. Show More Summary
The RNC's "autopsy" buys into the idea that voting for "comprehensive immigration reform" is the key to winning Hispanic votes for the GOP: We are not a policy committee, but among the steps Republicans take in the Hispanic community and beyond, we must embrace and champion comprehensive immigration reform. Show More Summary
A new Latino Decisions poll finds that 32% of Latinos would more likely to vote Republican if the GOP backs a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. If they do not, 39% said they would be less likely to back Republican candidates. However, 48% said they're unlikely to change their view of the Republican Party either way.
For a majority of Latinos, immigration reform is personal, even for those whose legal status is resolved or was never in question.
The Republican party needs the Latino vote, so Jeb Bush, a contender for 2016, might want to support the bipartisan push for immigration reform. But his flip-flopping has won him few friends on either side of the aisle. His new book, Immigrant Wars, comes out against any path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, which reverses his previous support. Show More Summary
Scaring the crap out of Republicans since November 7, 2012. Gee, which do you think is more sincere? Colorado Republican Mike Coffman's years of anti-immigrant positions, or the support for immigration reform he's suddenly embracingShow More Summary
The message to Congress in the ad is very simple: The critical voices of Latinos who helped deliver a mandate for commonsense immigration reform in November's election are going to keep raising their voices as Congress begins the debate.
President Obama sends Kid President an Easter message! In totally unsurprising news, Latino support for President Obama is up as a result of his push for immigration reform. Putting President Obama’s face on an ad to sell chicken is totally offensive. CNN is making a huge mistake by removing Soledad O’Brien as a regular host. [...]
We should ensure that we use our political power to protect our entire community. Any plan for immigration reform that is not inclusive of LGBT couples and families threatens to weaken, undermine and divide us. We should reject proposals that do not encompass all our families.
Many Republicans still can’t seem to understand that there’s far more to Latino public opinion than immigration, and that immigration reform won’t be enough to bring Latino voters to the GOP. This is neatly captured in an op-ed for Politico … Continue reading ?