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Decision Points: Disproportionate Pretrial Detention of Blacks and Latinos Drives Mass Incarceration

Politicians across the spectrum have begun advocating for criminal justice reforms to reduce the prison population in the United States. Until recently, the dysfunctional bail process has not been at the forefront of the national discussion,...Show More Summary

Chris Hayes Explains What Conservative Guest Gets Wrong About Hispanic Support For Immigration Reform

On the November 3 edition of MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes, host Chris Hayes accurately pushed back on conservative columnist A.J. Delgado's faulty depiction of the Hispanic voting bloc. Delgado said that "two out of three LatinosShow More Summary

CNN Goes Liberal on Immigration: Sanders ‘Left’ Latinos ‘at the Alter’

On the subject of illegal immigration, CNN's debate went left with debate panelist Juan Carlos Lopez hitting Bernie Sanders for not being liberal enough. Lopez demanded, “Senator Sanders, in 2013 you voted for immigration reform. But...Show More Summary

What John Boehner’s Surprise Resignation Means For Immigration Reform

Immigration is a top priority for Latinos. The post What John Boehner’s Surprise Resignation Means For Immigration Reform appeared first on ThinkProgress.

For the record

Latino Catholics: In the Sept. 22 Section A, an article about the increasing presence of Latinos in the Catholic church said that the Catholic League and its president, Bill Donohue, were opposed to immigration reform. Neither has opposed immigration reform.

Pope Expected To Champion Cause Of Immigrants During U.S. Visit

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The push for comprehensive immigration reform may get a boost from divine intervention. Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with Latinos and immigrants, formally and informally, during his visit to Washington D.C., New York City and Philadelphia...Show More Summary

Latinos Deserve Full Economic Citizenship

As the political campaign season heats up, candidates are engaging in the now familiar debate about immigration reform and creating paths to citizenship for immigrants. The debate is very tangible for many in the Latino community - its outcome will determine whether families can stay together, how children will grow up and where people can work. Show More Summary

Rubio Is No Champion for Immigration Reform or Latino Voters

So far, there is only one Latino candidate on the top half of the long list of contenders for the 2016 presidential race: Marco Rubio. Many have not taken him seriously as a presidential contender. In the long tradition of career politicians, Rubio's career reads somewhat textbook. Show More Summary

Obama Finally Acknowledges Mass Incarceration But Proposes Reforms That Leave Failed ‘War on Drugs’ in Tact

For the first time in President Barack Obama’s administration, he used the phrase “mass incarceration” in a speech and appropriately called attention to the disproportionate impact incarceration has on black and Latinos in the United States. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump: ‘!Basta!’

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  -- Hillary Clinton got a rock star reception at a huge gathering of Latinos  where she praised hardworking immigrants, promised “real” immigration reform, and said she had “just one word for Donald Trump: “basta!” “Basta” or “enough” went over well and Clinton kept going. “I don’t have to wait to become president […]

Hillary to Announce Immigration Plan

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

Hillary Clinton will present her plan for immigration reform today in Las Vegas. She will say a path to citizenship is essential. Of all the people – including Latino GOP senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida – who... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Clinton to discuss immigration reform in Nevada

After years of delays in Congress, Latinos and immigration activists are watching Clinton's statements closely for signs of how she might break a legislative logjam on immigration and whether she would extend President Barack Obama's...Show More Summary

Newly Appointed San Diego Bishop Calls For Immigration Reform

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A history scholar selected by Pope Francis to be the new Roman Catholic bishop of San Diego said Tuesday that he will be a "friend" to the Latino community and called for comprehensive immigration reform. Monsignor Robert...Show More Summary

Obama slams Jeb Bush: He should ask John Boehner why there’s no immigration reform

9 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Juvenile-Justice Reform: What Are We Waiting For?

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

Latinos, Young Voters Applaud Obama Action On Immigration, Polls Show

Latino voters of both parties blame Congressional Republicans for failing to pass an immigration reform bill

Heritage Fellow: Obama Wants To Swap Freedom-Loving Americans With Latino Immigrants

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 [...]

Utah Sen. Mike Lee Will Help End Latino Support Of The GOP

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

Citizens United? Latinos, Blacks, Wage Earners and All of Us

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

Both parties duck immigration reform in attempts to attract Colorado’s Latino voters

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

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