By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 11:46 | 0 Comments
In order to save money in the rough economy, Republicans are proposing denying child tax credits to undocumented immigrants. The plan would require parents looking to receive the tax credit to provide their Social Security number to receive the refund checks, which average about $1,800, ostracizing illegal workers. Were the...
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa seated with First Lady for President's Speech on Job Creation
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2011 - 16:10 | 0 Comments
Tonight, LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be seated next to Michelle Obama during President Obama's speech to the joint session of Congress on how we can create more jobs for the American public.
He recently spoke to Madeleine Brand of Southern California Public radio on what he hopes to hear tonight in the nation'...
By Mariela Rosario | 12/02/2010 - 12:00 | 7 Comments
The failure to address immigration reform and, more specifically, the DREAM Act, may backfire miserably on both Republicans and Democrats. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) filed a motion on Tuesday to vote for closure on the DREAM Act, essentially forcing Congress to...
By Stacey Rivera | 11/02/2010 - 08:44 | 1 Comment
After months of politicians courting our vote, and in some cases urging us not to vote, Election Day is finally here. While the outcome of the elections is unclear, what is clear is that these elections will be more influenced by Latinos than ever before. Still unsure who to vote for, or even if you are voting today? Read our election coverage here.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/22/2010 - 14:15 | 3 Comments
As soon as she heard that Republicans had filibustered a defense bill that would have brought the DREAM Act to a vote in the Senate, Lizbeth Mateo got on a plane and headed to Washington D.C., along with other DREAM Act student activists who are not giving up on getting the decade-old bill passed this year. “I’ve been here since then,...
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