By Samantha Leal | 11/05/2012 - 16:23 | 0 Comments
Ricky Martin will open for Michelle Obama in an event in Florida where the First Lady will speak to grassroots supporters. The event, which will be held in Orlando Park, will focus on getting all supporters out to the polls and encouraging them to get others to vote. Her speech will also focus on how far...
By Samantha Leal | 09/07/2012 - 09:40 | 0 Comments
While many states debate the availability of public benefits for undocumented immigrants who qualify for Obama's executive order, some states have already been denying certain state benefits, including in-state tuition and scholarships, to American citizens who are the children of undocumented immigrants, reports the ...
By Jill Pankow | 02/02/2012 - 13:40 | 0 Comments
Lidiane Carmo, the 15-year-old illegal immigrant and sole survivor of a deadly crash in Florida on Sunday has been reassured that she will not be deported.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Miss Lidiane Carmo as she deals with the tragic loss of her family,” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Barbara...
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/26/2012 - 17:43 | 0 Comments
In this week’s Tampa Bay, Florida Republican debate, the question was asked why candidates run ads in Spanish, ostensibly seeking the votes of Spanish speakers, but insist English be the only official language of the U.S. government.
This incident is a perfect example of the complicated relationship that politicians and...
By Grace Bastidas | 03/17/2011 - 14:30 | 2 Comments
Just because it’s been years since you were a college co-ed, doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the age-old ritual of spring break and take advantage of all the sun and fun. We’ve found some more adult versions of beach spots popular with adolescents. Tequila shots and booty shaking are up to you.
Daytona Beach and Panama City Beach...
By Mariela Rosario | 01/10/2011 - 18:30 | 0 Comments
Due to a recent redistricting of congressional seats, the Latino vote has an unprecedented opportunity to hold sway over the 2012 elections. According to analysis of Census data by the Pew Hispanic...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/19/2010 - 16:22 | 4 Comments
Some Latino Republicans are planning on crossing the aisle in order to support a vote on the DREAM act that Sen. Harry Reid, President Obama and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus want to push through during the lame-duck congress.
Republican U.S. Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/02/2010 - 17:00 | 2 Comments
Political fervor is at an all-time high today with people heading to the polls for Election Day. We wanted to step back and take a look at two Latinos who have been making waves on either side of aisle in American politics. Julian Castro, the young mayor of San Antonio has been hailed as "the next Obama" by some in Democratic circles. While Marco...
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