By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2013 - 10:23
The Senate is feeling the heat from President Obama in regards to immigration reform. During a naturalization ceremony for 28 new citizens at the White House on Monday, Obama declared that he wants to see the passage of a bill that will fix the immigration system "as soon as possible.”
By Sugey Palomares | 03/19/2013 - 16:32
After a day since President Barack Obama announced his Cabinet nomination, he is already feeling the heat from conservatives about his pick. Dominican American Thomas Perez was offered the seat as the next Secretary of Labor to replace Hilda Solis since her resignation, but Rush Limbaugh recently went on a rant about the civil rights lawyer.
By Samantha Leal | 03/11/2013 - 15:15
President Obama intends to name Thomas Perez as the new secretary of Labor, who currently serves as the assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, reports the LA Times. If passed, Perez would be the only Latino in the Cabinet at this point in Obama's second term.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2013 - 11:16
Despite President Barack Obama’s challenge of delivering spending cuts for the sequester deadline on March 1st, a new survey conducted by USA Today and the Pew Research Center claims that his approval rate among Latinos has improved dramatically.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/21/2013 - 13:13
In the midst of President Obama's highly anticipated immigration reform proposal—a leaked version raised GOP concerns for reportedly not tying a pathway to citizenship to new border security measures—a new report found that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained nearly 1 million people between 2008 and 2012. Of those detained, 800 were American citizens, which is illegal for authorities to do.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/01/2013 - 12:18
We all know Eva Longoria shines in front of the camera, but the flawless beauty who rose to fame playing sly adulteress Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, is more than just a famous face. Longoria's committed to empowering the Latino community and succeeded at enfranchising millions to vote. We can't wait to see her school America as a panelist alongside N.J.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/23/2013 - 13:27
Jennifer Lopez defended Beyoncé’s now infamous national anthem rendition at President Obama's second inauguration Monday on The Daily Show last night. The performance, which has caused quite a stir after speculation that Beyoncé lip-synced "The Star Spangled Banner," was the first thing Jon Stewart asked Lopez about when she stopped by to promote her new film Parker.
By Samantha Leal | 01/22/2013 - 11:12
The 2013 Presidential Inauguration weekend was a momentous occasion – and a hugely significant one for us! From the first Latino inaugural poet to the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice swearing in Vice President Biden, Latinos took center stage and a more prominent role in Obama’s second inauguration. Here’s a look at some of our favorite moments of the weekend.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/18/2013 - 13:19
Four-time Grammy and seven-time Latin Grammy-winning rock legends Maná will perform at the official presidential inaugural ball on Mon. Jan. 21, a separate event from Eva Longoria's Latino Inaugural 2013.
By Fox News Latino | 01/17/2013 - 11:39
Outgoing Labor Secretary Hilda Solis regrets that more people were not hired under her leadership.
She's confident that President Barack Obama will address concerns over diversity in his second-term cabinet.
And now that she's stepping down from her cabinet post as Labor Secretary, she clarified she's still very much in the political game and weighing various options as she returns to her native California.