By Sugey Palomares | 06/25/2012 - 18:00
Television host Rocsi Diaz has been keeping herself busy since announcing she was leaving her post as co-host on BET's 106 & Park just last month. Since then, the Latina VJ is lending her influencial voice for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. Rocsi is encouraging young people - especially Latinos - to tap into the power of their vote and hit the polls this upcoming election.
By Sugey Palomares | 06/15/2012 - 13:50
Change is finally on the way for Dream Act advocates. President Barack Obama’s administration has announced a plan to stop deporting undocumented immigrants who are Dream Act-eligible and between the ages of 15 to 30.
Instead, the "deferred action" policy will grant work permits to undocumented youth who have immigrated to the U.S. as children, have lived in the U.S. for at least 5 years, are working towards receiving higher education, or have obtained higher education, as long as they have a clean criminal record.
By Samantha Leal | 06/08/2012 - 11:56
Deportations have not slowed down in the U.S., despite seven months of reviews by the Obama administration, reports The New York Times. This continuance has obviously disappointed many immigrants, many of whom President Obama hopes to court for his re-election.
By Viviana Hurtado | 04/26/2012 - 15:05
With promises of “hope,” “change,” and the slogan, “Yes We Can,” President Barack Obama mobilized young voters through an unprecedented grassroots and online campaign effort, winning 66% of those under age 30, according to the non-partisan Pew Research Center.
By Viviana Hurtado | 04/20/2012 - 16:45
It was the shot heard around kitchens, in car pool lines, and book clubs. Referring to Ann Romney, advisor to the Democratic National Committee Hillary Rosen said on CNN, she had “never worked a day in her life.” Indeed, the wife of likely Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney had not pursued a professional career after graduating from college. Instead, sh
By Sugey Palomares | 01/25/2012 - 12:04
With Election Day only nine months away, politicians are focused on reaching Latinos, which represent the fastest growing group of voters. According to a new poll by Latino Decisions for Univision News and ABC News, Latinos have mixed reviews on President Barack Obama’s reelection.
Latinos may be known for favoring Democrats at the polls, but they also have the power to sway the vote for upcoming conservative candidates in states like Nevada and Florida, which is set to cast their vote at the end of this month.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/12/2011 - 11:30
For one night, Antonio Banderas was back to being Zorro.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, that’s the code name given to the 51-year-old Spanish actor during his fall fundraising event for President Barack Obama. The president’s U.S. Secret Service agents dubbed Banderas that, in reference to his role as Zorro in 1998’s The Mask of Zorro film.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 16:45
The increased immigration law crackdown by President Barack Obama’s administration has brought more challenges to several states. According to The Washington Post, lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department are suing Alabama and Arizona and are also considering legal challenges to states such as Indiana, Georgia, and South Carolina.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 10:00
Our cover girl Eva Longoria supports President Barack Obama, but would pass the opportunity to run for his position. Recently honored at Variety’s 3rd Annual “Women of Power” event, the 36-year-old Mexican American actress said she plans on supporting Obama on his second campaign trail.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/05/2008 - 11:22
Many of our Latino stars including George Lopez, Jessica Alba and Kate del Castillo have appeared in a video in support of Obama's campaign for the democratic presidential nomination according to People en Espanol.
Alba states that she stepped up in support of Barack because she, "would like to see a cleaner Earth for my child that I’m bringing into the world very soon" and wants, "the rest of the world to think highly of our amazing country."