By Fox News Latino | 10/02/2013 - 16:57
From informational websites to national parks to processing veterans' claims, the political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions in limbo from coast to coast. Lawmakers in both parties ominously suggested the partial shutdown might last for weeks.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:34
Dolores Huerta, who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to defending the human rights of Hispanic workers , still believes that Latinos in the United States have a “long road” to travel to reach equality in government, politics, and everyday life.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/16/2013 - 12:43
Cubanos, great news! Soon you may be able to mail letters back-and-forth between the U.S. and Cuba.
The United States and Cuba sat down on Monday in Havana to discuss re-establishing direct mail services between the two countries after a 50-year-ban. The two countries plan to discuss letter services, not packages or express mail, a source told Reuters.
By Sandra Guzman | 08/30/2013 - 10:45
Note: As part of Latina’s commitment to exploring issues that matter to you, today we start a series on one of the most important political races going on now: the mayoral race in the biggest city in the country, New York, whose Latinos number 2.4 million out of nearly 8.3 million total residents—a quarter of the Big Apple’s electorate. One out of every five voters heading to the voting booth is expected to be one of us.
By Fox News Latino | 07/19/2013 - 10:36
Despite strong opposition from Republicans, former Department of Justice official Thomas Perez became the Labor Secretary – and the only Latino currently serving in President Barack Obama’s cabinet.
Dominican-Americans expressed pride over the first one from their community serving in a cabinet-level post.
By Fox News Latino | 07/12/2013 - 15:41
Despite his lyrics, Jay-Z won’t be “smoking Cubanos with Castro in cabanas” anytime soon if the House of Representatives has any say in it.
In the wake of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s trip to Cuba earlier this year, Republicans in the House Appropriations Committee helped pass earlier this week a spending bill with a provision that seeks to further tighten travel restrictions to the communist island.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/01/2013 - 13:34
Phyllis Schlafly dropped a few interesting comments about Latinos and her thoughts on their relationship (or lack thereof) to the Republican Party.
In a recent phone interview with the Clay and Marty Show, the 88-year-old conservative activist said Latinos don’t understand core principles of U.S. government philosophy.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 17:57
Word on the street (or rather word from financial analysts) is changes to immigration law could cut billions from the federal deficit over the next two decades.
By Fox News Latino | 06/19/2013 - 04:53
As they go into the homestretch of Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election on June 25, Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey are fighting it out in Español.
Gomez, a private equity investor whose parents are Colombian immigrants, released a new radio ad in Spanish Tuesday on Spanish-language radio stations across the state. The campaign will follow that with Spanish-language print ads and campaign stops in Latino neighborhoods.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/17/2013 - 09:36
Jeb Bush was trending on social media late last week after saying that “immigrants are more fertile,” Fox News Latino reports.
The comment made by the former Florida governor stemmed from a meeting of religious conservatives on Friday, during which Bush spoke about the importance of immigrants to the U.S. economy.