By Sugey Palomares | 06/27/2012 - 13:15
Everyone has been buzzing about the U.S. Supreme Court striking down most of the provisions in the Arizona’s immigration law (also known as SB 1070), but leaving the "papers please" law set in place. Check out what these Latino celebs have to say about it below!
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 Samantha Leal | 06/25/2012 - 14:00
Fernando Lugo, the Paraguayan President who was impeached and ousted by Congress a few days ago, has called the country's new government "illegitimate" and called for a return to democratic rule, reports Reuters.
By Samantha Leal | 06/25/2012 - 13:43
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down many of the key parts of Arizona’s immigration law, but let stand a controversial part that lets police check a person’s immigration status while enforcing other laws, reports CNN.
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 15:06
Marco Rubio’s recently released memoir, An American Son, gives us insight into his life and beginnings. The Republican Vice President hopeful talks about his Cuban family, coming to grips with his heritage and parlaying that into a successful political career. But there were a few things that we didn’t know about Rubio (or at least, not in his words). Here are our top 5 takeaways:
He suffered from a medical complication as a child that could have killed him.
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 Samantha Leal | 06/07/2012 - 14:43
Marc Anthony is the latest Latino supporting President Barack Obama for re-election. The singer publicly announced his support in a 30-second video for the Obama campaign, which urges Latinos to vote for President Obama. He tweeted: Re-electing @BarackObama=4 more yrs of progress for Latinos. That's why I'm hosting him on June 26 in Miami.