By Samantha Leal | 07/11/2012 - 14:02
Latinos are slightly more likely than the general public to support legalizing gay marriage, according to an April poll released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the public opinion research compnay Social Science Research Solutions.
By Sugey Palomares | 07/06/2012 - 18:00
Dream Act advocates may have been granted some relief after President Barack Obama’s administration announced a plan to stop deporting undocumented immigrants who are Dream Act-eligible, but some are now worried that these groups may be easy targets to scammers, reports Fox News Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 06/27/2012 - 15:00
Marc Anthony hosted a fundraiser for President Obama Tuesday night at the Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater, performing four songs for President Obama and rallying support for his reelection, according to thewrap.com. Around 2,300 guests were present, most paying $100 per ticket.
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.