Jeb Bush Tells Latino Evangelicals That Undocumented Immigrants Deserve Legal Status
Jeb Bush Tells Latino Evangelicals Undocumented Immigrants Deserve Legal Status
By Amy Rubio | 04/30/2015 - 11:30

With the 2016 Presidential election approaching, many candidates and potential candidates have been proclaiming their stance on important issues such as immigration.

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Ann Coulter Gives This Advice to Republicans Trying to Gain the Minority Vote: "Don't Suck Up"
Ann Coulter Gives Advice to Republicans Trying to Gain the Minority Vote: "Don't Suck Up"
By Samantha Leal | 11/11/2014 - 11:22

Ann Coulter has a message for Republicans trying to woo the Hispanic and minority vote: st

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Congressman Gary Miller
California Republican Says He Understands Immigrants Because He Was Born in Arizona
By Samantha Leal | 08/28/2013 - 10:14

Oh yes, he did. Republican California congressman Gary Miller told a group of DREAM Act-eligible students that he, too, understands what it's like to be an immigrant, because he's originally from Arkansas.

"You know, I've talked to a lot of young people like [you]," Miller said. "I mean, I understand the difficulty. Just like I was born in Arkansas. I came here when I was a year old."

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Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh: Mexicans Are Lazy, Cubans Are Not
By Samantha Leal | 02/01/2013 - 11:49

Rush Limbaugh, the conservative Republican pundit who has often made unsubstantiated claims about Latino immigrants, has done it again. In a new rant on his radio show this past Wednesday, the most listened to radio show in the U.S., the host claimed that Mexicans are lazy and government-dependent. 

In his lecture, he tries to explain why the new wave of Latino immigrants differs from other, earlier immigrations. To put it bluntly, he believes that Cubans work hard, while Mexicans do not -- and that it all has to do with cultural upbringing.

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Marco Rubio Memior An American Son Book
5 Things We Learned About Marco Rubio From His Memoir ‘An American Son’
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.

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Election 2012: The GOP Candidate’s Stance on Immigration
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/14/2011 - 09:15

Newt Gingrich is up in the polls. Rick Perry is down. As the Republican field narrows before President Barack Obama’s challenger is chosen, we thought it was only fair to take to look at where these hopefuls stand on the key political issue of immigration, since we broke down the President's stance last week. Decide for yourselves!

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Will Marco Rubio's Stance on Immigration Hurt His Political Career?
Will Marco Rubio's Stance on Immigration Hurt His Political Career?
By Irasema Romero | 05/24/2011 - 14:04

Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio may be on the short list for the Republican vice-presidential nomination for the 2012 elections, but his stance on immigration may hurt his chances to appeal to Latino voters.

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President Barack Obama: "We Define Ourselves as a Nation of Immigrants"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/10/2011 - 17:19

Squinting under the fierce El Paso sun, President Obama delivered a speech about immigration reform that reiterated the need for Congress to “catch up” with the rest of the country, which he says has formed a consensus that the “immigration system is broken.”

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POLL: What is "Latino Enough"?
Are Latinos the Future of the GOP?
By Mariela Rosario | 11/17/2010 - 16:30

This last election cycle gave us several “firsts” for Latinos in politics. Susana Martinez became the first Latina governor of a U.S. state. Brian Sandoval became the first Latino governor of Nevada and Idaho elected its first Latino to congress with Raul Labrador. Marco Rubio won a senate seat once occupied by Sen. Mel Martinez, which isn’t a first—but being only one of eight Latino Republicans elected to congress is.

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New Mexico's Susana Martinez: Our First Latina Governor
New Mexico's Susana Martinez Elected the First Latina Governor in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 12:00

Susana Martinez of New Mexico is the first Latina governor in the United States, beating incumbent Gov. Bill Richardson's handpicked successor, Diane Denish with 54% of the vote.

We wanted to find out more about this woman who just made history. Here's what we found out about Martinez:

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