ICE Targeting Non-Violent Immigrants
ICE Targeting Non-Violent Undocumented Immigrants
By Cristina Arreola | 10/03/2013 - 15:03

A shocking new report reveals that only 10 percent of ICE detainers met the agency’s goal of targeting individuals who pose a serious threat to public safety or national security. 


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Carlos Gutierrez
Republican Donors Send Letter to GOP Urging Action on Immigration
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/30/2013 - 11:45

A political action committee called Republicans for Immigration, which was started by former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, sent a letter this morning urging Republican members of Congress to take action on immigration reform.


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Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 09:55

While political pundit Ann Coulter and Rep. Steve King have claimed that Latinos nearly always vote Democrat, a new analysis is disproving their theory.


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Senator Marco Rubio
Latinos are Key for the Republican Party to Win the Presidential Election of 2016
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 16:23

After Republican Mitt Romney's presidential loss, the GOP must develop a new strategy to win presidential elections. The key? Latinos.


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Commentary: My Date From GOP Hell
Commentary: My Date From GOP Hell
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 06/09/2013 - 10:00

I don’t usually date conservative men—I can’t say that I have come across that many of them as the daughter of a theater actress. But when I got a message from a cute guy on a dating site complimenting my personality and my witty status updates—I decided to take a chance, despite the words “right wing,” “strong opinions” and “Lou Dobbs” being in his bio. Though he seemed a little square from my usual (tucked-in button down shirt in pictures, stiffly worded messages), he seemed different from anyone I had dated, and hey, sometimes opposites attract.


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Ann Coulter at CPAC 2012
Ann Coulter Lashes Out At Republicans And Latinos Over Immigration Reform
By Kamren Curiel | 02/22/2013 - 11:52

Right-wing political commentator Ann Coulter lashed out at Republicans working to pass comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship. In an opinion piece titled "Hispanicked GOP Elite: They'll Respect Us in the Morning," the 51-year-old New York native claims Latinos will never vote for the GOP because they are too "poor" and "government dependent."


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Republicans Target Child Tax Break For Undocumented Immigrants, Refund Checks Averaging $1,800
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 10:46

In order to save money in the rough economy, Republicans are proposing denying child tax credits to undocumented immigrants. The plan would require parents looking to receive the tax credit to provide their Social Security number to receive the refund checks, which average about $1,800, ostracizing illegal workers. Were the proposal to go through, it would cut federal spending by approximately $10 billion over the course of 10 years. Needless to say Hispanics and some Democrats are enraged.


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Most Americans Don’t Want Mass Deportations—Why Aren’t Republicans Listening?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 12/15/2011 - 16:00

Mass deportations and no path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants: If you watch the latest Republican presidential candidate debate tonight, that’s what most of the candidates’ positions would tell you. But that’s not how most Americans think that the immigration issue should be resolved, according to new polls released recently.


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Antonio Villaraigosa
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa seated with First Lady for President's Speech on Job Creation
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2011 - 16:10

Tonight, LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be seated next to Michelle Obama during President Obama's speech to the joint session of Congress on how we can create more jobs for the American public.


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EXCLUSIVE! Republicans Shun Latino Conference
EXCLUSIVE! Republicans Shun Latino Conference
By Galina Espinoza | 07/24/2011 - 20:15

When Janet Murguía, President and CEO of the National Council for La Raza, was planning the group's annual conference in Washington, D.C., she asked President Obama—as well as each of the nine Republicans who have entered the 2012 presidential race—to come speak to the 2,000 or so mostly Latino attendees.

President Obama said yes. All nine Republican presidential candidates said no.


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