By Latina Staff | 10/15/2013 - 09:58
Nearly two weeks after the United States federal government closed, tourism and government employees continue to feel the affects of the shutdown. But according to Fox News Latino, Senate leaders could be close to making an agreement to end 2013's partial shutdown.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/13/2013 - 12:30
Eva Longoria has definitely gone from Hollywood star to political activist.
According to NBC Latino, the former Desperate Housewives actress made her way to New Jersey on Monday to show her support at a campaign rally for Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Longoria is endorsing Booker as he works towards a seat in the U.S. Senate.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/17/2013 - 11:09
House Republicans have been debating the "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill since it was passed by the Senate on June 27.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 12:29
Texas will soon have a new abortion law to follow.
According to The New York Times, on Friday, the Texas Senate approved the abortion bill which was passed by the Texas House last week. With the Senate's passage, the bill can now be signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 10:16
More than 1,000 Texans rallied in Houston on Tuesday for Planned Parenthood's "Stand with Texas Women' bus tour stop in a final attempt to stop legislators from passing a bill that could virtually ban abortion. But, their continued protests were unsuccessful.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/09/2013 - 09:48
The landmark immigration reform bill passed in the Senate on June 27 would allow millions more immigrants into the economy and remake the United States' workforce.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/28/2013 - 19:25
Now that the immigration reform bill has passed in the Senate, the focus is now on the House to keep the bill going.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 11:10
Sen. Marco Rubio, the conservative who has been pushing for immigration reform, took the Senate floor on Wednesday to defend his "Gang of Eight" immigration bill from critics that feel he's betrayed them.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 14:20
After the Senate voted on Monday to back an amendment for the immigration reform bill currently being debated which would increase the amount of security currently at U.S. borders, Mexico quickly voiced their concerns.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 09:38
Monday evening the Senate took a big step forward in the push to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Enough senators have come to endorse a proposal that will increase the amount of security currently at United States' borders.