California is facing off with the Trump administration over a total fantasy that has survived this long only because both political parties have an interest in keeping it alive.
A day or so after Sonia Sotomayor’s biography, “My Beloved World” was released, I got a call from a New York Times reporter asking me how well the book would sell. She jumped in to the first question: “Why don’t Latinos read?”
A manifestation of white supremacists in Virginia reveals that words are the most sensitive weapon of politics.
Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
By unveiling on the same day a pair of divisive and incendiary policy initiatives, the Trump administration made clear that it opposes affirmative action for some Americans but supports it for others.
After 200 days in office, President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be able to put the figures in his favor.
Accused of living in a protected area, the farming families of Laguna Larga were evicted on a judge's order and their homes burned down by the army.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
Youngstown again? As an avid spectator of politics, I’ve been hearing about that city in the Mahoning Valley of northeast Ohio for decades. Although it’s home to just 64,000 people, Youngstown gets more than its share of attention from politicians, media, filmmakers, and even a poetic singer/songwriter from Freehold, New Jersey.
Leaked transcripts of phone call between US and Mexican presidents revealed Trump begging Peña Nieto not to tell press he won’t pay for wall.
According to Jeff Sessions, cities should focus their efforts on crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.
Según Jeff Sessions, las ciudades deberán enfocar sus esfuerzos en los crímenes cometidos por inmigrantes indocumentados.
This undocumented immigrant, without a criminal record, must fly on August 17 back to Guatemala, even though his sons and his wife are American citizens.
The mother of the siblings said she made the decision to have them brought to the US by a female "coyote" because of the lack of security in Guatemala.
President Donald Trump announced today his support for a bill that would halve legal immigration to the country over the next decade and eliminate the annual international contest for which the US government raises residence permits.
El presidente, Donald Trump, anunció hoy su respaldo a un proyecto de ley que reduciría a la mitad la inmigración legal al país a lo largo de la próxima década y eliminaría el concurso anual internacional por el que el Gobierno estadounidense sortea permisos de residencia.
María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
En Estados Unidos residen alrededor de 750.000 jóvenes indocumentados amparados por el programa DACA, 23.000 de ellos viven en Pensilvania. El estatus les permite vivir y trabajar en el país de forma legal, pero los casos recientes de arrestos y la petición presentada por 10 estados ‘rojos’ para que la administración Trump elimine este programa han sembrado el miedo en esta comunidad de inmigrantes.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois have introduced a new DREAM Act. Oh boy. I really wish they hadn’t done that.
Who better than a General to achieve it?
South Florida domestic activists gathered in front of an Immigration building to clothe undocumented Honduran Reyna Gomez, facing the possibility that she was the victim of one of the so-called "silent raids," which did not happen.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, nacida en el seno de una familia de inmigrantes Latinos de South Philly, es uno de los nueve artistas de todo el país premiados con la prestigiosa beca de $100,000 otorgada por la Robert Rauschenberg Foundation a los artistas con demostrado compromiso social.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, a native from South Philly born to Latino immigrants, is one of the nine artists from around the country awarded $100,000 for their demonstrated commitment to social engagement.
News headlines are screaming about how fearful Latinos are due to moves the Trump administration is making toward stepping up deportations. These are valid concerns for many Hispanics, a majority of whom have acquaintances or family members who could be at risk.
A group of Hispanic Congressional Democrats introduced today a new project to protect “dreamers” - or undocumented youth who came to the United States as minors - from the deportation, under the name of the American Hope Act.