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Certain Republican Politicans Urging a Balanced Approach to Immigration

Republican office-holders, business leaders and law enforcement officials from Arizona, Utah and Georgia made an appeal Thursday for practical and fair solutions to the problem of illegal immigration. continue reading »

Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona Running as Democratic for U.S. Senate in Arizona

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona announced that he is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jon Kyl. continue reading »

HISPANIC VOTER POLL: Issue of Economy is Paramount

The Economy, Immigration and Education are top issues for Hispanic voters an unprecedented Univision News – Latino Decisions Election poll of Hispanic registered voters continue reading »

Latino Taskforce on Jobs & Small Businesses Address Capital Hill

This week, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) convened its Broadband En Accion Taskforce in Washington, for a two-day series of meetings on Capitol Hill, continue reading »

248 U.S. Jurisdictions Will Provide Voters with Language Assistance

Over 19 million voting-age eligible citizens from language minority groups reside in the covered jurisdictions, including more than 14 million Latinos continue reading »

Mitt Romney Video Bashes Perry on Immigration and Features Praise from Former Mexican President

A new Mitt Romney campaign video once again paints Governor Rick Perry as soft on immigration and shows former Mexican President Vicente Fox praising Perry for in-state tuition for 'Mexican migrants.' continue reading »

Obama Launches “Operation Vote” to Gain Hispanic, Minority Vote

With the 2012 Presidential Election just around the corner, the Washington Post is reporting that President Obama, in hopes of increasing support from ethnic minority voters and core liberals, continue reading »

White House to Host First-Ever Hispanic-Focused Online Roundtable

Next week President Obama and the White House will host the first-ever Hispanic-focused online roundtable in partnership with Yahoo! media that will be live streamed. The event is slated for Wednesday, September 28 continue reading »

Fox News Republican Debate – What Did Latinos Learn?

Last night’s Republican debate hosted by Fox and Google was the most interactive debate ever with top voted viewer questions presented via YouTube and issues important to Latinos like jobs, immigration and Cuba were discussed. continue reading »

What Can Latinos Learn from the Tea Party Debate?

Well the first ever Tea Party Republican debate is over and what did the Latino voter and the Latino populace in general learn? As writer Andres Oppenheimer noted, ‘These guys don’t like us’ and I will expound on that and say they don’t like anyone probably not even themselves. continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinos and African Americans Remain Optimistic in Face of Tough Economy

Findings from the Blair-Rockefeller Poll challenge long-held assumptions about the impact of the economy on political attitudes and voting behaviors, according to a new report by political scientist Todd Shields continue reading »

President and First Lady to Attend Congressional Hispanic Caucus Gala

CHCI Chair Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez announced today that President Barack Obama, joined by First Lady Michelle Obama, will address the largest Latino gala in the country at CHCI's 34th Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, continue reading »

MALDEF Files Motion in Texas to Preserve Latino Voting Strength During Redistricting

MALDEF, in Washington D.C., filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of the Texas Latino Redistricting Task Force in an effort to prevent the reduction of Latino voting strength in the ongoing Texas redistricting process. continue reading »

Latino Voter Poll:  Hispanics Aspire for Higher Education though Many Unable to Afford It

When it comes to their children’s education, Latino voters have clear and high aspirations: a new poll revealed that an overwhelming 96%—almost all—would like to see their kids earn a college degree, whether it is a bachelor’s, master’s or professional degree. continue reading »

The Ridiculous:  A U.S.-Mexico Border Wall and Asking If You Have You Ever Had Sex With Rick Perry

As certain Latino voters are trying to figure out what Governor Rick Perry’s stance will be on immigration (not good probably given his insistence Texas eliminate its sanctuary city policy) he makes a passing statement that is overshadowed by his sex life. Yes folks, welcome to the 2012 Presidential election campaign. continue reading »

The National Tequila Party Movement Upset with Senator Rubio & His Stance Against the DREAM Act

The National Tequila Party Movement, a non-partisan movement seeking to get the Latino vote out, is pissed at the junior Senator from Florida who happens to be Cuban-American. They recently issued a statement regarding the Senator's stances on tax cut or rather the lack of them. It reads as follows: continue reading »

Justice Dept Mandates Spanish & Chinese Language Voting Material Be Made Available in CA

The Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California announced today an agreement with Alameda County, Calif., to ensure compliance with provisions of the Voting Rights Act that require the county to provide election materials and information in Spanish and Chinese. continue reading »

Poll: Immigration Remains Top Issue for Latino Voters

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, announced today the results of a current tracking poll that reinforced that immigration and related issues continue to be a top concern for Latinos. continue reading »

MALDEF Opposes Latest Illinois Legislative Redistricting Plan-Doesn’t Want Little Village Split Up

After analyzing SB 1177, the legislative redistricting map passed today by the Illinois House and Senate, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) opposes the plan because it fractures communities of interest and weakens the voting strength of Latino neighborhoods. continue reading »

One-Third of Latinos Polled Say They’d NEVER Vote for a Republican

A recent survey of 400 California Latinos revealed that what many have long assumed. The majority of Latino voters do not think too highly of the GOP. continue reading »