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The Incredible Shrinking Rep. Lamar Smith

The Incredible Shrinking Rep. Lamar Smith

Does anyone (besides Mitt Romney) listen to the chair of the House Judiciary Committee anymore? This week, Rep. Lamar Smith is looking especially desperate. He's taken to the pages of Roll Call and National Review Online to continue reading »

John McCain Is No Fan of Romney’s “Self-Deportation” Immigration Strategy (VIDEO)

John McCain Is No Fan of Romney’s “Self-Deportation” Immigration Strategy (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney's call for self-deportation has generated intense criticism from a wide swath of folks, ranging from editorial writers and activists to even John McCain! Yes, the 2008 GOP presidential nominee continue reading »

How to Prepare for the Citizenship Interview Some applicants are exempt from taking English test

How to Prepare for the Citizenship Interview Some applicants are exempt from taking English test

The citizenship interview is an important step toward becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen, but it can also be one of the most stressful ones. That's because it involves a meeting with a federal agent, not to mention taking and passing an English language comprehension and a Civics test. continue reading »

Komen Decision May Deny Care For Latinas

Komen Decision May Deny Care For Latinas

Komen Foundation discontinues funds to Planned Parenthood affiliates, threatening the health of Latinas, the uninsured and low-income women.Latinas face some of the most serious challenges to getting the help needed to prevent continue reading »

Anti-Immigrant Group Twists Facts on Effectiveness of Arizona’s Immigration Law

Anti-Immigrant Group Twists Facts on Effectiveness of Arizona’s Immigration Law

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) has outdone itself when it comes to shoddy research. In a recently released report on “demographic changes” in Arizona, FAIR utilizes an almost random assortment of statistics to make its case that the state’s unauthorized immigrant continue reading »

Call to Action: Save the Child Tax Credit for Hardworking Families!

Call to Action: Save the Child Tax Credit for Hardworking Families!

A fair economy is the talk of the nation, but some members of Congress have their ears plugged. As you read this message, lawmakers are seriously considering raising taxes on hardworking, low-income, taxpaying families in order to pay continue reading »

East Haven Mayor Thinks Eating Tacos Equals Reaching Out to Latinos; RI4A Delivers 500 of Them

East Haven Mayor Thinks Eating Tacos Equals Reaching Out to Latinos; RI4A Delivers 500 of Them

They’re calling it Taco-Gate. Here’s the story: on Tuesday, the FBI arrested four East Haven Police Department officers and charged them with conspiracy, false arrest, excessive force, and obstruction of justice. Over many years, it seems, these officers have been abusing minorities, especially Hispanics, and then trying to cover it up. According to. continue reading »

Mexican Fathers and Deported Grandmothers- Romney’s Effort to Gain Latino Vote

Mexican Fathers and Deported Grandmothers- Romney’s Effort to Gain Latino Vote

Maybe someone told Mitt Romney he’d have to make a serious effort to attract Latino voters, especially on the eve of the Republican primary in Florida. Whatever the cause, the former Massachusetts governor, who has some of the mos continue reading »

LULAC Reflects On President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address

LULAC Reflects On President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address

In President Obama's third State of the Union address, the President outlined specific policy priorities for his Administration in order to make "an economy that's built to last." In last night's State of the Union Address, President Obama directly addressed the nation and put forth his plan for bolstering continue reading »

Border Patrol to Roll Out New “Get Tough” Policy on Unauthorized Immigrants

Border Patrol to Roll Out New “Get Tough” Policy on Unauthorized Immigrants

This month, the U.S. Border Patrol is set to end the practice of sending unauthorized Mexican immigrants back to Mexico without any sort of punishment. As reported by the Associated Press continue reading »

IACHR Condemns Death  of Wilmar Villar in Cuba

IACHR Condemns Death of Wilmar Villar in Cuba

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) regrets and condemns the death of Cuban dissident Wilmar Villar, who died after a hunger strike. The IACHR expresses its condolences and solidarity with his next of kin. continue reading »

Over Two Years in ICE Limbo- Help keep this Family Together

Over Two Years in ICE Limbo- Help keep this Family Together

One of the most common misconceptions we Americans think is that once an immigrant and a US citizen marry the immigrant gets his green card. I'm here to say that is 100% false. You have to hire a lawyer to file these confusing litigation papers. You have to sit back and put all your hope in the hands of people that you don't know and wait. I'm Melissa Rodas a United States Citizen. continue reading »

Georgia Ad Campaign Bullies Obese Kids

Georgia Ad Campaign Bullies Obese Kids

A new advertising campaign in Georgia is warning children of the social and health problems that can be related to obesity—by scaring and threatening them. The ads, by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, feature children posing with slogans like: “It’s hard to be a little girl if you’re not.” and “Big bones didn’t make me this way. Big meals did.” continue reading »

Be LIBRE  (Video)

Be LIBRE (Video)

Many of us decided to immigrate to the United States in search of a dream—the dream of rising and attaining a better life. This courageous and difficult decision was rewarded (and our nation was made stronger), but in the past few years, things have trended away from pro-liberty policies. continue reading »

Republican Business & Professional Women Group  Invite Notorious Immigrant Hater to Speak

Republican Business & Professional Women Group Invite Notorious Immigrant Hater to Speak

I was utterly dismayed to learn that the Republican Business & Professional Women has invited Nebraska’s most notorious immigrant hater, Susan Smith, to speak at your dinner meeting on January 16, 2012. Susan Smith is the leader continue reading »