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81% of Latino Organization Oppose Getting Involved in Syria

81% of Latino Organization Oppose Getting Involved in Syria

As Congress continues to discuss a resolution to authorize an attack on Syria, the members of Presente.org, the largest online Latino organization in the U.S., overwhelmingly (81%) reject the push to war in Syria. We join Latino Congress members in calling on continue reading »

REPORT: Stepping Up: The Impact of the Newest Immigrant, Asian and Latino Voters

REPORT: Stepping Up: The Impact of the Newest Immigrant, Asian and Latino Voters

This new congressional level data shows that over the next four election cycles, the electoral composition will change as younger Asian and Latino adults, as well as naturalized immigrants (both sympathetic to immigration issues) enter the voting booth. This transformation of the electorate is happening because younger Americans are much more diverse than older Americans. continue reading »

Mayoral Hopeful Anthony Weiner Releases Spanish-Language Ad (VIDEO)

Mayoral Hopeful Anthony Weiner Releases Spanish-Language Ad (VIDEO)

Controversial New York Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner has released a new ad aimed at Spanish-speaking voters. Weiner's "El Futuro" ad was released this week and narrates his policies, continue reading »

U.S. Gov’t Sues Texas to Block Voter ID Law, Unfair to Latino, Minority Voters

U.S. Gov’t Sues Texas to Block Voter ID Law, Unfair to Latino, Minority Voters

The U.S. government through the Department of Justice has sued the state of Texas over its proposed Voter ID law, claiming it violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the 14th and 15th amendments of the constitution. continue reading »

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Renounces Canadian Citizenship he Just Learned he Had

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Renounces Canadian Citizenship he Just Learned he Had

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas renounced his Canadian nationality, to which he has the right because he was born there but which complicates his presidential aspirations for 2016. continue reading »

GOP RESOLUTION:  NO Citizenship, YES 2-Year Work Permits and Militarizing the Border

GOP RESOLUTION:  NO Citizenship, YES 2-Year Work Permits and Militarizing the Border

The Grand Old Party of Republicans had their annual summer planning meeting and passed several policy resolutions including one on immigration reform yesterday. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Back on Campaign Trail this Time for NJ’s Cory Booker

Eva Longoria Back on Campaign Trail this Time for NJ’s Cory Booker

Eva Longoria is becoming go-to-Latina to get the Latino vote out. She was on the political campaign trail today for Newark, New Jersey Mayor and senatorial hopeful Cory Booker. continue reading »

Former President George W. Bush Undergoes Successful Heart Surgery

Former President George W. Bush Undergoes Successful Heart Surgery

Former U.S. President George W. Bush is hospitalized in Dallas after successfully undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday to clear an artery, his spokesman said. continue reading »

Latino Representation in Federal Workforce: Dismal

Latino Representation in Federal Workforce: Dismal

In June, the Office of Personnel Management released the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program report for fiscal year 2011. continue reading »

The Hills’ Most Beautiful Latinos

The Hills’ Most Beautiful Latinos

Recently, The Hill released its annual "50 Most Beautiful People" ranking. In its tenth year, the list highlights a variety of political insiders from all political parties. continue reading »