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Entries by Janell Ross from 08/2012

Mitt Romney Extends Israel Culture Stir To U.S.-Mexico Economies

Posted 08.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Mitt Romney told an audience at a Jerusalem fundraiser Sunday that culture alone explains the gulf between the Israeli and Palestinian economies. ...

Luis Gutierrez Calls On Puerto Rico To Remove Adviser After Racist Birther Tweet

Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices

One day after reports surfaced in English-language publications that an adviser to one of Puerto Rico's top political officials sent a tweet to Presid...

Immigration Scams Blossom As Relief Nears For Undocumented Young People

Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Days after President Barack Obama in June said his administration would grant relief to certain young, undocumented immigrants, a Southern...

Laura Hagan, Former Univision Radio Executive, Accuses Company Of Discrimination In Lawsuit

Posted 08.07.2012 | Latino Voices

The now-deceased CEO of America's largest Spanish-language radio network ridiculed a Latino executive’s accent, complained about her age, paid her l...

Texas Police Shakedown Lawsuit Settled

Posted 08.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Dale Agostini steered his vehicle down Highway 59, cutting though seemingly endless acres of East Texas pine forest and red dirt on his way to make a ...

'Deporter-in-Chief' Ads Target Obama In Effort To Trim Away Latino Vote

Posted 08.10.2012 | Latino Voices

The ad begins with a stark, black-and-white still, the president standing at a congressional podium, mouth open, hand up, mid-speech. It is the image ...

Cateo policial Texas: Llegan a un acuerdo en demanda

Posted 08.10.2012 | Voces

Dale Agostini conducía su auto sobre la Autopista 59, atravesando hectáreas de bosque de pino y tierra roja del este de Texas en camino a una junta ...

Paul Ryan Unlikely To Play Well With Latino And Black Voters, But Matters Of Race May Not Disappear

Posted 08.12.2012 | Latino Voices

As Mitt Romney stood before the USS Wisconsin Saturday morning, months of speculation about how far the presumptive Republican presidential nominee mi...

Poco probable que Paul Ryan atraiga el voto de latinos

Posted 08.14.2012 | Voces

Mientras Mitt Romney estaba parado frente al USS Wisconsin el sábado por la mañana, meses de especulación sobre qué tan lejos podría llegar el vi...

How The Deferred Action Immigration Program Went From Dream To Reality

Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices

When President Obama addressed the National Council of La Raza at its annual convention last summer, he laid out his efforts to enforce the nation's "...

Dream Act Activists Push Into Mainstream With American Protest Movement Tactics

Posted 08.21.2012 | Latino Voices

The picture was classic fan meets superstar backstage. Lady Gaga in hot-pink lipstick, dark shades and a T-shirt emblazoned with the words, “Pass th...

Republican Immigration Policy Grab Bag Could Become Party Platform

Posted 08.21.2012 | Latino Voices

On Tuesday, Republican party platform drafters agreed to include language calling for a foreign guest worker program that could provide more American ...

Activistas del Dream Act ganan la partida con tácticas de movimientos de protesta

Posted 08.22.2012 | Voces

La imagen es clásica: un admirador conoce a una superestrella tras bambalinas. Lady Gaga con labial rosa, gafas oscuras y una playera estampada con l...

Deferred Action: Greta Van Susteren, Fox News Host, Says Lawyers Taking DREAMer Cases Committing 'Legal Malpractice' (VIDEO)

Posted 08.22.2012 | Latino Voices

In keeping with the Republican orthodoxy that nothing good ever comes from the government, Fox News host Greta Van Susteren suggested in an Aug. 15 b...

Latino Vote 2012: Ryan Addition To Ticket Does Not Change Romney's Character and Reputation Troubles With Hispanic Voters (POLL)

Posted 08.23.2012 | Latino Voices

While President Barack Obama’s persistently large Latino voter lead over Gov. Mitt Romney has become a campaign season theme, a new poll indicates t...

Univision Creates Own Candidate Forum, Questions About Diversity in Presidential Debates Remain

Posted 08.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Univision, the network behind the nation’s most-watched Spanish-language news programs, announced late Thursday that it will host a pair of Facebook...

Texas Redistricting Purposefully Discriminated Against Latino Voters, Federal Court Rules

Posted 08.28.2012 | Latino Voices

The map of congressional districts drawn up by Texas elected officials just after the 2010 census was not only illegitimate and illegal, but designed ...

Mitt Romney Lacks Latino Vote But Hasn't Yet Tapped George W. Bush Experts

Posted 08.30.2012 | Latino Voices

This summer, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney courted, and sometimes stumbled in his pursuit of, Latino voters. Romney's Spanish-languag...

Voter ID Laws, In Texas And Elsewhere, Face Continued Legal Wrangling

Posted 08.31.2012 | Latino Voices

A federal court struck down a Texas voter ID law Tuesday, in a major blow to Republican legislatures and governors around the country that are pursuin...