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Cuban Amnesty

Bulk of Chicano and Latino Populations Critical of Sen. Rubio's Run for Presidency

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 06.16.2015 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Republicans have long forgotten that the GOP has, indeed, supported immigration amnesty for years under the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA), while damning Mexicans and other Latino immigrants who do not receive Cuban amnesty.

I Am Joaquin Luna: A Reminder of the Rodolfo Corky Gonzales Poem

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Why did Corky choose the name "Joaquin"? Was it a premonition? Was Corky accurate when he said our fathers have lost the economic battle? Perhaps not. All we know is what we are left with.

Letter from Immigration Ground Zero to Senator Marco Rubio

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics
DeeDee Garcia Blase

We recently learnt that you want the GOP to tone down the anti-immigrant rhetoric; however, we need more than just lip service from you. We would like for federal lawmakers like you to fix the broken immigration system.

Marco Rubio, Show Them Your Papers, Please.

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 12.29.2011 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

t was unfortunate for me to learn about Rubio defending Arizona's "papers, please" law, but now birthers and nativists are asking his family to show their papers. What it amounts to is that at the end of the day Rubio is just like the rest of us.