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Friday Talking Points -- Past, Present and Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.

Border Crisis: Palin vs. Obama (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics
Dan McDermott

I discussed Sarah Palin's call for the impeachment of President Obama and the causes of the crisis on the US-Mexican border on The Weekend Show with...

Dreamers Loyal to Our Communities, Not Political Parties

Cesar Vargas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

It is quite easy to only blame Republicans for the lack of action on immigration. However, to challenge both parties to provide solutions to the country's pressing problems is the mark of an American conscious of our privileges and responsibilities.

The Life Changing Temporary Work VIsa

USA Today | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices

Eren Sanchez said since receiving a temporary work visa in July she feels like Dorothy in the movie "The Wizard of Oz." She's seeing the world in c...

Friday Talking Points -- The Corpse-Like Stench Of Washington's Giant Misshapen Penis

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For Obama's offensive on the economy to work, a few Democrats need to "have his back" and help him push his initiatives. Starting with the minimum wage -- an issue wildly popular among voters.

Immigration Is a Personal Matter

Ana Maria Fernandez Haar | Posted 08.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Ana Maria Fernandez Haar

In our perennial state of gratitude, my sister and I alone have contributed millions in economic and civic value to our beloved country, in addition to taxes, which we pay happily. Trust me -- we are not unusual at all. We are the norm.

DREAMer Lands 'Dream Job' One Year After Deferred Action Announcement

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Carlos Martinez has spent the last eight years working in construction despite having two engineering degrees from the University of Arizona. He hasn...

To Dream or Not To Dream?

Lauren Selman | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Lauren Selman

Filmmaker, Jesse Salmeron, powerfully conveys the story of a young man who is one such a journey in his latest film, Dreamer. It is a powerful story of love, hope and what it truly means to be American. 2013-03-28-dreamerpull.jpg

Billy Joel's 'New York State of Mind' Teaches a Lesson in Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Start today playing to win the great game of life. There's a champion performer inside you just waiting to get in the game and lead a life really worthy of living.

Elise Foley

Obama Shines Spotlight On Undocumented Immigrant

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alan Aleman is a 20-year-old undocumented immigrant who lives in Las Vegas and works at an immigrant rights group. On Tuesday, he became...

We Say Goodbye to a Friend and an Inspiration

Christine Eads | Posted 03.25.2013 | Good News
Christine Eads

On Father's Day, 2011, Jake was diagnosed with kidney cancer. It was deemed terminal. Jake went from a young man about to take on the world to someone staring at his expiration date. Then the good part.

Dream Big: My Daughter Teaches Me About Fearlessness

Jenny Ingram | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Jenny Ingram

I want my daughter to dream... big. And fearlessly. To take the road less traveled. Me? I get to be her cheerleader and sometimes a voice of reason. But right now I am discovering I need to let my child be a child and dream, dream, dream. And in the process I am learning to dream.

Janell Ross

Undocumented Youth Targeted By New Immigration Scams

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | 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...

Cross-Country Bus Tour Urges Undocumented Immigrants To Stand Up For Rights

DenverPost.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Esmeralda Garcia recounted the time police pulled her over. It was back in 2009 and her husband sat in the passenger seat. Police asked if he was lega...

WATCH: Love Without Papers

Posted 07.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Love is hard. Love without papers can be even harder, according to an undocumented advice columnist, Angy Rivera. In Rivera's column, Ask Angy, she...

Through The Lens of An Exiled Cuban Photographer

www.nytimes.com | DAVID GONZALEZ | Posted 07.10.2012 | Latino Voices

Freedom was in color. That was the indelible memory that Omar Rodríguez Saludes remembered the day he boarded an Iberia flight to Spain from Havana i...

Immigration Suddenly Roiling Presidential Contest

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.21.2012 | Latino Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. -- No longer a backburner issue, immigration is roiling the presidential contest as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney se...

Attorney Blasts College's Tuition Break For Undocumented Immigrants

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

By Keith Coffman DENVER, June 19 (Reuters) - A large Colorado college had no authority to offer illegal immigrants a discount on tuiti...

Janell Ross

Jose Antonio Vargas: Happy Despite Being Left Out Of Obama Administration's Immigration Reprieve

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.18.2012 | Latino Voices

On Friday, when President Barack Obama and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that the administration will protect a...

Despite Nod to Dreamers, Latinos Still Stuck Between a Deportation and a Nativist

Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millan | Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices
Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millan

By "coming out of the shadows" and identifying themselves in order to acquire a work permit, undocumented youth will be helping create an official database with their names and addresses that could be used (if Romney wins) to deport them.

Twitter Responds to Obama's Deportation Policy Change

Posted 07.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Early this morning, news broke that President Obama and the Department of Homeland Security would be issuing a policy change that will stop the deport...

TIME Magazine Pushes The Immigration Question

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 06.14.2012 | Latino Voices

One year ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former HuffPost editor Jose Antonio Vargas "came out" to the world as an undocumented immigran...

Honoring The Lives Of Two Leaders In The Immigrant Rights Movement

The Huffington Post | Andrea Long Chavez | Posted 06.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In May of 2010, two bright, ambitious graduate students were killed in a motor vehicle accident in rural Maine. Those students, both UCLA graduates...

Lawyers To Obama: You Can Help DREAMers Without Congress

Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Nearly one hundred lawyers, including professors at some of the nation's top universities, wrote former law professor, President Obama, with some leg...

Stalled Potential in New York Continue Pushing for the New York Dream Act

Angy Rivera | Posted 08.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Angy Rivera

While there continues to be inequality and exclusivity within the distribution of financial aid, there will be youth fighting to access it. While there are undocumented, and immigrant, youth willing to go to college, there will continue to be a push for change. The ask is loud and clear: Pass the New York Dream Act.