Strong Latino turnout in 2014 is essential to holding leaders at all levels of government accountable to the issues that concern Hispanics and continuing to increase the political voice of the community.
A far better strategy would be to improve the earnings capacity -- the skills, the availability of decent paying jobs, the work supports -- available to all low-wage working families, regardless of their nativity.
Congress must seriously address comprehensive immigration reform this year and should not hide behind piecemeal efforts that would help only a small percentage of the undocumented living in this country.
To mobilize the Democratic base, the president and Democrats in Congress are going to have to do things much differently -- fight much harder, battle much more visibly and act much more boldly than they have in recent years.
Republicans are learning the hard way that anti-immigrant extremism is not what American voters want. They are also learning the hard way that America's growing number of Latino voters are not going to sit back and let Republican politicians insult and scapegoat them.
He understood a lesson that my American privilege allowed me to escape, nothing is easy when you're born into the "Third World," not even for a budding attorney. Somehow the world found his presence less desirable than mine.
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.
Here are three reasons why the contention that 51 percent of the Hispanic vote in New Jersey translates to potential national Hispanic appeal makes a pretty lousy argument.
This has been a disappointing year for President Obama and the Democrats. he road to redemption for President Obama in 2014 may very well be in pursuing a freedom agenda that ensures that we preserve our freedoms for future generations.
Something is missing in the passionately debated border security, as a part of the immigration overhaul. Advocates for increased border protection bri...
Until Arizona legalizes gay marriage and begins to enjoy the considerable business and cultural advancements that follow, the LGBT community will be taking puddle jumpers to Malibu to hand over their cash for the official license. Or, now, perhaps Santa Fe.
Since President Obama's first presidential campaign, he has promised LGBTQ Americans that he will prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ workers. He also promised the Latino community he would lead on immigration reform.
Today marks International Migrants Day, a day to be commemorated and celebrated by all in support of immigrants and their contributions to our communi...
There seems to be an interesting round of speculation taking place in Washington over whether Speaker John Boehner will move on immigration reform in the House next year, and (if so) when he would do so.
Speaking just miles away from Angel Island, President Obama reminded us about one of the defining promises of America that we are a nation where no matter who you are, what you look like or where you come from, you can make it if you try.
GLAAD is among a number of LGBT organizations that stand with the immigrant rights community as part of a broad coalition that is fighting to ensure comprehensive reform and a path to citizenship.