Si la hostilidad hacia inmigrantes en particular y latinos en general se renovará después de las elecciones, si esta marea de pequeñas victorias es efímera, si seguirán los intentos de legislar medidas draconianas en más estados, ¿ahora qué, qué nos queda?
Our community's skepticism is warranted, but there is one reason to think that these latest efforts may be the precursor to true relief: Elected officials finally seem to have gotten the message that voters care about housing.
On Saturday, July 7, history will be made as NCLR presents its Annual Conference and National Latino Family Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. As we are aware, this is all happening in a presidential election year where the Latino vote is more powerful than ever.
At a time when we should be investing in these children because they will be our future workers and leaders, Senator Sessions is showing the Hispanic community just how much he cares about our younger generations by doing the exact opposite.
HB 56, Alabama's notorious bill that is perhaps the most draconian anti-immigrant law in the country, has provoked a nonstop flood of controversy since its enactment and needs to be repealed.
Today, more than 1.3 million Latinos serve in our armed forces and almost 16 percent of all newly enlisted, active duty members of all branches of the military are Hispanic. We are also veterans. In 2009, 1.1 million Latinos were veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and that number continues to grow.
There's a lot of talk by the networks about reaching out to the Latino audience, but little action. Networks need to be brave enough to pick up shows with Latinos in starring roles. Learn from what works and what doesn't work, then try again until you succeed.
The crisis faced by Latino homeowners involves more than housing. With the majority of their wealth tied to their homes, foreclosed Latinos lose the equity needed for their future.
With a little creativity and cooperation, REOs can become a driving force in neighborhood stabilization. Homeowners cannot afford for banks and regulators to miss another opportunity like this.
Latino workers will watch to see if these proposals close the skills gap, heal our economy, and put America's workers into good jobs.