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DREAMers piden detener deportaciones y la separación de familias

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 1:52 PM

PHOENIX, Arizona.—Quinientos jóvenes inmigrantes, muchos de ellos indocumentados o “dacamentados” (con DACA), convergen este fin de semana en lo que llaman el “punto cero”, Arizona, en una reunión que se celebrará en el corazón de Phoenix, a pocas millas de los centros de poder que sembraron el temor en los...

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Hugo Chávez fue una figura enorme y controversial

(9) Comments | Posted March 5, 2013 | 6:17 PM


Talentoso y carismático, Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías pudo haber sido un gran beisbolista, deporte que era su principal pasión en la niñez y adolescencia, pero optó sin embargo por un camino que lo llevó a convertirse en la figura política más importante y controversial de América...

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La Casa Blanca muestra indicios de avance hacia la reforma migratoria

(15) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 6:41 AM


La Casa Blanca está negociando con un grupo de Senadores la presentación de un proyecto de ley de reforma migratoria integral que planteará la legalización de millones de inmigrantes indocumentados, la ampliación de varias categorías de visas para facilitar la inmigración legal y algún...

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Latinos no siguen a los republicanos

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 8:58 AM


El Partido Republicano es impopular entre los latinos de todo el país, aún entre los latinos que se identifican como conservadores, y hará falta "más que una reforma migratoria" para que se resuelva este abismo que separa al partido de los votantes latinos y...

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Marco Rubio's Dream Act: Brought to You by the Same Folks who Invented "Self-Deportation"

(81) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 7:10 AM

Florida Senator Marco Rubio recently floated the idea of a Dream Act that would give some kind of legal status to undocumented young college students but insisted that the way to do it would be to leave out a path to citizenship because it would "encourage chain migration."

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Republicans and Democrats Argue Over "Chimichangas"

(11) Comments | Posted February 16, 2012 | 7:03 AM

Some see it as a great irony and others as complete lack of cultural sensibility and knowledge of Latinos, but the most recent political debate between Democrats and Republicans, have Latinos as main actor and a "chimichanga" (sort of a tex mex fried burrito) as the evidence.

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Romney is the Favorite For Swing Voters in The Sunshine State

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2012 | 5:28 PM

Although a victory is expected for Mitt Romney here in the primary elections, the other Republican nominees have rallied to shake voters about the possibility of what could happen if they voted contrarian -- to the party: as a result, the campaign had turned much more negative in the final...

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Is Romney´s Campaign Giving Up On Expanding The Latino Vote?

(33) Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 7:04 AM

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign announced its first Spanish commercial on the same day that it proudly touted the endorsement by Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State and the brains behind all of the anti immigrant state laws that are so odious to most Latinos.

It does...

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Romney and Gingrich Present Doubtful "Solutions" to Unauthorized Immigration

(24) Comments | Posted December 20, 2011 | 6:12 AM

In the past few days, republican presidential hopefuls Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have been talking about what to do with the 10 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, but policy experts are not very impressed with the scope of their solutions.

"It is difficult to...

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Latinos Don't Vote on Faith or Religion but on Economic Issues

(11) Comments | Posted December 9, 2011 | 6:33 AM

Moral issues rank very low in Latino Voter's minds when making a voting decision while issues like the economy, jobs, taxes and minimum wage are far more important, a new poll released today shows.

That finding totally contradicts the famous Ronald Reagan belief, said in the eighties,...

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Newt Stuns in CNN Debate with a Call to Legalize Workers

(7) Comments | Posted November 23, 2011 | 1:48 PM

Newt Gingrich made a lot of sense on immigration in last night´s republican primary debate and by so doing, he may have briefly changed the conversation to a more realistic arena where the status quo of "enforcement only" that the party advocates can just been shown for what it is:...

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