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Jeff Denham

Stalled at the Starting Line

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 08.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

These are young people who didn't choose to come here. Their parents brought them. An opportunity to serve in the military would give them a chance to demonstrate their loyalty to the United States. In the long run, the ENLIST Act would allow these folks to become full, productive members of society.

Boehner Defends Rejecting Military Immigration Measure Proposed By A Republican

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is weighing allowing some immigrants brought illegally to the country as youths to serve in the military, a unilatera...

GOP Leaders To Block Military Immigration Measure

AP | ERICA WERNER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders intervened Friday to prevent a vote on immigration legislation, dealing a severe blow to election-year ef...

Sam Stein

Amtrak Launches Pilot Program Allowing Dogs And Cats On Trains

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a historic victory for the taxpaying pet owners of America, Amtrak announced on Monday that it would begin a pilot program allowing r...

Steve King: Citizenship For Veterans Is Like Candy For Criminals

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) went on an extended rant Friday on the House floor over a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to join the military ...

17th Annual LULAC Legislative Conference and Awards Gala is a Huge Success!

Brent A. Wilkes | Posted 05.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Brent A. Wilkes

The National Legislative Conference and Awards Gala is an important annual event for LULAC because it allows our members to participate in discussi...

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart Becomes an Immigration Fabulist

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) seems to have drunk the Tea Party Kool-Aid, seemingly thinking and acting as if American Latino voters are not smart enough to understand his flip-flop on immigration.

GOP Rep. Challenges Party On Key Issue

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

By John Whitesides CERES, Calif., Nov 26 (Reuters) - For most Republicans in the U.S. Congress, a large gathering of Hispanic voters t...

On Immigration, Let us Herald New and Welcoming Communities

John McCullough | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
John McCullough

As we reflect on these migrant journeys in Scripture, particularly as we head towards Christmas, let our Advent this year be about expectant waiting and preparation for a reform long-sought, heralding new, whole, welcoming communities.

Denham's Decision Shows Why Citizenship Will Ultimately Win Out

Gordon Whitman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Gordon Whitman

Congressman Denham represents a District that is about one-third Latino, and he's married to a first-generation Mexican-American. Still, it took a lot of organizing in his district to get him to buck his party. Along the way, it's been abundantly clear that the benefits of embracing immigrants vastly outweigh the costs.

GOP Rep Emerges As First Republican To Join Democrats' Immigration Efforts

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

With less than three weeks to go in Congress' 2013 legislative calendar, one Republican serving in a heavily Hispanic district has moved to join House...

Sam Stein

New Bill Would Allow Pets On Amtrak

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even during moments of vicious partisan bickering, members of Congress seem to find common ground over their love of pets. When Repub...

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Floods 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four conservative nonprofits and the business industry's lead trade association have spent nearly $300 million on political efforts over...

House GOP Reprimanded For Late-Night Swim Involving Drinking, Nudity

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A group of House Republicans were reprimanded last August for taking a late-night swim in Israel's Sea of Galilee that reportedly involved drinking an...

House Republicans Investigated For Drinking, Nudity

Politico | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

The FBI probed a late-night swim in the Sea of Galilee that involved drinking, numerous GOP freshmen lawmakers, top leadership staff – and one nude ...

Report: Agency That Held Lavish Conferences Paid $44 Million In Bonuses

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

A government agency with a reputation for financial irresponsibility doesn't appear to have paid $13 million in bonuses to its employees last year, as...

Gary Condit's Son Running For Congress

McClatchy | Michael Doyle | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chad Condit, the son and chief public defender of a former high-profile California congressman once tarnished in a media frenzy, has now...