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Latinos May Win Record Number Of Elected Offices In Midterm Elections

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.22.2014 | Latino Voices

Midterm elections will likely boost the number of Latino elected officials to record levels, according to a new report released Tuesday. While nei...

Naturalize Now -- Citizenship Application to Double in Length

Elena Shore | Posted 05.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Elena Shore

In May, the citizenship application, called the N-400, will become twice as long, going from 10 pages to 21 pages.

El Futuro2020 Is Now

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Christina M. Martínez

No more status quo. No more fights at the legislature. And, no more fights within our community. We have a need -- a desperate need to help our Latino students reach their fullest potential.

Elise Foley

Could Ohio Be Decided By Latinos?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hispanic vote strategists from both parties agreed on Tuesday that the Latino vote could have a major impact even in unexpected place: O...

The Kind of Innovation America Needs

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology
Jason A. Llorenz

We must grow and mentor cutting edge entrants to tech if we are to forge a new middle class in a new economy with very different rules.

Greg Rosalsky

Civil Rights Groups Release New Voter Protection App

HuffingtonPost.com | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

Defenders of the right to vote have a new high-tech weapon in their arsenal. A consortium of civil rights groups unveiled a smartphone application...

John Celock

Arizona Dem Accused Of 'Love' For Controversial Republican

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

A former Democratic Arizona state senator running for Congress who is a frequent critic of state Senate President Russell Pearce (R) is being criticiz...

The Latino Civil Rights Agenda Includes Expanding the 1%

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 08.28.2012 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Llorenz

For a Latino community that lost 2/3 of its net worth in the housing crisis, new paths to wealth and prosperity are sorely needed. The tech sector means the future of wealth building must include an expansion of minority tech entrepreneurship.

Romney's Immigration Plan: He's Not "Overly Concerned" With Fixing Our Broken System

Kristian Ramos | Posted 08.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

Romney's speech at the National Association of Latino Elected Official's (NALEO) conference had been billed as an opportunity for a candidate, who is struggling to connect with Hispanic voters, to re-orient his message to this core voting block. He did not.

Obama the Underdog

Robert Kuttner | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Obama's move flummoxed the Republican Party into a week of rare silence, left Romney to speak gibberish to the NALEO meeting, and intensified support for Obama among Latinos without an offsetting backlash among Anglos. Obama's reluctant and belated acceptance of same-sex marriage accomplished something similar. Here public opinion remains closely divided, but is unmistakably moving in the direction of greater tolerance, especially among independent voters. Once again, the Republican capture by the hard right is revealed, and Romney is put in a usefully awkward position. The question, however, is why Obama waited so long, and why he doesn't pursue other areas where the Republican position is far to the right of public opinion. The answer seems to be a combination of Obama's own innate caution, and the obsessively tactical, "test-everything" orientation of his campaign strategists.

Elise Foley

Obama And Romney Face Off On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama faced off -- a day apart -- this week in an attempt...

Elise Foley

Obama: 'I'm Just Saying,' Romney Said He'd Veto Dream Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- A day after Mitt Romney pitched a softer, gentler message on immigration reform, President Barack Obama said that Latino vot...

Poll: Latino Voters Are Still Uphill Climb For Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama still leads Republican challenger Mitt Romney among Latino voters in five swing states, and his recent decision to halt deporta...

Elise Foley

SILENT MITT: Romney Still Won't Say Whether He Would End Obama Immigration Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney promised Latinos on Thursday that he would swiftly reform the American immigration system -- once again without ...

Romney Speaking To Latinos

Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is addressing the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Lake Buena...

Romney, Obama To Share Turf At Latino Politics Conference

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

In a mounting campaign battle to reach out to Latino voters, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will each appear in June at a political conference for a maj...

With SB 1070 on Deck, Supreme Court Decision Will Be a Game-Changer

National Council of La Raza | Posted 06.03.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Once again, we find ourselves in a battle that hinges on the decision of the Supreme Court. And once again, we find ourselves in a battle that the Latino community cannot afford to lose.

The Hispanic Community Has Many Voices: Are Our Leaders Listening?

Miguel Ferrer | Posted 12.23.2011 | Latino Voices
Miguel Ferrer

There is no "one" Hispanic voice; there are many and they are aggressively expressing this multi-varied identity via online networks. The notion of a monolithic Hispanic "voting block" is obsolete and irrelevant.

Don't Let the Senate Stop the Dream

Arturo Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arturo Vargas

It's nearly time for a vote on legislation that will help thousands of motivated immigrant students on their journey toward becoming full Americans. Of course, we're talking about the DREAM Act.

Immigration Insider | One Week Out: Attacks Backfire, Latinos Energized; New GOTV Ads

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Check out America's Voice new weekly resource, "Immigration Insider," which takes an in-depth look at immigration politics, leading up to the Nov...

Latinos Are Riled, Restless and Ready

Arturo Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arturo Vargas

People are paying attention to the elections much earlier than in the past, including the growing bloc of Latino voters.

Arizona Law Exposes An Ugly Truth About Our Country

Arturo Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arturo Vargas

The United States, despite its history and origins, has a legacy of anti-immigrant fervor. A visit to Ellis Island in New York Harbor is an eye-opening lesson on the anti-immigrant sentiment throughout our history.

Who's a Latino?

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Suarez

Are there more Latinos in America than the census will count who simply don't see any benefit, or see some sort of community handicap in identifying that way? And what is a Latino, anyway?

McCain Camp Hides Hated Hispanic Outreach Chief

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The job of Juan Hernandez is to win support for John McCain, particularly Latino votes. So it may seem odd that the campaign doesn't want its national...

Obama, McCain To Address Latino Officials Saturday

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and John McCain will both address the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) on Saturday. From the NALEO ...