The Congressional Hispanic Caucus slammed Republicans on Tuesday for blocking President Obama’s nomination of the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, and cast it as an attack on the Latino community
Rep. Lloyd Doggett has been a loyal ally of the Hispanic community during his nearly four-decade political career. One of the last remaining Anglo Democratic House members in Texas, he is facing a post-redistricting primary challenge from Democratic state Rep. Joaquin Castro, a 37-year-old Hispanic rising star, in a race for a newly created, San Antonio-area Hispanic majority seat.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), one of the nation’s premier Latino youth leadership development and educational organization, is hosting 31 university students from across the United States for its nationally recognized and highly competitive Congressional Internship Program (CIP).
For the first time in its history, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) launched the High School Latino Leaders in D.C. Program.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel endorsed the DREAM Act on Monday. “The DREAM Act . . . totally reinforces the values of citizenship,” said Emanuel in a phone conference alongside Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-San Antonio), chairman of the caucus, says the group will not stand with the Dodgers owner in his battle against MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. 'We can't take sides in a business dispute,' Gonzalez says. Rep. Xavier Becerra, whose district includes Dodger Stadium, says McCourt has sympathizers in the local Latino community.
As a beneficiary of one of our country’s most targeted welfare programs Rubio is allowed to have it both ways. Rubio can pose as a self made immigrant symbol as he touts his anti-non-Cuban immigrant credentials.
President Barack Obama is carefully creating the illusion that he’s serious about immigration reform. Is Obama just covering himself? Making all the necessary talking points about “putting politics aside” and lamenting the pain of people “just trying to get by” so he can later claim, “I tried“?
The President’s trip to El Paso Texas was more telling than most realize. Obama has been roundly criticized by immigrant activists for his campaign time embrace of immigration reform while he inaccurately denies that he can help undocumented students via executive order.
President Barack Obama will kick off a campaign-style push on comprehensive immigration reform Tuesday afternoon with a major speech in El Paso, Texas, but don't expect Congress to pass legislation anytime soon.
President Barack Obama thinks Latino voters are stupid. There's no evidence to the contrary, based on how he's mishandling his campaign promises on comprehensive immigration reform.
President Barack Obama travels to Texas on Tuesday to make the case that his administration has worked hard to secure the border and the time has come for Congress to deal with the 10.8 million people already in the U.S. illegally.
The news that President Obama was holding yet another immigration meeting had most supporters of immigration reform rolling their eyes until it was announced that invitees were members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
Last week I interviewed Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Charlie Gonzalez on AM760 Colorado’s Progressive Talk about the importance of saving Medicare, and the potential impact of the GOP budget on Latino families. Cong. Gonzalez took the fight right to Tea Party Congressman Paul Ryans doorstep.