Benita Veliz, a 27-year-old who came to the United States as a child, became the first-ever undocumented immigrant to speak at a party convention.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio, stand as opposites in a cultural and political split that has divided millions of U.S. Latinos for decades.
Police arrested ten undocumented activists protesting outside the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday.
For the first time, latino politicians were keynote speakers at both national conventions, illustrating the growing power wielded by those politicians and latino voters.
Three years after he won more than two-thirds of their vote, President Barack Obama is struggling to persuade Latinos that he deserves a second term.
Latino architect, Luis Tochiki, is among a group of architects in charge of leading the design and space planning efforts at North Carolina’s Time Warner Cable Arena where the September 3-6 event will take place.
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in September, it was announced Tuesday, making him the first Latino to receive the honor.
Anti-immigrant positions of the Republicans seeking the presidential nomination will cost the party Latino voters in November, said Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
A sign of how crucial the Latino vote will be in the upcoming presidential election, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been tapped as the chairman of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Ten undocumented youth were arrested on Tuesday during an act of civil disobedience at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina, the action was a protest against a number of anti-immigrant policies in the state.