Tonight President Obama will attempt to strike optimistic tones. Here is are excepts from tonights speech as currently prepared
After two years of claiming to be concerned about what is best for job creators Speaker Boehner has now heard from them directly - and ignores them.
The Obama campaign wants Latino voters to help re-elect him. The message has been driven home loud and clear. If not through the President's recent immigration thinkfest, where he invited various political and business leaders to the White House to discuss the issue or his mention of his plans to pursue immigration reform at his Facebook appearance last week, it has to be through the White House's recent launch of the site dedicated to Hispanics.
Elton Gallegly’s (R-CA) immigration strategy: Destroy California’s economy and the GOP’s future with Latinos
Rep. Elton Gallegly is the most important California Member of Congress dealing with immigration that you’ve never heard of. But if his hard-line views become law, he could ruin the state’s economy – and his party’s prospects with Latino voters. Gallegly is the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration.
Businesses founded by Latinos are contributing hundreds of millions of dollars each year to the Iowa economy at the same time that they are training a new generation of community leaders, according to a report released Wednesday by Iowa State University. The study reveals that an important factor in the growth of small businesses in Iowa are the state's "newest residents, enterprising Latino immigrants in small communities who are very diverse in age, skills and education."
Reynoso used a panel discussion at University of the Pacific to address the lack of a long-term plan developed by the two neighboring nations. Reynoso, the son of farm workers, said the United States needs to work with Mexico on improving opportunities in Mexico. Reynoso also said he doesn't believe that will happen anytime soon. If Mexicans can work in Mexico, "I think they'll stay in Mexico, which is basically the only solution that will solve this problem," he said.