Protests Against Police Impunity – In Mexico and the United States, intense public actions have erupted in recent weeks to protest against police violence and impunity, in Mexico because of the students who disappeared after being detained by police, and in the United States, after a series of deaths of African-American men and boys at […]
Immigrants Celebrate Executive Action
Thousands Protes Decision Not to Indict Missouri Policeman
Parents Accuse California School District of Discrimination
Executive Action on Immigration - President Obama spoke to the nation to announce a long-anticipated executive plan to give relief against deportation and temporary work permits to millions of undocumented immigrants. This is a fragment of the momentous speech by the president from the White House. Caravans of Parents of Disappeared Students Arrive in Mexico City […]
*International Outcry for Disappeared Students in Mexico
*Historic Summit of Latino Actors in Los Angeles
*Republicans Sweep Elections: Where Were Latinos?
*Democrats Keep Control of California
*Immigration Reform Under New Congress?
Youth Turn Tide in Abstentionist District – A young Latino legislator, running against a veteran opponent with 30 years of experience and extensive support from political circles in Phoenix, won, against all predictions, the Democratic candidacy for Congressman. Many give credit to young candidate Ruben Gallego’s strategy of mobilizing voters. How did Gallego get out […]
Latino Voters Could Tip Scales in Senate Elections - Only a few days before the November 4th elections, Latino voters could again make history, electing a record number of Latino congresspeople and depositing a decisive vote in six Senate races and 12 governor’s races. At the same time, if the frustration with President Obama for deferring […]
Barred from Voting in Texas - Close to 600,000 registered voters in Texas could be rejected at the polls this November 4th, because of a law that requires all voters to present photo identification emitted by the state governmnet. Although a federal judge declared the law discriminatory, another court allowed its application in the coming elections. Trapped […]
Battle for Majority Latino District in California – A battle for Congress is raising excitement among voters in California’s Central Valley and capturing the attention of national political leaders. It’s the fight for Congressional District 21, a district with a Latino super-majority, where Democrat Amanda Rentería is going up against well-financed Republican Congressman David Valadao […]
Latino Could be Arizona’s Next School Superintendent – Professor David García is running in the November elections to become Superintendent of public schools in Arizona, a state where a third of the population is Latino, but no Latino has been elected to an executive state position for four decades. Though García is competing under the […]