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*This surge in banning sanctuary cities began after the murder of Kathryn Steinle in San...

*An Associated Press report published this week found that “more than two dozen unaccompanied...

  • * So the question is, can Bernie attract enough Latino voters to take the edge off of Hillary’s “inevitability?” VL By Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News Latino With Sen. Bernie Sanders giving Hillary Clinton stiffer competition than many had anticipated in the Iowa caucus, which she won by a razor thin margin, Latino voters will be […]

  • *According to the Nielsn Company, Charlotte’s Latino community “is growing faster than any other region in the country.” Thirteen percent of the population is Latino. That’s prime ground for a Latino NFL coach to take his team to the Super Bowl. VL By Michael Tomisc, WFAE This Sunday when the Carolina Panthers play the Denver […]

  • *What’s startling to me about this map, after I went to my congressional district and found that it’s 60% Latino, was the number of districts represented by anti-Latino, anti-immigrant congressperson where Latinos are the majority eligible voting age population. VL By Pew Research Center A record 27.3 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in […]

  • *”Latinos will turn out when they’re asked to vote.” The results of the efforts in Iowa prove that fact. But it isn’t a new idea. That’s been the formula for successful Latino voter mobilization for decades. What’s happened this time, I think, is the combination of the tried-and-true ask with the emergence of Trump and […]

  • *This surge in banning sanctuary cities began after the murder of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco. The U.S. Congress tried but failed to pass a ban. So now state legislatures are taking it upon themselves to do it. The bills will bar local law enforcement officials from refusing to cooperate with federal immigration officials and withdraw state funding […]

  • *Fifty-four million Latinos in the U.S. have a stake in the outcome of this meeting. Twenty-five members of the House Freedom Caucus – the same caucus that pressed for sequestration – say they want deeper cuts to the proposed federal budget. This is important because this small group of legislators can paralyze government if they […]

  • *Fracking industry representatives say the study is flawed. The concern is that fracking wastewater will contaminate groundwater. And there are 217,000 minorities living within three miles of a fracking waste water well. Eighty-three percent of them are Latino. VL By Bian Bienkowski, Environmental Health News Chavel Lopez lives just a few miles north of Texas’ […]

  • *Lot’s of numbers in this peiece, but numbers tell stories. “There are 10.7 million more eligible voters today than there were in 2012. More than two-thirds of net growth in the U.S. electorate during this time has come from racial and ethnic minorities.” Twenty seven-point-three million eligible voters this year are Latino. VL By Jens […]

  • *Really? You think so? I understand the premise, but doesn’t imagining a Castro VP slot reduce him to a piece on a political chess board? The narrative becomes an “if-then” proposition and we go back to the same-old Latino narrative problem – it’s not that he’s capable and deserving, it’s that he can solidify votes […]

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