sb 1070

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Open Letter To George Lopez

George, Pretty much every Latino in the U.S. has heard about you calling out Sheriff Arpaio by now. It was great TV. A great laugh. You went on HBO, did a national comedy show, got paid good money for it I’m sure, and said what many of us were probably thinking. That would explain the

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

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Thursday July 12, 2012 Mitt Romney NAACP Speech Shows He Failed To Learn Father’s Civil Rights Lessons, Black Caucus Says (Huffington Post):  Prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus gave Mitt Romney points for speaking to the...

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

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Wednesday July 11, 2012 Joe Biden to Latino voters: Mitt Romney “wants you to show your papers, but he won’t show us his” (Houston Chronicle):  Vice President Joe Biden used today’s speech to The National Council of...

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

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Tuesday July 10, 2012 Texas’ new voter ID law on trial in Washington (Associated Press/San Francisco Chronicle):  The fate of Texas’ controversial new voter ID law — which requires voters to show photo identification at the polls...

Monday, July 9th, 2012

“Show Your Papers”: More Legal Challenges to Come for S.B. 1070?

By Deb Courson Smith, Public News Service – CA SACRAMENTO, Calif. – One decision is on the books, and there’s talk already about future challenges concerning Arizona’s immigration law. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down most of the...

Friday, July 6th, 2012

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Friday July 6, 2012 27 – Median Age for Hispanics is Lower Than Median Age for Total U.S. Population (Pew Research Center):  Hispanics in the United States on the whole are younger than the general U.S. population....

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

DREAMers Are Targets Of Immigration Scams

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Editor It hasn’t yet been a month and already the scammers have come out. There are reports that DREAMers have been targeted by immigration scams; unscrupulous folks who claim to help undocumented students...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Energized Latino Voters? Do They Matter, and When?

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Editor At face value the recent Supreme Court rulings regarding immigration and health care will do nothing to move the needle on Latino votes. Don’t misunderstand such a simple statement – these are...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Voter Turnout May Go Up Thanks To Supreme Court Rulings

By Griselda Nevárez, Voxxi Voter turnout may increase significantly thanks to a pair of Supreme Court rulings this week that awakened Latinos and outraged Republicans, political analysts predict. Hispanics, who are angry about the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday...

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

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Monday July 2, 2012 Presidential campaigns missing the mark in advertising to Latinos (Los Angeles Times):  In a race defined by massive spending on television ads, fast-response Internet videos and sophisticated social media efforts, both President Obama and challenger Mitt...

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

You Too Can Be Telepathic Like Arizona SB1070-Lovin’ Cops! (video)

By Lalo Alcaraz, Pocho Ñews Service Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a Democratic congressman from Chicago, steps up to the lectern in the United States House of Representatives and teaches all of America how to be “telepathic” like the Arizona cops...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

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Tuesday June 27, 2012 Latinos Look For Gains In November Elections (Associated Press/Fox News Latino):  The 2012 election is shaping up as a big one in the House for Hispanics. There are currently 29 in the House...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Rocky Future Predicted For What’s Left Of SB 1070

By Doug Ramsey, Public News Service – AZ PHOENIX – Opponents of Arizona’s SB1070 law say Monday’s Supreme Court ruling is a first step in defeating the entire law. Director Juanita Molina of Tucson-based Border Action Network says...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

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Tuesday June 26, 2012 Voters Think the Election Won’t Affect The Economy (The Atlantic): In 2000, pundits declared the presidential race to be the “Seinfeld Election” — an election about nothing. They turned out to be wrong. But...

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