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Month: August 2015

Reps. Lamar Smith, Elton Gallegly and Steve King Earn Failing Grades from Civil Rights Institutions

Leaders of the Subcommittee, Reps. Lamar Smith, Elton Gallegly, and Steve King, are professing profound concern for people of color and American workers. But their voting records tell an entirely different story, and America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) is exposing the rank hypocrisy behind their strategy.

Event: Monday, February 28, 12-1:30 PM est

The Center for American Progress (CAP) and America’s Voice will be hosting a panel entitled “Spanish-Language Media and the Issues that Move Latino Voters” at CAP headquarters in Washington, DC.

Majority of Americans Say No to Changing 14th Amendment

Pew Hispanic Center is out with a new poll. Though they want to focus on letting us know that the “Public Favors Tougher Border Controls and Path to Citizenship” (we already knew that), more relevant to current immigration news is this: Americans don’t want to change the 14th Amendment’s provision on birthright citizenship.