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Why I Am Standing With Jorge Ramos

Yes, I am Latino. Yes, I watch Univision. And yes, I am a fan of Jorge Ramos. However, the recent exchange between Jorge Ramos and Donald Trump has made me wonder where some folks really stand on this issue. It’s not just about how Jorge Ramos got kicked out of a press conference, but how … Continue reading »

“The Most Racist Presidential Platform In Recent Memory”: Twitter Reacts To Trump Booting Jorge Ramos From Press Conference

In a stunning move, Donald Trump booted the most influential journalist in the Latino world out of his press conference yesterday evening. The Post’s Janell Ross perfectly sums up the consequences this will have among Latino voters as Trump’s campaign becomes more and more vitriolic, and more and more Republican candidates for President refuse to … Continue reading »

Estamos con Jorge Ramos

Y usted también debería “Esto es personal, y esa es la gran diferencia entre los medios en español y la prensa convencional, porque él está hablando sobre nuestros padres, nuestros amigos, nuestros hijos y nuestros bebés” Jorge Ramos, Univision Luego del enfrentamiento de anoche entre Jorge Ramos, de Univision, y el precandidato presidencial republicano favorito, … Continue reading »

We Stand With Jorge Ramos

And So Should You “This is personal, and that’s the big difference between Spanish-language and mainstream media, because he’s talking about our parents, our friends, our kids and our babies” -Jorge Ramos, Univision Following last night’s confrontation between Jorge Ramos of Univision and GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in Iowa, there is much debate about … Continue reading »

Univision’s Jorge Ramos: Trump Is “Loudest Voice Of Intolerance, Division, And Hatred Right Now In America”

Leave it to Jorge Ramos to perfectly sum up the Donald Trump campaign in one sentence: “Donald Trump is the loudest voice of intolerance, division, and hatred right now in America.” Ouch. The Univision anchor recently sat down with CNN, where he not only praised the line of questioning from the Fox News moderators during … Continue reading »

Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Toasts DREAMers As "My Real Heroes" In Passionate TIME100 Speech

This week, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was honored at the Time 100 gala as one of the most 100 influential people in the world. Ramos delivered a passionate speech which paid tribute to immigrants — and DREAMers, in particular. “It is very difficult to be an immigrant because you have to leave everything,” Ramos, an … Continue reading »

Republicans’ 2015 Trifecta – Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Embraced in House, Senate and on Early Presidential Campaign Trail

It looks like the promised Republican vision of “responsible governance” has a decidedly anti-immigrant bent.  In both chambers of Congress and in the early stages of the 2016 campaign, the Republican Party is adopting and embracing a restrictionist vision of immigration policy centered on maximizing deportations.  Despite widespread recognition about the political dangers of a … Continue reading »

ICYMI from Jorge Ramos: “Republicans, This is Personal”

In a new column posted on Fusion’s website titled “Republicans, This is Personal,” journalist Jorge Ramos explains why immigration is such a personal and passionate issue for many Latinos in America.  Ramos, who has been called everything from the “Walter Cronkite of Hispanic news” to the “Mexican Anderson Cooper,” offers a warning to the Republican Party … Continue reading »

Jorge Ramos Tells Bill O'Reilly: 'We Can't Deport Endangered Children'

Watch Jorge Ramos’ interview on Bill O’Reilly’s show yesterday, courtesy of Media Matters: O’Reilly, unlike just about everyone else, seems to think that Rick Perry’s political stunt with the National Guard will actually work, because it will “seal the border.”  No word from him on how exactly this makes sense when the children currently crossing are … Continue reading »

Politico: Jorge Ramos Fights for Immigration Reform

At Politico today is a great profile of journalist Jorge Ramos, who has been called everything from the “Walter Cronkite of Hispanic news” to the “Mexican Anderson Cooper.”  The profile detailed Ramos’ passionate advocacy for issues like immigration reform, and his willingness to confront those in power — the way he did last week, when he charged Speaker … Continue reading »