Cuando se habla de los Soñadores, jóvenes que luchan por la reforma migratoria, típicamente se habla de su confianza, energía y de su extraordinaria capacidad para seguir sus sueños. Pero casi nunca se habla de los procesos psicológicos internos que muchas veces se esconden tras sus gritos de protesta y la imagen agradable que muestran… Continue »

ORLANDO, Florida – If the Obama campaign counts Florida among the states that could swing either way come November 6th, a visit to the central region of the state shows why. The Hispanic voters I interviewed here expressed a lack of enthusiasm with the political process; some are already sure they won’t vote at all,… Continue »

Matt, Van, Adam and I were just in Providence, Rhode Island where we attended Netroots Nation 2012, the year’s biggest conference of online progressive activists. Netroots Nation was also where America’s Voice Education Fund and Latino Decisions unveiled our new highly anticipated interactive Latino voter map, much to the glee of those who attended our panel:… Continue »

Tools and Data Available at www.latinovotemap.org Allows User to View Different Scenarios, Outcomes Washington, DC – Latino voter behavior is one of the key variables in the 2012 election cycle, with both political parties navigating real challenges and opportunities in their effort to reach Latino voters.  In order to help track the influence and importance of… Continue »

PAC+ has recently released a series of hard-hitting videos in Arizona against Mitt Romney. The group is a super PAC whose welcome page on their website relates the story of America as one of diversity and struggle, calling it “the best of the American story.” The video, which was picked up by Emily Schultheis in… Continue »

Obama Administration Policy to Protect Crime Victims Ignored, Community Leaders and Legal Experts Tell DHS to Do the Right Thing for Adolfo and Julio Miami, FL –In 2008, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in Florida raided the home of Adolfo Garcia and Julio Diaz, reportedly in search of human traffickers.  Although no one in… Continue »

Today, Dream Activist brings us news of a ninth grader who is scheduled to be deported this coming Sunday. According to their petition: Victoria was brought to the US when she was only 3 years old. Carina, Victoria’s mother wanted to give her little girl a better future, something she couldn’t do in Argentina. She… Continue »

“If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that half of us will not agree on even that,” starts off Stephen Colbert on his popular late-night TV show’s segment, The Word, wittily entitled “United, We Can’t Stand Them.” Rumor has it that immigrants are pyromaniacal, highly-contagious, economy-wrecking terrorists. And now, according to… Continue »

Our metrics are often pulled from a software-as-a-service company called Meltwater, which is also used by movement groups such as United We Dream and Voto Latino, and corporations such as H&M and Deloitte. One value we frequently cite from Meltwater’s analysis is called potential reach. Potential reach estimates the universe of readers who may see a… Continue »