Editor’s Note: This article is an English translation from the original Spanish article, published on Univision.com, by Jorge Ramos. You can read it, en español, here. Since Ronald Reagan, any Republican candidate that gets less than a third of the Latino vote will lose the election. Dear Republicans: You... Continue »
Some news coming out of the 11th circuit court today regarding the Alabama and Georgia anti-immigrant laws — According to Ben Winograd at Immigration Impact: In a series of decisions issued Monday afternoon, a federal appeals court in Atlanta struck down major portions of controversial immigration laws passed by... Continue »
Right after I heard the Obama Administration’s deferred action guidelines, I went to the FAQ section on the USCIS website and searched for the word “travel.” As happy as I am about the fact that I will now be able to work and contribute to this country, I was... Continue »
This week, Americans witnessed history as young DREAMers began applying for deferred action under the policy announced by President Obama. The event garnered intense attention in both English and Spanish Language media.  Univisión anchor Jorge Ramos said, “The day of DREAMS has arrived.  As of today DREAMers can present... Continue »
The beginning of deferred action made for quite an historic day yesterday, with tens of thousands of DREAMers lining up from Chicago to El Paso to Los Angeles waiting to receive assistance on their applications.  Yet in the midst of a nationwide celebration and day of victory, there remained... Continue »
America’s Voice supports Univisión’s efforts to have the presidential candidates participate in a candidate forum focused on the array of issues most relevant to the Latino community. Univisión, the nation’s largest Spanish language network, this week issued an invitation to the presidential candidates to participate in a candidate forum... Continue »
Yesterday, when Mitt Romney visited Birmingham, Alabama for a fundraising event at the city’s exclusive restaurant — “The Club” — he was met outside by a number of protestors from the Immigrant Youth Leadership Initiative of Alabama. The group chanted “education, not deportation” and held up signs that read... Continue »
Yesterday’s official launch of the deferred action program for DREAMers offered a reminder about how public policy changes can sometimes directly affect people’s lives.  Unfortunately, yesterday also brought a reminder of the way politics can butt in on even the most celebratory of days, bringing into view the sharp... Continue »
The news that Mitt Romney has selected Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate reinforces the Republican immigration status quo and is not going to help repair Romney’s low standing among Latino voters.  The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to... Continue »
While Team Romney hits Obama with a Nevada ad that highlights the administration’s deportation record, Obama hit the campaign trail in Colorado yesterday, slamming the GOP presidential hopeful on his immigration plan. According to CBS News: “Romney believes in self-deportation” and the Arizona immigration law, Mr. Obama told the... Continue »