Washington, DC – Yesterday, a U.S. District judge lifted an injunction against the “show me your papers” provision of Arizona’s SB 1070 anti-immigrant law, allowing this Draconian provision to go into effect.  It’s widely agreed that implementation of this provision will involve rampant racial profiling of Latinos in Arizona, and additional legal challenges will be brought to… Continue »

It’s Latino Week for Mitt Romney (and Hispanic Heritage Month for the rest of us), and the Republican candidate is already 0 for 2 when it comes to convincing Latino voters he’s on their side on immigration reform.  Romney’s speech before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce yesterday was a dud, full of substance-free platitudes… Continue »

President Obama, next week, you and Mitt Romney will sit down for interviews with Univision’s Jorge Ramos. No doubt, immigration will be a topic during both discussions. We’d like to encourage you to have a better answer than the one you gave to Agencia EFE yesterday, as reported by FOX News Latino: When asked if he regretted not… Continue »

Univisión anchor Jorge Ramos has written an insightful “Letter to Republicans” ahead of the Republican National Convention in Tampa.  Ramos, along with his colleague Maria Elena Salinas, will host both President Obama and Mitt Romney on Univisión’s “Meet the Candidate” forums on separate nights prior to the 2012 elections. The below is an English translation… Continue »

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 will lose the Hispanic vote in… Continue »

La declaración del presidente Barack Obama de que apoya los matrimonios entre personas del mismo sexo se dio tras un proceso de evolución, según afirmó, y de una cuestión de principios, agregó. Es un arriesgado paso político a meses de los comicios generales que le ayudará con un amplio e influyente sector de votantes y… Continue »