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If Mitt Actually Were Mexican, Would He Still Support Arizona’s “Show Me Your Papers” Immigration Law?

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 reading »

Univision Face-Off Tomorrow: Last Chance for Romney to Answer Five Key Immigration Questions

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 reading »

Mr. President: We Can Handle (And Want) The Truth About Why Immigration Reform Didn't Happen

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 reading »

ICYMI: Univisión Anchor Jorge Ramos’ “Letter to Republicans”

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 reading »

A Letter to Republicans, From Jorge Ramos

Editor’s Note: This article is an English translation from the original Spanish article, published on, 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 reading »

La evolución de Obama hacia el Sueño

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 reading »