Al igual que ocurrió en 2013, surge un rayo de esperanza para millones de indocumentados tras la aprobación en la Cámara de Representantes el viernes de un plan migratorio contenido en un inmenso proyecto de gastos sociales. En este caso, es un plan que otorgaría permisos temporales de... Continuar »
Mientras se aguardan noticias en el frente migratorio en el Senado y mientras la agenda del presidente Joe Biden en varios rubros sigue estancada por diferencias internas entre los demócratas, Donald Trump y su Partido Republicano solamente están enfrascados en arrebatarle a los demócratas el control del Congreso en... Continuar »
The Senate Parliamentarian’s recommendation to not include language legalizing undocumented immigrants in the budget plan to be considered under reconciliation is, obviously, a setback. But that doesn’t mean the Democrats can wash their hands of this issue. On the contrary, the Democrats who still control the White House and... Continuar »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated into English.  Based on recent events on different issues, from immigration to the right to vote and to have an abortion, it seems like the handiwork of Donad Trump and his Republican accomplices... Continuar »
A juzgar por los recientes acontecimientos en diversos frentes, desde inmigración hasta el derecho al aborto y al voto, pareciera que la mano de Donald Trump y de sus cómplices republicanos se apuntan victorias, aunque no controlen ni la Casa Blanca ni el Congreso. Del mismo modo que el... Continuar »
Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings from America’s Voice en Español translated into English.  As fall approaches, the countdown to the end of 2021 commences and, with it, the possibility that various legislative matters will either be resolved or remain in the pipeline—just one year... Continuar »
As fall approaches, the countdown to the end of 2021 commences and, with it, the possibility that various legislative matters will either be resolved or remain in the pipeline—just one year to the midterm elections in 2022, when all eyes will be on electoral politics. Once again, the topic... Continuar »
Al aproximarse el otoño comienza la cuenta regresiva para el fin de 2021 y, con ello, la posibilidad de que muchos asuntos legislativos se resuelvan o vuelvan a quedarse en el tintero, de cara a un año de elecciones intermedias, 2022, cuando toda la atención se centra  en la política... Continuar »
Washington, DC – Momentum is building for an immigration breakthrough this year. Leading Democrats – from across the party – are publicly supporting the inclusion of pathways to citizenship in the budget agreement and its chances of success this year. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki: During a Q&A... Continuar »
Reconciling is in style. In Congress, budget reconciliation is at the center of the debate, as a mechanism to advance legislation through a simple majority, rather than with the sixty votes needed to overcome a filibuster in the face of zero Republican collaboration. And, there is a real effort... Continuar »