Post-Partisan The Dream Act affects more than Latinos

I thought that many should read this article to help us understand the illogical thinking of so many Republicans when it comes to immigration. Also to understand that immigration affects all of us, immigrant, or non-immigrant. The following piece by  Edward Schumacher-Matos Washington Post (December 12, 2010) is offered to you. Thanks to Angelo Falcon and the ILP who is …

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New York Against Racist Arizona Law

Yesterday, the New York State Assembly passed a resolution condemning the recently passed Arizona SB 1070 law that will unfairly impact many Latinos in the state. Also yesterday approximately 50 people were arrested protesting the Arizona law. Below is the remarks of: Jonathan Tasini, candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 15th Congressional District in New York, issued the following …

AZ debate shows low profile of Latino leadership

This article was circulated by the National Institute Latino Policy (NILP) By JESSE WASHINGTON Associated Press (May 7, 2010) Quick: Name a leader of the national Hispanic community. That’s not easy for some Hispanics, let alone other Americans. Even as the Arizona immigration debate has highlighted concerns of the nation’s more than 40 million Latino citizens, it has revealed a …

Happy Cinco de Boycott!

Thought we share this with our readers: By Mario Solis-Marich Huffington Post (May 5, 2010) The fabled Mexican battle at Puebla will be commemorated today although most people celebrating it ont know what they are celebrating. Cinco de Mayo is not as celebrated in Mexico as it is in the US. Cinco de Mayo is in fact a uniquely American …

Serrano Language to End Cuba Family Travel Restrictions Implemented

New Regulations Issued Immediately Easing Restrictions March 12, 2009 – Washington DC – Today, Congressman José E. Serrano announced that the omnibus language he authored easing travel restrictions on Cuban-Americans’ family visits to Cuba had been implemented. In coming weeks, new agricultural and medical sales travel license guidelines will be issued as his language also directed.