Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
The depressing explanation why voter turnout is so consistently low - Salon ... its support for an online petition urging President Obama to declare ... You Might Also Like Similarly, because the poverty rate for Latinos ... 11/21/2015 - 6:09 am | View Link
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Rallies mark one year since Obama’s deportation-relief proposal - Washington Post White House takes fight over immigration powers to the Supreme Court - Washington Post 11/20/2015 - 2:33 pm | View Link
City Hall shuffle: Jesse Ruiz moves from school ... - Chicago Sun-Times Emanuel shifts school board vice president to Park District - Chicago Tribune 11/20/2015 - 12:31 pm | View Link
Ohio Latinos Optimistic About Immigration Changes - WBNS-10TV Of Federal Raids Pew: More Mexicans Leaving US Than Coming In Friday marks one year since President Obama announced his executive action on... 11/20/2015 - 6:43 am | View Link
Obama at COP21: Climate Change 'Growing Threat' to All Countries; Latinos 'Worried' About Climate President Barack Obama is in Paris to participate in climate change talks, an issue the Latino community has made a priority. Government representatives from 195 countries are in Paris to address climate change, in a United Nations meeting known as ... 11/30/2015 - 8:36 am | View Link
Who will you blame once Obama's gone? When asked whether tensions between racial and ethnic groups have increased during the past decade, 64% said yes, as did a majority of whites (67%), blacks (65%) and Latinos (55%). All those numbers are up significantly from April 2001, when only 29% of ... 11/26/2015 - 4:00 pm | View Link
Obama’s Immigration Reform is “Pure Hypocrisy” In contrast, the undocumented Latin Americans are discriminated against by the police for even a traffic violation which they often invent to deport Latinos. IOC: At work when a black person seeks the same work as a Latino, the latter is paid $3 dollars an ... 11/26/2015 - 1:46 am | View Link
Under Obama’s Administration, Racial Conflict Spikes Back to 1995 Level That’s up from 28 percent in 2011 and 41 percent in 1995, according to CNN. The alarm over racial issues has grown faster among African-Americans and Latinos than among whites with 66 percent of blacks, 64 percent of Hispanics, and 43 percent of ... 11/25/2015 - 4:47 am | View Link
Letters: O’Rourke sides with Obama yet again We have seen it in social media and in most cases this brutality is toward Latinos and African-American people. This has to end by enforcing punishment for officers who treat people unfairly, and by providing more training to officers. 11/24/2015 - 5:38 pm | View Link
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2008 National Survey of Latinos: Hispanic Voter Attitudes ... Hispanic registered voters support Democrat Barack Obama for president over Republican John McCain by 66% to 23%, according to a nationwide survey of 2,015 Latinos. 11/28/2015 - 5:20 pm | View Website
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The United States is criticizing China's imprisonment of a media freedom activist who was sentenced to six years after the late addition of charges that his attorneys were not given a chance to defend against.
Almost half of Syrians would choose to permanently leave their country if they could, according to a Gallup survey released Monday. Forty-six percent want to leave, and just 1 in 3 would choose to remain in Syria, says the survey that was conducted earlier this year. Forty-three percent of the Syrians Gallup surveyed in person also said it was likely that they would leave the country in the next 12 months.
Over a year and a half ago when I first thought about the 2016 election I leapt to the conclusion that the two candidates would be Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton. My conclusion was not based on their significant experience nor their obvious connections to the White House: it was their astrological charts.
More than 70 years after he was arrested for defying a presidential executive order, Minoru Yasui received a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House last Tuesday. Min was my grandpa's older brother, and one of the greatest sources of our family's pride: a folksy, whip-smart lawyer who confronted a variety of public defeats in his life but refused to be discouraged.
Hillary Clinton made an urgent plea to President Obama to step up his efforts to close Guantanamo Bay just weeks before she left the State Department, writing, "We need a White House lead." The confidential January 2013 memo about the military detention center was obtained by The Huffington Post through a FOIA request, reports Ryan J.