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NPRC and NCLR Condemn Attempts to Weaken Hispanic Vote

The National Puerto Rican Coalition Inc. (NPRC) condemned Florida’s GOP Party Committee and its legislative leadership for blatantly conspiring to suppress the Hispanic and Black vote for the 2012 election cycle. During a live television interview with Rev. Al Sharpton on his MSNBC show Politics Nation, former GOP Party Chairman Jim Greer admitted to being […]

Upcoming DREAMer Assistance Events in the DC Area

District of Columbia: AYUDA will be conducting Q&A workshops to give individuals the latest reliable information. When:  Monday, August 20 through Friday, August 24 Two workshops every day:  4:00–5:00 p.m. and 5:00–6:00 p.m. Where:  6925B Willow Street NW, Washington, DC 20012 For more information see: http://www.ayudainc.org/index.cfm/news_ayuda-hosts-deferred-action-qa-workshops CARECEN will be holding screening and preparation workshops throughout […]

AILA helps youth apply for deferred action

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Washington, DC Chapter will celebrate the Administration’s recent announcement that certain childhood arrivals may be eligible for “Deferred Action” and work authorization by conducting several pro bono workshops to help individuals apply. In partnership with a dozen community-based organizations including nonprofits and churches in the DC, Maryland and Virginia […]

The Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity to protest in El Paso

CHICAGO, IL — On Tuesday Aug. 21, 2012 the National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC) and their allies aboard the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity will come together for an impromptu rally in front of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) division in El Paso, Texas to protest U.S. drug policy. […]

USHCC Launches “Speak Our Language” Political Media Project

The US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced a new initiative to track and analyze Spanish‐language political ad spending in 10 top target states leading up to the November elections. Using comprehensive data on local television advertising from Kantar Media’s CMAG, the Speak Our Language project will both showcase the campaigns with a strong level of […]

Two Pioneers Roll Up Sleeves to Help Others

 Sergio Garcia and Luis Perez do not qualify for Deferred Action but they are prepared for August 15   Los Angeles – The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) and its statewide youth branch, the California Dream Network (CDN), announced on Friday that two leading immigrant rights advocates with a law degree, Sergio […]

DREAM Deferred Action Events Taking Place Nationwide

Workshops Will Help DREAMers Fill Out Applications DREAMers can start applying for Deferred Action relief starting Aug. 15th. To help DREAMers with their applications, events are being held nationwide, many held by members of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM). Up to 1.7 million unauthorized immigrants ages 30 and under who arrived in the U.S. […]

Romney Refuses to Take Position on Deferred Action: America’s Voice

With the DREAMer “Deferred Action” process set to begin on Wednesday at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mitt Romney still refuses to answer a simple question: on his first day as President, would he keep or revoke this new policy? According to Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, “How can Romney promise immigration reform […]

Evangelical Leaders Celebrate Implementation of Deferred Action

On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security is scheduled to begin accepting applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an initiative that will temporarily remove the threat of deportation from certain young people who were brought to the United States as children and allow them to apply for a work permit. The following are […]

Administrative Relief for DREAMers

  Application forms came online for young people who wish to request deferred action. A grant of deferred action would, for two years, suspend deportation proceedings for young people who came to this country as children and provide them the opportunity to work legally in the United States. Those interested in applying must fill out […]

12th Annual Reyes of Comedy Show

Felipe Esparza Leads Quartet of Quipsters at CHCI’s 12th Annual Reyes of Comedy The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced its lineup of comedians to perform at the 12th Annual Reyes of Comedy show on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.  The event supports CHCI’s award-winning […]