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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 […]

DRM: Romney/Ryan complete “anti-immigrant” ticket for Republicans

MESA, AZ – Paul Ryan, currently embattled by nuns calling his budget plan “not Christian,” has been selected as Mitt Romney’s running mate for Vice President, thus completing the anti-immigrant ticket for the Republican party, according to DRM Capitol Group, which serves as a voice for undocumented youth and lobbying arm of the DREAM movement. “Mitt Romney […]

This Week in Immigration

Courts Weigh Issuance of Law Licenses to Undocumented Attorneys The highest courts of Florida and California are considering a legal question of great importance to many DREAMers: whether the lack of valid immigration status prevents states from issuing law licenses to applicants who are otherwise qualified to become attorneys. To some, the answer may seem […]

Mitt Romney Started Bain Capital With Money From Families Tied To Death Squads

In 1983, Bill Bain asked Mitt Romney to launch Bain Capital, a private equity offshoot of the successful consulting firm Bain & Company. After some initial reluctance, Romney agreed. The new job came with a stipulation: Romney couldn’t raise money from any current clients, Bain said, because if the private equity venture failed, he didn’t […]

A Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity

The National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC) speaks out for immigrants in a coast to coast tour offering bi-national solutions to halt drug war violence.   CHICAGO, IL –  The National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC) is joining forces with Mexico’s Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD), […]

NALEO Releases Statement on Results of 2010 Census Bureau Race and Hispanic Origin Research

  The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement on the results of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 Census Race and Hispanic Origin Alternative Questionnaire research. “We are pleased that the U.S. Census Bureau is working to ensure that the nation’s decennial Census produces a full and accurate […]

MomsRising stands strong behind the DREAMers

While we continue the momentum towards passage of the DREAM Act, mothers across the country are standing in support of the 1.76 million immigrant youth who will be able, starting August 15, 2012, to seek a form of administrative relief from deportation. This first step in the long-awaited deportation relief for youth who came to our country […]

VOXXI Embraces Creative Commons

VOXXI, the premier site for independent news, analysis and commentary with a Hispanic focus, announced that it will incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 license to allow anyone including: media organizations, non-profits, bloggers and any traditional or new media outlet to leverage VOXXI’s high-quality content, analysis and commentary to further their coverage of key issues. “This is […]

Groups Urge Obama Help Stop Flow of Assault Weapons to Mexico

On August 13th, the “Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity” will hold a major event in Los Angeles on its voyage across the United States as it works to create a bi-national movement against the failed drug war that has left more than 70,000 dead in Mexico in the last five years. Led by […]

Tri-Caucus Marks 47th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

This week marks the 47th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act of1965, a landmark piece of legislation that outlawed discriminatory voting practices. The Chairs of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) released the following statements: Congressman Charles Gonzalez (TX-20), CHC Chair:  “The Voting Rights Act […]