NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Mario Lopez, the president of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, was a speaker on one of the most closely watched panels of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) — “Immigration: Can conservatives reach a consensus?” [...]CPAC, which runs here until … [Read more...]
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Latino organizations and leaders across the country agree that President Obama made the right move when he issued his executive actions to protect millions of immigrants from deportation in the absence of congressional action. But not all Latinos support the president’s move. Alfonso Aguilar, … [Read more...]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Certain labor unions are among the strongest opponents of comprehensive immigration reform, according to experts at the Conservative Political Action Conference. A Thursday panel called "Immigration: Can Conservatives Reach a Consensus," panel featured U.S. Congressman Jeff … [Read more...]
GOP activists will converge this week on the nation’s capital for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) just as Capitol Hill lawmakers are staring down a possible Department of Homeland Security Shutdown. The confluence of events could put additional pressure on Republicans … [Read more...]
... As Obama’s supporters rallied, his opponents urged Congress to block the stalled initiatives permanently. ...Others sought to steer Republicans in a different direction Tuesday. Alfonso Aguilar, former head of the citizenship office under the George W. Bush administration and now executive … [Read more...]
Republicans said after the 2012 presidential elections that it was imperative to win over more Latino voters, and singled out immigration reform as a key opportunity. But as the 2016 election season creeps closer, GOP members of Congress are instead taking to the House and Senate floors to rail … [Read more...]
MIAMI -— In its first month in power, the new Republican majority in Congress has created a challenge for a group of people critical to the party's success in the 2016 elections: GOP operatives in charge of attracting Hispanic voters. Party leaders have been trying to get members to soften their … [Read more...]
Jeb Bush’s secret weapon in his potential White House bid is his wife of 40 years, Columba Bush, supporters of the former Florida governor say. Columba, who would be the nation’s first Hispanic first lady if her husband wins the presidency, largely eschewed the public spotlight in Florida and is … [Read more...]
Henry Cisneros and Alfonso Aguilar talked about President Obama’s 2014 executive actions on immigration, and the potential for immigration legislation out of the Republican-controlled 114th Congress. Henry Cisneros is a former mayor of San Antonio and served as secretary of Housing and Urban … [Read more...]
Hillary Clinton, the presumptive favorite for the Democratic nomination, beat Obama 2–1 among Latino voters in the 2008 primary. It wasn’t just name recognition, either. The Clintons have a robust network of Latino leaders and activists, and long history with outreach that dates back to 1970s in … [Read more...]