Libre Initiative volunteers were working the phones on a recent Tuesday at the organization’s office in Orlando, speaking with Latinos on the other end of the line about the things that would truly, in their words, empower the community: free trade, limited government and rule of law. Two days … [Read more...]
We work to engage the Latino community on conservative causes and garner greater Latino support for our issues and conservative candidates. We encourage the conservative movement to support Latino conservative groups, leaders, candidates, and policies that are welcoming of Latino immigrants.
As such, we are an effective liaison between established conservative groups and the Hispanic community.
- Education: Conferences and forums focusing on Latinos and conservatism. We publish papers and reports regarding Hispanic support for conservative ideals and causes.
- Advocacy: We advocate in favor of conservative issues and policies welcoming of immigrants.
- Grassroots: We work to educate and engage the Latino community regarding conservative values and ideals. We work to build coalitions and the conservative Latino community nationwide.
It's a debate Republicans have been having for years — whether it needs to change the product or just the packaging. When it comes to immigration, Priebus said there's a difference of opinion even among Hispanics on what to do about it. "It's just absolutely wrong to make the conclusion that … [Read more...]
Alfonso Aguilar, executive director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group that promotes conservative values and ideals within the Latino community, says Rubio can benefit from conservatives who favored him and Walker for president. But he … [Read more...]
WASHINGTON — A concerted effort to improve the GOP's dismal standing among Hispanic voters has — like all things on the campaign trail this summer — collided with Donald Trump, whose incendiary statements have attracted widespread attention and provoked other presidential candidates to take a harder … [Read more...]
Jeb Bush makes a stop near the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, on Monday, just days after Democrats railed the Republican presidential candidate for defending his use of the term "anchor babies" while talking about illegal immigration. Bush -- seeking a reputation as a moderate Republican … [Read more...]
“If Republicans want to be competitive in the general election, they have to distance themselves from Trump on both illegal and legal immigration,” said Alfonso Aguilar, a former official in George W. Bush’s administration and executive director of the American Principles Project’s Latino … [Read more...]
The ghost of Mitt Romney’s failed 2012 presidential election campaign is haunting Republicans when it comes to Donald Trump’s immigration plan. Trump’s proposals to end birthright citizenship while rounding up and deporting undocumented immigrants reminds many Republicans of Romney’s call for … [Read more...]
A former official in George W. Bush’s administration said Tuesday that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s stance on birthright citizenship has dented his image in the eyes of Hispanic voters. Alfonso Aguilar, executive director of the American Principles Project’s Latino Partnership, said on CSPAN’s … [Read more...]
In recent days, criticism of Mr. Trump has focused largely on his comments that Mr. McCain, who spent five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, was “not a war hero because he was captured.” But with Mr. Trump set to travel to Laredo, Texas, on Thursday to tour the U.S.-Mexico border and meet with … [Read more...]
WASHINGTON – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry stuck to his guns Wednesday, taking another jab at what he calls the "barking carnival act" of his fellow Republican presidential contender Donald Trump in their ongoing feud. "Let no one be mistaken -- Donald Trump's candidacy is a cancer on … [Read more...]