Category Archive: Latinos

NPR – Facing Discrimination In Public Life, Latinos Stay Positive About Government

November 2, 2017

In The Thick Podcast – Live from DePaul University

May 19, 2017

Trump’s 100 Days Shows Latinos Are in for a Rough Ride

April 20, 2017

This piece originally appeared on Based on almost 100 days of President Trump, Latinos better buckle up, it’s going to be a rough ride. The first 100 days of a presidency sets the tone and lays out the policy road map of the administration. Continue Reading →

Lack of Latino Nominees in Trump’s Cabinet Is Not Surprising

December 29, 2016

This piece originally appeared on President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet is almost complete. And there’s no denying its diversity — that is of the billionaires and just plain multi-millionaires, as former Obama adviser David Axelrod pointed out. The incoming Cabinet is set to be the Continue Reading →

Texas Standard: Beyond Immigration for Latino Voters

October 9, 2015

Remember When The GOP Actually Courted Latinos?

September 4, 2015

This piece originally appeared on It was a surprise to no one that Mitt Romney received just 27 percent of the Latino vote in the 2012 election. The hallmark of Romney’s immigration solution was “self-deportation,” and Latinos were not too keen on that strategy. Continue Reading →

National Association of Latino Elected Officials – Latino Voting Panel

June 27, 2014

Latinos are leaving their Republican identity behind

May 16, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. It’s no secret that the Republican Party has a serious problem with immigration.  But in this instance I’m talking about their problem with Latinos migrating out of their own party.  Republicanos are trading in the elephant for the donkey, Continue Reading →

Latinos are the Holy Grail of the religious right

February 7, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. What do Evangelicals, Catholics, and Mormons all have in common?  And no, this is not the beginning of a joke. The growth of all three faiths is being fueled by the Latino population.   Latinos are not just the fastest Continue Reading →

Latinos in Obama’s cabinet is not about numbers

January 25, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino. The proximate departure of Secretaries Solis and Salazar will represent a 0.0 level of Latino representation in President Obama’s top Cabinet posts. For Latinos to not be at the table when it comes to the highest levels of leadership Continue Reading →

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