Why Puerto Ricans for Statehood Remain Hostile Toward the Free Association Option (OPINION)

While experts and others do know that it is possible, desirable, and mutually beneficial to maintain U.S. citizenship in any sovereignty option, statehooders keep trying to misinform Puerto Ricans and policymakers in Washington.

  • Feb 23, 2023
  • 3:50 PM

America’s Favorite Terrorists (OPINION)

When in doubt, accuse the U.S. government of doing what it accuses other governments of doing. The rule goes double for Trump.

  • Jan 15, 2021
  • 1:11 PM

A Record Number of Women Will Serve in the 117th Congress, Including at Least 51 Women of Color

Women will gain at least 14 seats in the 117th Congress, setting a new record for female representation.

  • Nov 16, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

My Contra Parents Are Marching For a New ‘Old’ Nicaragua: Are We, Too?

Ask yourself if you are really standing with the oppressed when many of the ones inspired by this struggle are the historical oppressors.

  • Apr 29, 2018
  • 1:32 PM

Cuban Immigrant Youth Were Welcomed With Open Arms: Why Not Today’s DREAMers?

Considering the history of immigrant youth coming to the United States from Cuba, why wouldn’t the DREAMers deserve to stay in the only country they call home?

  • Jan 19, 2018
  • 1:12 PM

End the Cuban Privileged Pathway to Citizenship (OPINION)

Maintaining the 1966 Cuban Adjustment Act is an Insult to the immigrant rights movement.

  • Jan 12, 2017
  • 9:15 AM

Scheming in Cuban

An exposé on how Cuban immigrants are gaming the U.S. welfare system also reveals that life under socialism is not nearly as bad as the Cuba lobby would have us believe.

  • Oct 5, 2015
  • 12:21 PM

The Seven Republicans Who Voted Against ‘Amnesty’ Bill and the Three Democrats Who Did

Yesterday a symbolic bill called the “Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014” authored by a rookie congressman from Florida named Yoho passed the House, 219-197. Yoho "exec amnesty" rebuke passes House. 3 Dem "yea" & 7 GOP "no", plus 3 GOP "present" — David M. Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) December 4, 2014 While the bill […]

  • Dec 5, 2014
  • 9:24 AM

Rep. Henry Cuellar’s Speech in Favor of GOP’s Border Supplemental Bill

Last night, the House of Representatives passed two bills related to immigration and the current situation with unaccompanied minors at the border. The first one was H.R. 5230 (full text below). That vote for that bill was 223-189 in favor, with four Republicans voted against party lines and one Democrat voting for the bill. Here […]

  • Aug 2, 2014
  • 9:17 AM

Puerto Rican Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador Supports Statehood Bill

Rep. Raúl Labrador, a Republican from Idaho, is one of three voting members of Congress to be born in Puerto Rico. Labrador was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico, while Democrat José Serrano was born in Mayagüez and Democrat Nydia Velázquez was born in Yabucoa. Since Labrador is the only Republican in Congress with birth ties […]

  • May 23, 2013
  • 11:08 AM

VOXXI President: There Is a “Fierce Campaign” Against Founder Melgen and Senator Menendez

Today Emilio Sánchez, President and Editor-in-Chief of the Miami-based VOXXI news site, wrote a three-page post entitled “A Fierce Campaign Against the Dignity of Salomon Melgen.” In the piece, Sánchez suggested reasons as to why he thinks the latest FBI investigation of Melgen, who is listed on VOXXI’s site as the company’s Chairman and Founder (UPDATE: […]

  • Feb 3, 2013
  • 3:56 PM

Why Hispanic Heritage Month Fails: The Case of the EPA, Che Guevara, and Plagiarism

We don't like Hispanic Heritage Month. We never have and we never will. Our reason is simple: all of a sudden people, brands, and organizations who have no idea or clue about the complexities of the US Latino world try to pretend that they do. Case in point: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Here is […]

  • Sep 14, 2012
  • 11:46 AM

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