Breaking Down the Latino Vote in 2022

Latino voters were generally supportive of the Biden administration’s policies but remain extremely worried about inflation and the rising cost of living. Pre-election myths about frustration leading to a seismic Latino shift towards the right were ultimately wrong.

  • Nov 15, 2022
  • 12:15 PM

Latino Senators Block Anti-Immigrant Amendment From Inflation Bill

Shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, an anti-immigrant amendment by Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) was rejected by a 50-50 vote. Lankford’s amendment called for the use of Obamacare money to fund Title 42, the Trump-era policy that bars immigrants from entering the United States based on public health concerns. 

  • Aug 9, 2022
  • 4:41 PM

House Democrats to Introduce Immigration Registry Bill to Create Citizenship Pathway for Millions

Capitol Hill sources confirmed to Latino Rebels over the weekend that a bill to create a citizenship pathway for approximately eight million undocumented will be introduced this week in the House of Representatives.

  • Jul 18, 2022
  • 10:49 AM

Senate Stalls Again on Immigration Relief

Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) is expected to negotiate immigrant relief into a bipartisan immigration bill with Senate Republicans, but Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the most senior Latino in the Senate, expressed doubts that reform will pass this year.

  • May 6, 2022
  • 5:57 PM

ICE Budget Sees Historic Increase in Spending Bill

The bill increases ICE’s overall funding by $284.7 million, including a $57 million increase for the controversial Enforcement and Removal Operations division of the agency responsible for the detention and removal of immigrants.

  • Mar 10, 2022
  • 11:55 AM

An Inside Look at the the Day Without Immigrants Demonstration in DC

Carlos Eduardo Espina walked to the White House on Monday morning a TikTok star with over 2.5 million followers. By day’s end, the 23-year-old Texan from College Station had become an icon of immigrant rights organizing.

  • Feb 14, 2022
  • 5:57 PM

Senate Parliamentarian Advises Against Third Immigrant Relief Proposal for Budget Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough has advised the Senate against including a third immigrant relief proposal presented by Senate Democrats in the Build Back Better Act.

  • Dec 16, 2021
  • 7:39 PM

Immigrants Demand Relief in Budget Bill as Senate Awaits Parliamentarian’s Decision

“We will no longer accept being a country that accepts our labor, but doesn’t accept our humanity and dignity,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in Spanish at an immigration rally on Monday. “We’re almost two years now into a pandemic where our country relies on undocumented people to survive.”

  • Dec 8, 2021
  • 9:23 AM

Democrats: Immigration Reform Will Lift Economy, Lower Inflation

“We need workers in this economy,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren told Latino Rebels. “(If) you want to grow the GDP then workers are at the heart of that. And this is one path to get the workers here in the United States able to come out of the shadows, take these jobs, pay taxes, and help us grow the economy.”

  • Dec 3, 2021
  • 2:19 PM

Speculation Continues Over Immigrant Relief Proposals in Senate

Senators returned to Capitol Hill on Monday to speculation over what comes next in immigration relief negotiations concerning the Build Back Better Act, which passed the House on November 19 but did not include a pathway to citizenship.

  • Nov 30, 2021
  • 11:13 AM

Green Card Backlog Wins Big in House Bill as Undocumented Community Demands More From Senate

Immigration advocates got a rare, if uneven policy win Friday when the House of Representatives voted 220-213 to pass a hard-fought version of the Build Back Better Act that includes a mixed bag of relief provisions facing an uncertain future in the Senate.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 3:54 PM

AOC Says Some Immigration Advocacy Groups Are ‘Hampering Progress’

“There are certain advocacy groups, national organizations, that may have a footprint here in Washington but do not have a presence in immigrant communities,” Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview with Latino Rebels on Monday evening at the Capitol.

  • Nov 15, 2021
  • 10:52 PM

Immigrant Parole Trumps Pathway to Citizenship in House Spending Bill

After weeks of negotiations, the long-promised pathway to citizenship has been removed from the House spending bill, replaced by immigrant parole. Washington correspondent Pablo Manríquez walks us through how it happened.

  • Nov 9, 2021
  • 5:37 PM

How Biden’s Border Plans Went From Hopeful to Chaotic

Some key developments could not have been predicted by any administration, and pre-dating Biden was a major structural problem of immigration courts taking nearly four years on average to decide cases of immigrants not in custody.

  • Nov 3, 2021
  • 1:35 PM

Biden Bets Big on Immigration Reform in Opening Move

SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the opening salvo of his presidency, few expected Joe Biden to be so far reaching on immigration.

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • 6:03 PM

#AllOfUS Are Essential to Beating COVID-19

The #AllOfUS campaign emphasizes that across countless sectors, immigrants —regardless of status— are doing essential work on the front lines fighting COVID-19 and keeping the nation safe and healthy.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 2:36 PM

US Extends TPS for El Salvador Citizens Living in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — El Salvador President Nayib Bukele said Monday the United States government will extend temporary protected status for more than 200,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S.

  • Oct 28, 2019
  • 1:59 PM

Immigration Panel Discusses How to Push Back Against Trump in 2020

Rather than ignoring the issue and hoping Democratic advantages on issues like the health care are sufficient to win, the party should take Trump head-on.

  • Jun 26, 2019
  • 5:14 PM

The Latino Vote Project

Latino Rebels Radio: April 26, 2019

  • Apr 26, 2019
  • 2:33 PM

New Poll: Latino, AAPI, Native American, Black, and White Voters in Battleground Districts

Voters of every race are upset and angry over the child separation and detention policy, by large margins.

  • Jul 25, 2018
  • 2:52 PM

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