Jorge Ramos Just Interviewed Justice Sonia Sotomayor and It Was Kind of Cool to Watch

As they say, the Boricua Justice is wicked smart.

  • Nov 16, 2018
  • 10:03 AM

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor To Receive Leadership Award by The Hispanic Heritage Foundation

The Awards recognize the contributions of Latino leaders in various fields while celebrating cultural pride and the great promise to America.

  • Jul 18, 2016
  • 12:06 PM

VIDEO: The Entire Sonia Sotomayor Interview on “The Daily Show”

In case you missed it, here is the complete interview between Jon Stewart and Justice Sonia Sotomayor. This first video was the interview that ran on last night on The Daily Show. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Here is part […]

  • Jan 22, 2013
  • 11:25 AM

VIDEO: The “60 Minutes” Interview with Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Tonight Justice Sonia Sotomayor was featured on CBS’ “60 Minutes.” Guess she will always be “Sonia from The Bronx.”

  • Jan 13, 2013
  • 10:53 PM

Divided Supreme Court Outlaws Affirmative Action in College Admissions, Says Race Can’t Be Used

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down affirmative action in college admissions, declaring race cannot be a factor and forcing institutions of higher education to look for new ways to achieve diverse student bodies.

  • Jun 30, 2023
  • 11:30 AM

Supreme Court: Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Control Board Has ‘Sovereign Immunity’

On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Puerto Rico’s unelected fiscal control board has “sovereign immunity” and does not have to answer journalists’ requests for government documents.

  • May 12, 2023
  • 10:50 AM

On American Citizenship Day, Puerto Ricans Still Denied Federal Disability Benefits

In Puerto Rico, March 2 marks the anniversary of when, in 1917, the U.S. Congress granted U.S. citizenship to anyone born in the islands. But for some Puerto Ricans, American Citizenship Day is a grim reminder of their unequal citizenship rights.

  • Mar 2, 2023
  • 1:03 PM

House Passes Puerto Rico Status Act

On Thursday the House passed the Puerto Rico Status Act, which received a floor vote after its approval by a House committee on Wednesday. Now, the race is on to get approval from the Senate before a new Republican-controlled House is sworn in on January 3.

  • Dec 15, 2022
  • 2:47 PM

Supreme Court Declines to Review Case Involving Citizens Born in Territories

On Monday the Supreme Court declined to review a case involving the citizenship rights of American Samoans that advocates had hoped would lead to the overturning of a series of century-old rulings that provide legal justification for the disenfranchisement of U.S. citizens living in overseas territories.

  • Oct 18, 2022
  • 3:29 PM

Hurricanes Don’t Discriminate, So Why Do Puerto Ricans Remain ‘Separate and Unequal’? (OPINION)

The Supreme Court now has a historic opportunity to begin taking apart the colonial framework undermining Puerto Rico by turning the page on the century-old Insular Cases and the legal precedent that has perpetuated systemic biases—and it should.

  • Sep 30, 2022
  • 1:37 PM

Supreme Court Won’t Let Biden Implement Immigration Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t allow the Biden administration to implement a policy that prioritizes deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk.

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 8:39 PM

Supreme Court: Biden Properly Ended Trump-Era Asylum Policy

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico. The justices’ 5-4 decision for the administration came in a case about the “Remain in Mexico” policy under President Donald Trump.

  • Jun 30, 2022
  • 10:55 AM

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; States Can Ban Abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

  • Jun 24, 2022
  • 10:38 AM

Justices Rule Against Detained Immigrants Seeking Release

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against immigrants who are seeking their release from long periods of detention while they fight deportation orders.

  • Jun 14, 2022
  • 8:19 AM

American Samoans Ask Supreme Court to Overturn ‘Racist’ Insular Cases

A petition filed in April by American Samoans asks the Supreme Court to overturn a set of century-old rulings used to deny equal rights and federal benefits to the residents of American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam, and other U.S. territories.

  • Jun 1, 2022
  • 3:50 PM

The Boricua Handmaid’s Tale (OPINION)

If ‘Roe v. Wade’ is overturned, the fear is that the religious right in Puerto Rico and the two main parties will be emboldened to further limit women’s rights. The hope is that young women, part of the increasingly powerful Boricua female voting bloc, will go to the polls in large numbers.

  • May 10, 2022
  • 4:54 PM

Court Upholds Puerto Ricans’ Exclusion From Benefits Program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the differential treatment of residents of Puerto Rico, ruling that Congress was within its power to exclude them from a benefits program that’s available in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Apr 21, 2022
  • 12:17 PM

High Court Wades Into Clash Over Trump-Era Immigration Rule

The Supreme Court waded into a political clash Wednesday between the Biden administration and Republican-led states seeking to defend a signature Trump-era immigration rule that the new administration has abandoned.

  • Feb 24, 2022
  • 11:38 AM

Supreme Court Case Tests Equal Rights of U.S. Citizens in Puerto Rico

On Tuesday, November 9, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the case of United States v. José Luis Vaello Madero. At issue is whether a U.S. citizen has equal access to social safety-net programs when living in a U.S. territory.

  • Nov 10, 2021
  • 3:50 PM

How Juan Pachón Went From Political Asylum to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Bogotá-born and raised, Juan Daniel Pachón Silva escaped the civil war in Colombia not a moment too soon.

  • Sep 23, 2021
  • 12:58 PM

An Unusual Coalition as Supreme Court Rules for Immigrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices joined Thursday to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation in a case that the court said turned on the meaning of the shortest word, “a.”

  • Apr 30, 2021
  • 4:35 PM

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