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Of the hundreds of recipients since 1963, only 20 Latinos have received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On Thursday, July 7, two more names were added to that prestigious list when President Joe Biden honored Texans Dr. Julieta García and Raúl Yzaguirre at the White House.
On Friday, the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization said it cut ties with Facebook after a whistleblower revealed that Facebook has been intentionally promoting products and policies that harm the Latino community and undermine democratic principles.
The videos explain the CARES Act from different perspectives, with a focus on health, education, jobs, housing, and immigration.
UnidosUS: Latinos Will Vote in Record Numbers in 2020 and Play Decisive Role in 23 of the Most Competitive House Races
“The best strategy to increase Latino voter turnout in presidential elections is to close the registration gap,” a new study about the 2020 Latino electorate noted.
UnidosUS Releases State Polling of Latino Voters on Priority Issues, Key Traits in a Presidential Candidate and Party Support
Latino voters in CA, TX, NV, FL, AZ weigh in as the 2020 election season kicks into high gear.
UnidosUS Poll Finds Latinos Want a Presidential Candidate Who ‘Values Diversity and Brings People Together’
Speaking Spanish ranked last among characteristics that Latinos prioritize.
Organization says Trump immigration policies demonstrate devastating impact on more than six million U.S.-citizen children.
More than 50 percent of respondents noting the rising cost of premiums and out-of-pocket expenses as major concerns.
“While many of our students succeed, too many have to take on immense financial risk for a shot at the American dream.”
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.
Latinos made up about one in 10 of the votes cast during the 2022 midterm elections, according to a study conducted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Roughly 35 million Latinos were eligible to vote, representing 14 percent of the electorate.
With gun violence becoming a top political issue for Latinx voters, and Latinx people in the U.S. dying from gun violence at a faster rate than their white peers, we need more Latinx faces organizing to end gun violence.
On Wednesday, Latino Victory Project, a nonprofit group that champions progressive causes in Latino communities, launched its 2022 “Vote Like a Madre” campaign to mobilize Latina voters around the climate crisis issue ahead of the midterm elections in November.
A majority of Latino voters believe that the United States is on the wrong track, while a majority of all Americans believe there’s an ‘invasion’ at the southern border, according to two separate polls.
The report, titled “Latino Student Success: Advancing U.S. Educational Progress for All” and released by UnidosUS, makes seven recommendations to guarantee that decades of steady educational progress made by Latinos are not erased by the COVID-19 pandemic.
First Lady Jill Biden apologized Tuesday morning for calling Latinos “as unique” as breakfast tacos during her speech at a conference in San Antonio, Texas held by UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Latino nonprofit advocacy organization.
“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.
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.
Federal legislation to address police abuse needs to include provisions for more accurate data, to address the full scope of the problem.
As a first-generation college student, I was excited to receive my undergraduate degrees with very little debt, but I knew that I wanted to go further in my education with a master’s degree and eventually a Ph.D. The roadblock was funding.