Tag: Politics


Michaelle Solages, First Haitian Elected to NY State Assembly, Now Focused on Long Island Sandy Relief

Michaelle Solages, from Nassau County’s 22nd district, has become the first person of Haitian descent elected to the New York State Assembly. Her first order of business is to get the power back on.


Commentary: What to Expect In Obama’s 2nd Term – Small Steps at Immigration Reform

Obama won support from Latinos and immigrants by promising reform. Now he has to act.


Commentary: New Immigration Laws Are Coming, Whether It’s Under Obama or Romney

Neither party can afford to maintain the immigration status quo for another four years.

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Some 80 Candidates from Immigrant Communities are Running for Congress in Tuesday’s Election

Despite the high number of immigrant candidates, even if they all win on Nov. 6th Latinos and Asians will be underrepresented in Congress according to a new report.


Photos & Video From Our #LatinoVote Town Hall Event

A slideshow of photos from the #LatinoVote event last Thursday.

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The Feet in 2 Worlds #LatinoVote Town Hall Video

Our Town Hall event on the Latino Vote was a great success. Watch the video.


Commentary: Between Obama and Romney, Choice Should Be Crystal Clear to Immigrants

Columnist Erwin de Leon has no doubt about who immigrants should vote for after watching the second presidential debate.


Latino Vote Still at Play Despite Obama’s Upper Hand in Second Debate

Post debate analysis from our friends at Voxxi.


Live Video of Our Panel Discussion on Unlocking the #LatinoVote

We will be livestreaming the panel discussion moderated by María Hinojosa starting at 6 pm EDT on October 18th. Watch it here.


Commentary: Immigration Not Debated But Still Important

Will immigration will be discussed in Tuesday’s presidential debate? Fi2W Columnist Erwin de Leon says it’s should not be ignored by the candidates, even though many immigrants themselves rank it below the economy as a priority.