GROW Elect has helped get 90 Latino Republicans elected in California, all with an eye towards diversifying the Republican Party. But will their strategy of helping to elect moderates work in more conservative states?
The 16-year-old princess will have her own Disney Junior show in 2016.
The city of Corpus Christi in Texas will be hosting a two-day festival honoring Selena Quintanilla-Pérez in April and expects 50,000 visitors and $1 million to come to the city. The two-day event will include live music and a screening of her biopic.
A forgotten detail about 2008: Hillary Clinton beat Obama 2–1 among Latinos in their primary and it wasn’t all name recognition — but big challenges still lie ahead to maintain huge Latino support for Democrats. One other one: the looming possibility of Jeb Bush.
Anitere Flores, who has been rumored as a possible Senate candidate if Marco Rubio runs for president, and Sean Reyes, Utah’s attorney general in the middle of the immigration battle, spoke to BuzzFeed News after an RNC “Rising Stars” event.
The network’s ties to Hillary Clinton, treatment of Marco Rubio, and singular focus on immigration give Republicans fits. But for one big reason: Republicans need Univision.
Jose Antonio Vargas, one of the most high-profile undocumented immigrants in the country, applied for his California driver’s license under a new law. 1.4 million immigrants are expected to submit applications during the next three years.
A mid-2014 report found that Democratic party spending was woefully short when it came to minority vendors. Six months later, Democrats are meeting with Hispanic-business owners and have Latino hires in the pipeline, but not much else to show.
Advocacy organizations announced the creation of a coalition that would tackle an expected increase in Alzheimer’s cases affecting Latinos in the coming decades.
Only searches in Spanish were pulled, but they show that Ebola, selfies, and Chespirito were among the top searches.
Mark Udall blurred the difference between himself and Cory Gardner on immigration in Colorado. That had a downside.
A commentary on what scares Americans and what should scare Americans.
The Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security are expected to send final recommendations in the next two weeks. Activists are worried and angry about what they’re hearing.
With the campaign not interested in causing a scene, two activists walked right up on stage and stood next to North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan with a sign that read, “Friends don’t deport friends.”
And it could decide the heated Senate race between Democrat Mark Udall and Republican Cory Gardner. But is Udall’s outreach too little, too late?
.SOY! Both Latinos and vegans feel a strong claim to the word. But does this new offering work?
Two key House Republicans tell BuzzFeed News it could happen. Democrats and activists say they’ve heard this all before.
Fatal work injuries dropped for every group except Latinos, who saw fatalities rise 7%. Among injured foreign-born workers, 42% were from Mexico.
The DNC isn’t worried about Marco Rubio or Susana Martinez, but sources who spoke with top officials tell BuzzFeed News they think Brian Sandoval could be a problem for them.
“I know there is deep frustration in communities and I understand that frustration because I share it.”
UPDATED (4:18 p.m.): A White House official told BuzzFeed News that the president’s remarks do not include a reference to waiting “40 days.”
Javier Palomarez, the president of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will make the remarks in Utah on stage with Julian Castro, BuzzFeed News has learned.
Hispanic Heritage Month is great and all, but Spanish-American and Latino influence goes much deeper than tacos and salsa music. Note: tacos and salsa music are awesome.
BuzzFeed News has learned the Congressional Hispanic Caucus is working to iron out language Tuesday that would demand Obama move sooner on deportations than the White House has said it is willing to do.
Everyone wants to reach Latinos in the U.S., particularly during Hispanic Heritage Month. Here 12 Latinos go beyond the spicy and the caliente to discuss things people still don’t get about us.
Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off Sept. 15 and this is how dozens of Latinos across the country self-identify and answer the question: #WhatLatinoMeansToMe.
The announcement comes after Obama disappointed groups by delaying immigration action. Close to 50 organizations and individuals will make a coordinated call to Latinos ahead of the midterm elections.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus asked the Obama administration to make its delayed announcement to slow deportations before Thanksgiving, but was told it will be before the holidays at the end of the year.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus will make demands of the president on timing and substance of coming executive actions on deportations, a source tells BuzzFeed News.