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.
After a BuzzFeed video about his decision went viral, Zamora spoke about his job prospects and his hustle to sell himself to employers. “I don’t think they would have hired me as a José — they don’t want a José — they want a Joe.”
Mariachi Barbie is Mattel’s improvement on last year’s Chihuahua-toting version.
“I’m the one who’s going to get sick. Bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma and everything, who’s going to pay me for throwing a bucket of ice water on my head? Ice water? Ice water? Why does it have to be ice water?
Because we’re never gonna complain about seeing them covered in iced water.
Daniel Suarez has been lighting it up as part of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program. In news first given to BuzzFeed, Joe Gibbs Racing announces Tuesday that Suarez is joining the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
They say Latino and immigrant rights organizations should support the black community and call on other top Latino organizations to follow suit.
While there is optimism, the economic rebound hasn’t fully reached Latinos who worry about losing their jobs and paying bills, a poll by NCLR and Latino Decisions finds. But they still believe in the American Dream.
You will fall in love with Gina Rodriguez, star of The CW’s Jane the Virgin, after reading her powerful and impromptu speech. “The way I grew up, I never saw myself on screen.”
VOZ, a Portland nonprofit, lost $75,000 in funding because it is allied with NCLR, a national Latino organization that supports marriage equality.
“Are you here, you know, legally?”
Going by the handles Falcon9 and Thucydides online, he also said Spanish-language media should be eliminated. “This is America, speak English,” he wrote. But he says he won’t resign.
“Would the unemployed family steal food from a supermarket to feed their kids?”
The venerable organization has decided being hip means going after twentysomethings — which increasingly means a focus on young Latino voters.
He says he doesn’t want to talk about it, but 2016 is coming. Prominent Latinos and immigration advocates see a record they like.
“We called it The Book of Life because, for me, the movie is about life and joy and memory and honoring memory, and knowing you can live forever when you have somebody that loves, and loved, you.”
These workouts are DIY, FUBU, and sure to get you F-I-T.
“Just be honest and tell the rest of the country your priority isn’t Latinos; your priority is the Democratic Party,” the RNC writes in a letter provided to BuzzFeed. The group’s president pushes back hard.
An MSNBC spokesperson tells BuzzFeed the cable news network will apologize for what many considered an insensitive and offensive segment.
We love flavors, apparently. Don’t laugh or shake your head, they have research.