Tag: immigration

“Orange Is The New Black” Star Recalls Parent’s Deportation

November 19, 2014 

Diane Guerrero is on top of the world right now. Not only is she one of the principals on Orange is the New Black but she also has a recurring role on Jane the Virgin. But she wasn’t always so lucky. At the age of 14 her parents and brother were deported back to Colombia….


We Now Have The Most Latino Congress Ever

Congressional Hispanic Caucus
November 10, 2014 

Now that all the votes have been counted from last week’s midterm election it is official: the most Latinos ever have been elected to congress. There will be 29 Latinos in the House of Representatives and three in the Senate when the 2015 congress convenes. Most of them are Democrats though a surprising amount are….


What Last Night’s Election Means For Latinos

November 05, 2014 

In yesterday’s midterm elections the Republicans won several seats in both the House and the Senate putting them firmly in control of congress. They also made gains in several gubernatorial races across the country. But the question a lot of people are asking today is what impact will this change have on the immigration debate….


The Daily Show Skewers Fears About “Illegal” Latinos

November 03, 2014 

The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive The Daily Show visited my home state of Texas for a revealing look at the growing anxiety among White folks about the Latino population. It is a fact that by 2020 Latinos will outnumber Whites in the Lone Star….


“Bordertown” Latino Cartoon Show To Break Boundaries

September 30, 2014 

Lalo Alcaraz leads the creative team of a new cartoon show that will air on Fox next year. Unlike most cartoon shows like the Simpsons or Family Guy, most of the main characters in Bordertown will be Latinos. The show will take place in a fictional town along the U.S./Mexico border. There will be an….