Once upon a time there was Mexican-American man by the name of César Chávez, a farm worker who became a civil rights leader and founded the United Farm Workers Union...and there was an inspirational woman named Dolores Huerta, also Mexican-American, who helped him do it. Then, there was a Colombian-American man by the name of Harry Pachon, who drew national attention to Latino issues, such as bilingual education, political engagement and immigration. To follow, there were a number of men and women who helped to mobilize change and enable success for Latinos in America. The End?
Republican Governor Chris Christie may have appealed to Latinos in the Democratically-driven state of New Jersey to gain him his second gubernatorial victory, but both Democrats and Republicans are saying that doesn't mean he can win them over across the country in a 2016 presidential bid.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is warning fellow conservatives that the bipartisan immigration reform bill currently being debated in Congress is far better than the alternative: letting President Obama legalize undocumented immigrants by executive order.
Texas senator and anti-immigration stalwart Ted Cruz rallied conservative New Yorkers at a $1,000-a-plate fundraiser Wednesday night. The Cuban-American lawmaker is one of the most outspoken opponents of the bipartisan immigration reform bill currently under debate in the Senate.