Barack Obama

Obama Announces Solitary Confinement Ban for Juveniles

Recognizing the United States as a "nation of second chances," President Barack Obama has banned solitary confinement for juveniles.
Tony Cardenas

Rep. Tony Cardenas Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the endorsement of another Latino congressional lawmaker on Wednesday.
Marco Rubio

Latino Congressmen Slam Marco Rubio Over DACA

House Latino congressmen blasted Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., for his call to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Tony Cardenas

Congressman Tony Cárdenas Calls for Bipartisan Support for Next House Speaker

U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., has called for bipartisan support for the selection of Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Pope Francis

5-Year-Old Daughter of Immigrants Breaches Security, Gives Pope Francis Letter

A five-year-old girl breached security for the opportunity to personally deliver Pope Francis and important message about immigration, and she succeeded.
Pope Francis Barack obama

Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Pope Francis Visit 'Critically Needed' in Congress

Latinos from all walks of life are observing Pope Francis’ U.S. visit, including the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, a coalition of Latino lawmakers who anticipate his address to Congress scheduled on Thursday.
Tony Cardenas

Latino Lawmaker to Pope Francis: Focus on Juvenile Justice Reform in US Visit

Ahead of Pope Francis' trip to the U.S., Latino congressman Tony Cárdenas has called for the Catholic leader to address the need for juvenile justice reform.
juvenile court

Rep. Tony Cárdenas Introduces Resolution Eliminating Juvenile Life Sentences

U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., has called for the elimination of life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles.
Donald Trump

Many Latino Politicians, Advocates Applaud NBC's Firing of Donald Trump

Latinos have applauded NBCUniversal’s decision to end its “business relationship” with real-estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump over his anti-immigration remarks.
luis gutierrez

House Democrats Release 'Toolkit' for Undocumented Immigrants on Obama's Immigration Actions

Although President Barack Obama's latest deferred action programs have been temporarily blocked, House Democrats are still calling for eligible undocumented immigrants to prepare their paperwork ahead of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) application launch.
Luis Gutierrez

Legislators to Promote Obama's Immigration Executive Actions At DACA, DAPA Workshop

U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., and Rep. Luis Gutiérrez. D-Ill., will host a forum this weekend to discuss President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions despite the temporary injunction blocking the deferred action programs' implementation.
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