Friday - Apr 26, 2019

Calendar & Tourism

  • Obama faces major task in mobilizing Hispanics

    by Alejandro Meneses

    Alex MenesesAlex Meneses

    Hispanic leaders and analysts are expressing enthusiasm over the Democratic presidential nomination of Barack Obama but maintain he has yet to win over the Latino vote.

    This, they claim, will be critical for him — or John McCain — to reach the presidency.

  • Political empathy and political suicide

    by José de la Isla Hispanic Link News Service

    José de la IslaJosé de la Isla

    HOUSTON – University of California, Berkeley, linguistics professor and progressive guru George Lakoff has an interesting way to explain why we don’t get it about immigration.

  • Anabelle and the political fountain of youth

    by José de la Isla

    José de la IslaJosé de la Isla

    HOUSTON — I went to see the best pundit I know to understand what the primaries mean so far. Of course, she must remain anonymous. Otherwise, everyone would consult her too, and I would lose my best source.

  • Memo to media: stop using hate groups as, ‘experts in immigration

    by Janet Murguía

    José de la IslaJosé de la Isla

    “Janet is a lying, fact-misrepresenting Mexican jerk. There will come a day when the average American has had enough of her and her lies and runs her back to Mexico with the rest of the diseased, ignorant, budget ruining, crime causing scum they are.”

  • Border homesteading

    by José de la Isla

    José de la IslaJosé de la Isla

    ­RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS– I met Marta Sánchez at her office, in a strip center next door to El Paraiso café, in Alton, just north of Mission, Texas. Marta heads La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) in Alton, a non-profit organization of the United Farm Workers union.

  • What’s Felipe Calderón up to?

    by José de la Isla

    HOUSTON - An unexpected factor in the presidential election this year might not come from a primary. Instead, Mexico President Felipe Calderón might play that role. Calderón’s mid-February visit to the United States could set the stage.

    He is scheduled to meet with immigration reform leaders in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago.-