2017 Latin GRAMMY Awards

The hottest stars stepped out for the 2017 Latin GRAMMY Awards to celebrate the biggest night in Latin music at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November16 night. The three-hour show, hosted by Roselyn Sanchez and Jaime Camil, included sizzling performances by Luis Fonsi, Steve Aoki, Alessia Cara, J Balvin, Maluma…

Focus 2018 Latino Vote

How The Latino Vote Can Make a Difference in the 2018 Elections Between 2012 and 2016, the share of Latinos who are eligible to vote has increased by 37%, or 4 million people. Latinos have mostly voted for Democrats since the 1980s, but have had little impact in changing the national conversation because we tend…

Federal judge rules Trump defunding sanctuary cities ‘unconstitutional on its face’

A federal court last month blocked President Trump’s executive order halting certain federal funds for so-called sanctuary cities, calling it “unconstitutional on its face.” “The defendants are permanently enjoined from enforcing Section 9(a) of the Executive Order against jurisdictions they deem as sanctuary jurisdictions. Because Section 9(a) is unconstitutional on its face, and not simply…

Governor signs bill making California a sanctuary state

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a “sanctuary state” bill on Thursday that prevents law enforcement officers from “asking about immigration status during routine interactions.” “It also bans unconstitutional detainer requests and prohibits the commandeering of local officials to do the work of immigration agents,” Brown wrote in a statement about the California Values Act. But…