Lost in Translation: GOP Struggles With Hispanics
Dotted with businesses flashing names such as Las Delicias and El Rey del Pollo, Charlotte's Central Avenue should be fertile ground for Republicans seeking inroads into the state's booming Latino community.
Instead, it offers evidence both of the depth of the Republican Party's challenge with Hispanics and the opportunities that may await if the party can recraft its message.
At Las Delicias, a bakery pungent with the smell of empanadas, 36-year-old owner Manuel Betancur blames President Barack Obama for a weak economy and scant progress on promised immigration reforms.
Rev. Rodriguez to Deliver Benediction at The Republican National Convention
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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez will be giving the RNC Benediction - LIVE at 10:55PM EST Tuesday, August 28th
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Faith Leaders Ask Brewer to Retract Executive Order
Faith leaders from the Tucson area on Thursday delivered an online petition containing around 7,000 signatures to Governor Jan Brewer's office asking her to retract last week's executive order denying driver's licenses, state-issued photo IDs, and other benefits to young adults who may be granted federal work permits under the Obama administration's deferred-deportation program.
Religious Leaders Petition Gov. Brewer to Rescind Order in Phoenix
Conservative faith based leaders delivered a petition containing 7,000 names to Arizona Governor Brewer, who previously issued an executive order reaffirming an Arizona law prohibiting services to those under President Obama's work permit program.
Sojourners Petitions Gov. Brewer to Reverse Order Against Children of Undocumented Immigrants Read more at http://www.christianp
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has issued an executive order denying driver's licenses and other benefits to anyone that takes advantage of President Barack Obama's executive order allowing the children of undocumented immigrants to remain in the country without the threat of deportation. Sojourners, a politically liberal evangelical advocacy organization, delivered a petition Thursday with close to 7,000 signatures to Brewer asking her to reverse that decision.
On The Political Football Issue of Immigration, Republican Party Must Not Squander Their First and Goal Opportunity
The Conservatives for Comprehensive Immigration Reform coalition is cautiously awaiting the introduction of this year's Republican Party platform. We are keenly interested to see where, exactly, the Party will ultimately stand on the issue of immigration reform. It is our fervent hope that in this year's platform, the Party will be willing to stand with their "better angels." By that, we mean that we hope that the Party embraces the call for adhering to the Rule of Law, but also calls for adhering to a call for a more compassionate conservatism.
Nearly 7000 Christians Demand Gov. Brewer Retract Executive Order
Petition and Signatures Delivered to Gov. Brewer’s Phoenix Office by Pair of Latina Pastors
Executive Order Called “Un-American,” Un-Christian”
Today, America Welcomes Young Immigrants
(CNN) -- Look at the goals Ivan Rosales has set for himself and you'll see an example of the American ambition that makes our nation great.
Ivan is a recent graduate of California State University in San Bernardino, and is about to start a master's program in bioethics at New York University. But that's just a steppingstone on his path, he hopes, to medical school, where he wants to study oncology.
Evangelical Leaders Celebrate Implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Washington, D.C. — Today, the Department of Homeland Security has begun accepting applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an initiative that will temporarily remove the threat of deportation from certain young people who were brought to the United States as children and allow them to apply for a work permit. The following are statements from evangelical leaders:
Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals