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Could Rep. Polis be an “Honorary Latino”?

July 21st, 2009 · 8 Comments

One issue I have become increasingly concerned about is immigrant detention. Last year I became more aware of the issue having read Edwidge Danticat’s Brother, I’m dying detailing the horrific treatment of her Haitian uncle in an immigrant detention facility in Miami. Then I watched the film, The Visitor, which addressed immigrant detention in NYC. [...]

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Tags: Ben Ray Lujan · Detention · Immigration · Rep. Henry Cuellar · Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Introducing Seneca, dropping knowledge about the Latino Political World from D.C.

November 8th, 2008 · 15 Comments

For those of you who did not have the opportunity to study the classics, Seneca was a philosopher who guided the young emperor Nero. Seneca is famous for saying, “Speech devoted to truth should be straightforward and plain.” Seneca, our Washington, D.C. contributor, will chime in to provide our raza with some news and observations [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Ben Ray Lujan · Bill Richardson · Carlos Gutierrez · Federico Peña · Henry Cisneros · Sen. Ken Salazar · Sen. Mel Martinez