Hector Villagra: We must confront race, admit racism still exists and discuss how it plays out in our society – without being accused of playing the race card or engaging in racial demagoguery.
Unai Montes-Irueste: According to the Congressional Budget Office, if Congress were to create a reasonable pathway to citizenship for undocumented Americans this year, it would add around $1 trillion to our country’s GDP over the next decade, and reduce our deficit by an additional $1 trillion over the next two decades.
Mario Solis-Marich: Over 80,000 ballots are still uncounted in Maricopa County, Arizona — the county that could reelect anti- Latino Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Cynthia Orozco: Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democratic Party after his rousing keynote speech to the Democratic National Convention. But Castro’s presence on the podium would not have been possible without the political work of a generation of too-often-forgotten Hispanic women. One of those women was his mother, Rosie Castro.