COVID – 19 Kit de Herramientas Digitales

Click here for the English version Use el contenido a continuación para participar en nuestro reto de video en las redes sociales para decirle al congreso que Ponga a las Personas por Ensima de la política (#PeopleOverPolitics) mientras discuten acciones sobre el Coranoavirus (COVID-19). Además, ayúdenos a difundir las mejores precauciones contra COVID-19. Tome Acción: … Read More

News Release: The LIBRE Initiative Praises 2020 White House Economic Report

The LIBRE Initiative Praises Findings in 2020 White House Economic Report Arlington, VA – The most recent White House economic report found encouraging news for the Hispanic community. According to their findings: In 2018 alone, 1.4 million Americans were lifted out of poverty – the Hispanic poverty rate fell to a historic low. The poverty rate fell by 0.8 … Read More

ICYMI: FOX BUSINESS: Daniel Garza Talks Latino Vote in Nevada Primary

(Arlington, VA) – Daniel Garza, president of The LIBRE Initiative, joined Varney and Co. on FOX Business to discuss the latest in the Latino Vote ahead of the Nevada primary. Watch the interview here:   From Daniel Garza’s interview on what Latinos are eyeing in 2020:   “4.4 million Latinos have businesses in America that … Read More

LIBRE Applauds Bipartisan AG Bill

Earlier this week a bipartisan group of House members introduced a bill that would help to modernize the H-2A agricultural guest worker program, and expand the avenues made available for both temporary and permanent migration of agricultural workers. The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, presented by Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Zoe Lofgren, Dan Newhouse, Collin Peterson, Jimmy Panetta, … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative and Americans for Prosperity Submit Public Comment on Immigrant Health Insurance Coverage

This week Americans for Prosperity and The LIBRE Initiative submitted a public comment in response to the State Department’s proposed information-collection request regarding immigrant health insurance coverage. As it is currently written, the State Department’s proposal creates unanswered questions and relies on ambiguous standards that will cause confusion and potentially disrupt the immigration system. The … Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet the man helping build a stronger community in Virginia

When asked what the greatest challenges are for Hispanics looking for work in Virginia, Michel Zajur will tell you right away: “The language and cultural barriers.” But Michel is doing everything he can to help others overcome those challenges and build successful lives in Virginia. Nearly 20 years ago, Michel started the Virginia Hispanic Chamber … Read More

Immigration dysfunction costs us model neighbors. Our system needs reform.

If you came to America legally, worked hard, succeeded and even became a pillar of your community, you could still lose to the immigration system in the United States. That’s exactly what happened to Kor Mulder and his family. The Mulders — Kor, his former wife and two sons — moved from Holland to Minnesota … Read More

Why the 99-year-old Jones Act should be repealed

Things that will turn 99 years old this year:  The hair dryer:  The first electric hair dryer was invented in 1920. It was a large machine, containing three vents. Nowadays, salons have smaller, more efficient hair dryers. We can even buy handheld ones for personal use.   The jungle gym:  The first jungle gym was invented … Read More

Congress: Give my Brother a Chance at the American Dream

By Evelyn Marquez Rodriguez It has been one year since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, was officially ended. For some, perhaps that year has flown by. But for me, without a permanent solution to replace the legal status DACA offered, time crawls agonizingly slow. I’m a legal resident, though, so it’s … Read More