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Obama to Address Hispanic Group Crucial to Re-election

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will address a group of Hispanic leaders in Florida Friday, where he will likely receive a warm welcome for his recent decision to exempt some young illegal immigrants from deportation. Mr. Obama will appear before the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials one week after announcing a directive that […]

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Romney Promises ‘Civil But Resolute’ Approach to Immigration

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he would address illegal immigration in a “civil but resolute manner” and replace President Barack Obama’s policies. Romney spoke to an audience of Hispanic officials in Florida Thursday, seeking support from a group that polls show overwhelmingly backs Mr. Obama’s reelection. Romney said he would put in place a […]

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Obama: Cuba Must Reform Before US Eases Position

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says he will always be prepared to change U.S. policy toward Cuba, but has not seen the steps from Havana that would justify lifting the longstanding U.S. embargo. President Obama made the comment Wednesday during an online roundtable discussion aimed at the Hispanic community. The president said he does not want […]

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Obama Defends Deportations, Jobs Bill in Online Roundtable

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has defended his administration’s record on immigration and advocated for his new job-creation proposal in an online roundtable discussion aimed at the Hispanic community. The hour-long discussion, streamed live in English and dubbed in Spanish on the White House website Wednesday, is part of a push by the Obama administration to […]

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Obama to Address Hispanic Issues in Online Roundtable

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to answer questions from Hispanic voters in an online roundtable discussion as part of a push to re-energize the support of groups that backed him during the last election. The event Wednesday is expected to focus on jobs, immigration, and other issues important to the Hispanic community. Questions will be […]

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Obama Pledges to Keep Fighting for Immigration Reform

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to keep fighting for immigration reform, saying the country knows changes are needed but that Washington is “way behind” on the issue. The president spoke Monday to a leading Hispanic civil rights group. He said the nation’s immigration system is “broken,” and he said there is more political benefit […]

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President Obama to Address Hispanic Civil Rights Organization

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to discuss immigration Monday, when he addresses a leading Hispanic civil rights group. Mr. Obama is to speak at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza in Washington. La Raza, the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization, expects 25,000 people to attend the four-day […]

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President Obama to Address Leading Latino Civil Rights Organization

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled Monday to address the annual conference of the Hispanic group, the National Council of La Raza, in Washington. La Raza, a leading Hispanic civil rights organization, expects 25,000 people to attend the 4-day conference and Latino family expo. Mr. Obama’s address follows a recent White House-hosted Hispanic policy conference, […]

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