All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Immigration’

Rick Santorum: My Grandfather Was a Democrat, Knew Hitler

Rick Santorum almost didn’t make it to America to run for President. In fact, were it not for a technicality, his family would’ve been turned away at the shore as unwanted immigrants. In 1921, a law was passed in the United States that limited the number of persons allowed to immigrate into the U.S. from southern and eastern Europe. The …

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Donald Trump Trolls GOP and Latinos with Joe Arpaio

Donald Trump took the stage in the North Ballroom at the Phoenix Convention Center to a crowd that he at first claimed was 15,000 strong on Facebook, then 20,000 on Twitter. Media outlets repeated that figure dutifully. Later digging discovered that the entire ballroom only has the capacity for 4,100 people. Some are starting to get the feeling that Donald …

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Donald Trump Praised by Comedian Jackie Mason for Having a Big Mouth

Donald Trump got high praise from comedian Jackie Mason recently when the veteran comic appeared on “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio.” Trump has gotten a mix of responses lately for his outspoken views on immigration. He lost some business partners and gained the ire of what appears to be the entire country of Mexico when he announced his candidacy. “When Mexico …

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Miss Universe Paulina Vega Slams Donald Trump But Will Keep Crown

Donald Trump’s friend base is shifting. While there are many who see his approach to immigration issues in the United States as common-sense and necessary, many other previous allies have run from his side in the wake of comments he made about Mexicans. Now you can count the reigning Miss Universe among that number, Paulina Vega, reigning Miss Universe 2014, …

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Trump Comments on Kathryn Steinle Killing Double Down on Scandalous Claim

As if Donald Trump had not already made his point clear, the candidate for the GOP nomination for president in 2016 has driven his stance home. Donald Trump used the occasion of the murder of Kathryn Steinle, who was killed at Pier 14 in San Francisco, allegedly by an undocumented alien from Mexico, as opportunity to further iterate his statements …

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GOP Wishing Donald Trump Would Go Away?

The GOP is having a hard enough time as it is. The last thing they need is an opportunistic also-ran like Donald Trump distracting voters. Donald Trump threw down the gauntlet of red meat when he announced his candidacy by offending all of Mexico and all the Mexican immigrants that the GOP is already so desperate to win over to …

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Mark Zuckerberg Gives $5M to Immigrant Scholarship Fund

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $5M to Immigrant Scholarship Fund

Continuing his push to bring the plight on immigrants to the forefront of public discussion, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has made another investment in a pro-immigrant cause. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have donated $5 million to TheDream.us, a scholarship fund that helps undocumented immigrants go to college. “Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants are part of our communities …

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Gina Rodriguez: Art Imitates Life for ‘Jane the Virgin’ Star

Gina Rodriguez plays a powerful role on the CW’s hit show Jane the Virgin, and in many ways art imitates life for the rising star. Winning the Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy for that role is seemingly just the tip of the iceberg. “The same way Jane is transforming in her life about finding out what’s real …

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Dana Perino: Obama’s Speech Defies Logic, Fact

Dana Perino was as close as anyone from Fox News was going to get when it came to supporting President Obama’s executive action on immigration before his speech on Thursday. The Fox Five co-host said of his assumed plans, “I don’t think that we’ll have the answer to the constitutional question for years. And at this point, I think the …

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Dana Perino: Obama’s Plan “Defies Logic”

Dana Perino, former White House press secretary, went on America’s Newsroom after President Obama’s speech announcing his plan to grant “deferred action” status to two illegal immigrant groups. She was there to discuss, not only Obama’s announcement, but also Speaker of the House John Boehner’s reaction to the announcement. He said that Obama’s intent to impose executive action, and therefore …

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Diane Guerrero Laments Losing Her Family

Orange is the New Black star Diane Guerrero opened up about losing her parents, who were deported to Colombia, on CNN Monday on November 17. Guerrero, 28, who plays a character named Maritza Ramos on the Netflix-produced hit, lost her parents at 14, and pushed on with the kindness of basic strangers to succeed. Recalling her confusion on the day …

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‘Kissing Bug’ Illnesses On the Rise in the U.S.

Members of a typically subtropical family of insects commonly known as kissing bugs have been making their way further north in the United States, while carrying the deadly Chagas disease. Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is a parasitic ailment caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. The parasite exists in the feces of the kissing bug (Triatoma infestans), and is spread …

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