Tag: La Raza

Coronado Bridge (David McNew / Getty)

Four Dead After Truck Flies off Coronado Bridge

A pickup truck swerved and drove over the San Diego-Coronado Bridge on Saturday, plunged over 60 feet, and landed onto a crowd, crushing and immediately killing four people who were attending the annual La Raza motorcycle event at Chicano Park.

Mitch McConnell Defends Pro-Illegal Immigration Judge in Trump Case: ‘All of Us Came Here from Somewhere Else’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is defending Trump University Judge Gonzalo Curiel from Donald Trump’s recent criticism. In particular, Trump has expressed concern that Curiel is biased against him because of Trump’s pledge to enforce U.S. immigration law, build a wall along the Southern border, and keep American jobs from going to Mexico.

The Day in San Diego

Excited to see The Trump Tour in San Diego yesterday, I really wasn’t expecting huge crowds as it was the start of the Memorial Day Weekend, and this is California after all. Was I wrong!

La Raza Projects: 16.7 million Latinos Registered To Vote by 2016

With just under a million Latino U.S. citizens turning 18 each year, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is projecting that by 2016, 16.7 million Latinos will be registered to vote. On National Voter Registration Day, NCLR issued a call to eligible Latinos in the U.S. to “Defeat bigotry on the campaign trail—register and vote!”

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Marco Rubio Says He Wants Border Fence, Visa Tracking System, But Voted Against Both to Pass Gang of Eight Bill

In the brief immigration section of Thursday night’s debate, Chris Wallace asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) if he agreed with Donald Trump that criminals were coming across the border. Rubio ignored the question about documented illegal alien criminality and declared that he believes, “we need a fence,” as well as an “E-Verify and Entry-Exit Tracking System.”

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La Raza CEO: Trump ‘Creating Division’

Janet Murguia, President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza criticized Donald Trump for “creating division” on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart.” Murguia said, “Well, obviously, Donald Trump is being very divisive, inflammatory, and