Keepers of the Gate In the Land of Lost Hope

Put forth by XicanoPwr

Last year, the country saw the unfolding of one of the most powerful waves of demonstrations in US history. Hundreds of thousands of Mexicans and Latinos, along with other immigrants and their supporters took to the streets in protest of an anti-immigration bill that was on floor of Congress. On May 1 2006, an estimated […]

Defying the odds: Ciro Rodriguez Wins

Put forth by XicanoPwr

Former Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (hat tip to Manny) upset Republican Rep. Henry Bonilla in the last midterm elections in a runoff election – the result of a court-ordered redistricting that reconfigured the normal election process in the district – in Texas’ 23rd District. According to the Texas Secretary of Texas website, with 100% of precincts […]