Tag Archive: Raul A. Reyes

Nov 09

Caving on immigration:Marco Rubio has unmasked himself as an opportunist whose most consistent commitment is to his own ambition.

This was supposed to be Marco Rubio’s big year. Back in February, the junior senator from Florida made the cover of Time magazine — billed as “The Republican Savior.” The supposedly rising star was proclaiming himself ready to lead on the thorny issue of immigration. Rubio’s name was often mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential …

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Apr 12

Nixing the I-word

united auto insurance florida p> The AP is improving the immigration debate by declaring that its reports will no longer refer to any human being as “illegal.” The Associated Press recently announced a major change in the way it describes people with an unlawful presence in the United States. The AP Stylebook, which spells out …

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Jul 02

Arizona’s immigration bind

Not only is SB 1070 mostly illegal, it is offensive, unjust, and truly un-American. By Raul A. Reyes Arizona Governor Jan Brewer called a news conference in Phoenix after the Supreme Court released its ruling on her state’s “papers, please” immigration law. She announced that the key components of her law “unanimously have been vindicated …

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Apr 17

Rubio’s false promise

He’s on the wrong side of too many issues that matter to Latinos. By Raul A. Reyes Sen. Marco Rubio will release his memoir, An American Son in June. In what his publisher is billing as an inspirational story, the Florida Republican writes about his family’s emigration from Cuba and details the sacrifices that his …

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Feb 21

Go deport yourself

Romney’s “self-deportation” policy is no joke. By Raul A. Reyes I bet Mitt Romney has a sweatshirt that says I (heart) Florida. His victory in the Sunshine State revitalized his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Florida also gave him an opportunity to explain his immigration policy. Asked how he would deal with undocumented immigrants, …

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Jul 07

Illegal discrimination

By Raul A. Reyes They don’t call it the Bible Belt for nothing. In Alabama, leaders of the United Methodist Church, Episcopal Church, Lutheran Church, and Roman Catholic Church have spoken out against HB 56, the state’s new anti-immigrant law. They say it runs counter to Christian principles. HB 56, the country’s harshest immigration law, …

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