Virginia election provides Democrats with recipe for Latino vote in 2018
Latino Democrats rode to victory on Tuesday with a "going local" strategy. Activists say the key to success was recruiting a new crop of progressive candidates in state races, as well as a 'Trump effect' which saw angry voters mobilized to push back against policies that criminalize immigrants.
Latinas emerge victorious in elections a year after Trump's presidential win
On Tuesday, minorities pushed back against a climate of intolerance and racial tension in landmark state elections in Virginia and New Jersey. Here's a rundown of minority winners from around the nation.
In photos: A year after Trump's triumph, diversity prevailed in local elections
In Tuesday state elections, mayors, legislators and municipal council members were elected throughout the country. A transgender delegate was also elected in Virginia, a lesbian mayor in Seattle and a minority religious mayor for the first time in New Jersey.
Trump administration announces new Cuba travel sanctions
Almost five months after President Trump announced he was ending President Obama's warming with Cuba, the White House announced its new regulations on Wednesday morning. But experts say enforcement will be tough. The changes also come in the midst of a return to frosty diplomatic relations between the two countries over alleged "sonic attacks" against U.S. diplomats.
A spectator democracy: Why do only 2 out of 10 people in the U.S. vote for mayor?
On Tuesday, dozens of cities will hold local elections and chances are you didn't even know it. Local turnout in the U.S. hovers around 10-20 percent, an extraordinarily low figured compared with cities in Latin America and Europe.
This is the bloody war on drugs in the Philippines that's been praised by Trump
When Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippines’ president in June 2016, he declared a war on drug traffickers and users. Since then, Human Rights groups estimate more than 12,000 people have been killed in this offensive they call "a war on the poor." Univision News traveled to Manila and witnessed this conflict first hand.
Miedo en la capital del pollo de Estados Unidos
Univision News visited Gainesville, Georgia, the city with the highest concentration of undocumented immigrants in the country. It is one of the few counties where local law enforcement has free rein to act as immigration police. This report is the first in a series called Immigration Lab.
Fox News banking on new anti-Hispanic talk show host: Laura Ingraham
The leading conservative voice has been attacking Latinos for years, with comments that border on racism. On Monday, she will debut on the primetime lineup of President Trump's favorite news channel.
In her own words: Laura Ingraham, Fox News's new star
Throughout her radio career, Ingraham has consistently used her platform to target ethnic minorities, especially Latinos. This Monday she debuts in primetime on the conservative news network.
Scott Lloyd, the devout government official on a mission to prevent undocumented minors from having abortions
He doesn't have much experience in immigration issues, but he has spent many years fighting against the right to an abortion. Since he was appointed by Trump in March, the director of the Office for Refugee Resettlement has given himself veto power over attempts to end pregnancies, including that of Jane Doe in Texas.
The Democratic Party is set to name its first undocumented 'Dreamer' superdelegate
Ellie Pérez, of Arizona, will be the first undocumented person to cast a ballot for a presidential nominee in a primary contest. The announcement by the Democratic leadership comes at a critical time for Dreamers as the clock runs out in March for an Obama-era program that protects them from deportation.
Kevin de León announces challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein: "Californians deserve change"
The president of the California Senate announced Sunday that he will challenge Feinstein, 84, in the 2018 midterms elections. The campaign is seen as a generational clash over the political future of California and the leadership of the Democratic Party.
Here's how much the National Rifle Association donates to politicians in heavily Hispanic districts
Hispanic lawmakers and those from districts with large Latino populations received money from the pro-gun organization, which spends $4.5 million a year in a country pummeled by mass shootings.
Deadline for DACA arrives
A month after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the 800,000 recipients are still waiting for Congress to work out a deal with the Trump administration.
EXCLUSIVE: Latino group backs Paul Ryan's Wisconsin challenger with Mexican roots
Randy Bryce gets endorsement from the Latino Victory Fund in race against the speaker of the House of Representatives, could become one of the big congressional battles of 2018.