AAN’s Coleman & HLN’s Bush Applaud Senate Immigration Bill Passage

AAN’s Coleman & HLN’s Bush Applaud Senate Immigration Bill Passage

WASHINGTON, DC – American Action Network Chairman Sen. Norm Coleman and Hispanic Leadership Network Co-Chairman Gov. Jeb Bush issued the following statement following the passage of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013. AAN & their initiative HLN have been active leaders in the immigration policy debate, including significant national [...]

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NBC Latino: Expanding Latino outreach, RNC names Jennifer Sevilla Korn as deputy political director

by Sandra Lilley, @sandralilley  As the Republican party continues to work on its outreach to Latino voters, the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced today it has named Jennifer Sevilla Korn as Deputy Political Director and National Field Director for Hispanic Initiatives. “Jennifer will play a key role in directing our Hispanic engagement efforts to ensure that Republicans are building new relationships in [...]

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AAN & AAF Presidents Congratulate HLN’s Jennifer Korn on New Role at RNC

WASHINGTON, DC – American Action Network President Brian Walsh and American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin today released the following joint statement following the news that Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN) Executive Director Jennifer S. Korn has joined the Republican National Committee as Deputy Political Director and National Field Director for Hispanic Initiatives. “We are thrilled [...]

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Hispanic Leadership Network Announces Immigration Reform Advocacy Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC – The Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN) announced today it will launch a pro-immigration reform campaign this weekend, beginning with an issue advocacy advertisement featuring HLN co-chair Secretary Carlos Gutierrez called “Be Part of the Solution.” The six-figure buy will run nationally on ABC’s This Week & Fox News Sunday as well as in [...]

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HLN on SOTU: Speech Comes Up Short on Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, DC – The Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN) released the following statement from Executive Director, Jennifer S. Korn, following the President’s remarks regarding immigration reform in the 2013 State of the Union. “For a president who campaigned heavily in 2008 for immigration reform and didn’t deliver for the last five years, his speech fell short [...]

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Hispanic Leadership Network Expands Its Team

Key Hires in Communications, Grassroots Strengthen HLN’s Efforts Nationwide WASHINGTON, DC - The Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN) today announced the addition of Emily Benavides and Marco Valera to the organization’s full-time staff based in Washington, DC. Emily Benavides will serve as HLN’s Communications Director and Marco Valera will serve as Southwest Regional Coordinator. “I am thrilled [...]

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Four New State Surveys Detail Challenges and Opportunities for Conservatives with Hispanic Voters

Washington, DC – In a press conference held today at the National Press Club, Resurgent Republic and the Hispanic Leadership Network announced the findings of four joint surveys of Hispanics voters in Florida, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. The results provide clarity on the gap Republicans have created among Hispanic voters over the past eight [...]

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Rosario Marin: Lead Now, Mr. President, Otherwise Take us Down the Cliff

México has a new president; over the weekend Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn in. Next January 20th, Barak Hussein Obama will be sworn in for his second and last term as president of the United States. A new era begins for the two neighboring countries, México and the United States. My eyes became wide open [...]

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Alberto Gonzales: On Immigration, Better to Be Political Opportunist Than Stubborn Fool

Republican lawmakers have recently introduced bills to provide permanent resident legal status to qualified immigrant children brought here illegally by their parents, and to increase the number of visas for foreign-born graduates with advanced high-tech degrees. Coming just weeks after the poor showing by Republicans among Hispanic voters in the November 2012 elections, critics have [...]

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Rosario Marin: Let’s Stop The Finger-Pointing and Trashing GOP’s Failed Efforts

My husband tells me that I am the most optimistic person he knows. Because in the heels of a sobering political defeat of my Republican party, I am looking for the great opportunities the defeat presents to us. In México we have a saying, “no hay mal que por bien no venga;” which could be [...]

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