Alvaro Huerta

President Obama needs to immediately bring to an end his deportation policy. more

Mar 19, 2014 5:30 PM Dispatches

The Republican Party is hurting itself by taking immigration reform off the table. more

Feb 13, 2014 4:08 PM Dispatches

WHEN I HEAR ABOUT AMERICAN LEADERS SCAPEGOATING Latino immigrants, I can't help but think about my late father, Salomón Chavez Huerta. Like millions of other immigrants in this country, my father endured a harsh life in his home country and sacri... more

May 29, 2013 12:15 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Republican presidential candidates can rail all they want against food stamps, but for millions of Americans who, at no fault of their own, have had to rely on them to feed themselves and their families, the simple reality is this: The priv... more

Feb 24, 2012 3:02 PM Dispatches

Romney’s hostile stance against even immigrant children who arrived here when they were very young does not sit well with Latinos, to say the least. more

Jan 5, 2012 5:56 PM Op-Eds

It's getting close to graduation time, a good time to note how kids from America's barrios and ghettos can succeed in higher education. more

Apr 28, 2011 12:53 PM Op-Eds

Instead of dealing with appalling unemployment figures, high home foreclosure rates and lack of credit for small businesses, Republicans are targeting the most vulnerable population in this country: undocumented immigrants. more

Aug 27, 2010 8:16 PM Dispatches

By Alvaro Huerta Forty years ago, workers in the United States won a great victory. On July 29, 1970, the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) ended its successful grape boycott when the growers agreed to sign the first contract with the un... more

Jul 29, 2010 12:50 PM Dispatches

I’m baffled that some Republicans have viciously attacked Judge Sonia Sotomayor. more

Jul 15, 2009 4:00 PM