When Hillary Clinton staked out her position on immigration this week, supporters hailed her for bear-hugging every advocacy group’s wish list on policy points — provide a pathway to full citizenship, check; expand executive actions, check; keep families together, check, check and check. “We can’t wait any longer,” she said during a roundtable... read more
Love her or loath her, Sofia Vergara is making huge strides in Hollywood as the highest paid actress on TV. Maria Teresa Kumar and Zayda Rivera talk about how Sofia Vergara has used her celebrity as a platform for equal pay and embraced Latino stereotypes watch
This msnbc original documentary follows attorney Silvia Mintz, a former undocumented immigrant, as she guides other undocumented immigrants in Texas through the legal process as they strive for permanent residency. Mintz says strong women helped her reali watch
While Netflix's new show "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" has been criticized for stereotypes, it's breaking the mold by putting its lead character in an interracial relationship with an Asian man. Why doesn't Hollywood cast Asian men as leads or love... watch
If people of color will soon be the majority, how can we better prepare them for jobs of the future and ensure business success for America? By teaching black and Latina girls that they have a place in tech. Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code... watch
A new study by Media Matters shows that Latinos are only included in discussions on TV regarding one issue: immigration. But the truth is, immigration isn't the top issue for most Latinos in the U.S. How can we change the narrative and create more... watch
MIAMI — Eric Narvaez returned home a war hero. He was a soldier, shot at and wounded during his first tour in Afghanistan. But still, he didn’t quite get the reception that he had hoped for.
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President Barack Obama discusses legislative strategies for retaining talented immigrant students and the development of a legal process of establishing citizenship for students who wish to stay in the United States. watch
President Barack Obama explains that resistance to immigration reform by Republicans and sympathetic judges was not unexpected, and while legal battles take place, elements of reform within his executive powers can still move forward. watch
President Barack Obama explains that while his administration is trying to do what it can not to prioritize deportations that split immigrant families, ultimately his executive actions are only temporary and Congress needs to pass immigration legislation. watch
President Barack Obama addresses the concerns of an Afghanistan war veteran who is fighting to keep his mother from being deported, explaining how a new executive action would cover his mother's situation and what other options exist to assist immigrants. watch
President Barack Obama outlines the problems he sees in the current immigration system and how he feel the nation's immigration priorities should be changed to focus more on national security without making life harder for hard working immigrants. watch
A defiant President Obama pledged on Wednesday to do everything in his power to overhaul the immigration system and veto anything that stood in his way. At the same time, Obama challenged voters concerned about the issue to hold Republicans accountable for killing reform efforts.
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