MEXICO CITY ? The scene was striking. Manuel López Obrador had just been declared Mexico’s president-elect, and thousands of his supporters flocked to the Zócalo, the city’s main plaza, to celebrate.
Act on immigration first, please.
The Dreamers are, in fact, the leaders of a new immigration movement. The strategy of their parents was to hide and be silent; theirs is to be openly proud of who they are and to be in your face.
This isn’t the column I had planned to write this week. We got it wrong about Donald Trump.
Some residents of Trump Place in New York are so ashamed of living in an apartment complex that bears the name of the Republican presidential candidate that they’ve petitioned to get it removed.
Two of the least popular politicians among Mexicans — on both sides of the border — met Wednesday.
They are the kind of party we all want to attend, but the bouncers will only let in the people they know. I’m talking about this fall’s three scheduled presidential debates. The bouncers are from the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates, which since 1987 has rather successfully managed the logistics of these forums. The first debate of this new round is Monday, Sept. 26.
Jorge Ramos, a TIME 100 honoree, is the author of the upcoming book Take A Stand and a news anchor for Univision and Fusion.
PHILADELPHIA — You’ll have to forgive me, but I’ve spent the last two weeks listening to too many speeches at the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
On a sad day last week, after the Supreme Court announced that President Obama’s executive orders on immigration would remain blocked, I saw some politicians cheering.
We can’t really know what Donald Trump is thinking, but we do know what he’s saying.