Border Security

Statement on President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Hispanic Leadership Fund President, Mario H. Lopez issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s joint address to Congress: “We are encouraged by the president’s overall message about vital challenges faced by our nation and the need to address them.  HLF supports promoting more economic growth by lowering taxes for working-class families, cutting […]

Analysis of U.S. House of Representatives Elections Shows Neutral Effect of Immigration Positions for GOP Candidates

Study on 2014 Competitive Races Demonstrates Republicans Are not Hurt by a Less Restrictive Position, Are not Helped by a More Restrictive Position

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund (HLF), a nonpartisan advocacy organization that promotes individual liberty, opportunity, and prosperity, today announced the release of a report that demonstrates that Republicans running for Congress are neither helped by more restrictive immigration positions nor hurt by less restrictive immigration positions. The report, titled “Fear Not,” offers data to support […]

Harry Reid Says One Thing in English, Another in Spanish

It recently came to our attention that Harry Reid was airing commercials with vastly different messages in Spanish and English, bragging that he’ll send U.S. Troops to the border in English ads, while saying he “has always been with us” in Spanish ads. HLF and another group wrote to the Senator this week demanding that […]

Panel on Arizona’s SB1070 Law

Earlier today the Hispanic Leadership Fund was part of a panel discussion at the Georgetown Law Center discussing Arizona’s SB 1070 law. Along with HLF President Mario H. Lopez was Sen. Jon Kyl (AZ), Arizona State Legislators Kyrsten Sinema and John Kavanaugh, Arizona Sherriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County, and leaders of other organizations.