Stories by Roberto Lovato

Roberto Lovato is a writer and research associate at the Center for Latino Policy Research at the University of California, Berkeley.  subscribe to Roberto Lovato's feed

Posted on: May 27, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation process will be a chance to see if the GOP is ready say sorry for its wrongdoings perpetrated in the Bush era.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2009, Source: New America Media

Mauricio Funes, the first leftist elected president El Salvador, discusses his hope for strong ties with the U.S. and key issues his country faces.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2009, Source: New America Media

Big media power presents a major obstacle to the Salvadorean left, but the digital age has also provided them with new means to fight back.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2009, Source: New America Media

Bush-era policies like CAFTA and the Iraq War have turned Salvadorans against the U.S. and its allies in the ARENA government.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2009, Source: New America Media

The boycott comes at the worst possible time for a planet facing rapidly increasing levels of recession-inspired racism, xenophobia and hatred.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2009, Source: New America Media

Across the world, people are judging the U.S. -- and Obama -- on how we treat our detainees.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2009, Source: Of Am

Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano’s version of “hope” and “change” on immigration means more of the same.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009, Source: New America Media

Calls for major restructuring of the immigration detention system may soon become unavoidable.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2009, Source: New America Media

Smart immigration reform is a moral, as well as a legal imperative.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2008, Source: Of America

Questions about Salazar's past may bring more unwanted negative attention to Obama.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The appointment of Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva to the Department of the Interior would bring much-needed political balance to the Obama cabinet.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: New America Media

Recent talk about immigration issues coming from Washington inspires some hope, some fear and reveals the need for clarity on the issue.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2008, Source: New America Media

The government may be preparing for another conflict -- a domestic war on the poor and middle class.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: New America Media

Thousands of people of Mexican descent were subjected to unmeetable demands to prove that they are citizens of the US before getting a passport.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2008, Source: New America Media

Where are the charges of divided loyalties when Sarah Palin rejected the United States?

Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: New America Media

America's brutal immigration detention network is getting little attention from Democratic reformers and their institutional allies in Denver.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008, Source: Of America

We must understand and prepare for the implications of such profound shifts in the demographic order.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source: Of America

As Obama prepares for his world tour, we must prepare to ask him the tough questions about imperialism and the U.S. global military machine.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2008, Source: and Of America

Obama votes like a Republican on FISA and backs off from Iraq, keeping corporate America happy.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2008, Source: New America Media

The best analysis of the differences in the candidates' positions comes from the Spanish-language press.