Ruben Navarrett Jr / Politics

In a Fog on Immigration Reform

NEW YORK -- There is much confusion surrounding news reports that President Obama might soon take executive action to fix some of what's broken with our immigration system.

The more people discuss it, the less they seem to understand what they're...

The Scolds Speak Back

SAN DIEGO -- Lately, the question-and-answer portions of my speaking engagements have become a contact sport.

People show up not to hear what I have to say from the podium but to scold me for something I've already said in print. They enter the ...

The Missing Students of Mexico

SAN DIEGO -- Mexico is suffering a national tragedy, the details of which make the Day of the Dead look like a walk in the park. And, for some Mexican officials, keeping up with the gruesome details can be exhausting.

Last week, in an off-the-...

GOP at Crossroads with Hispanics

SAN DIEGO -- Republicans are enjoying a well-deserved victory lap. But, when it comes to the touchy subjects of Hispanic outreach and immigration reform, they still seem a tad confused about the road ahead.

Ground zero for this confusion is the ...

At Berkeley, Speech Takes a Hit

SAN DIEGO -- The controversy involving comedian Bill Maher speaking at the University of California, Berkeley, and the shameful way the school's administration handled it revealed an ugly double standard about free speech on university campuses. ...

Hey, Life Isn't Fair

"There is always inequity in life. ... It's very hard. ... to assure complete equality. Life is unfair."

-- President John F. Kennedy

SAN DIEGO -- These days, the most troubling four-letter word in America is spelled F-A-I-R.

It's the ...