Barack Obama is a citizen born and raised in the United States of America. It says so much about our nation, good and bad, that he now enters the last year of his presidency, yet 1 in 5 of his fellow Americans don’t believe the preceding sentence. At noon, on Jan. 20, 2017, a hand will be placed on a treasured Bible of personal or historic significance and the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in. He or she will assume our nation’s highest elected berth without any suspicions as to place of birth.
Written by MichaelWhite on Oct 7 2015 - 3:15pm
Cities like San Antonio should consider lowering the voting age to 16 or 17 to increase voter turnout, scholar and civic engagement expert Peter Levine said in an interview with NOWCastSA at the 2015 Civic Engagement Summit at University of Texas at San Antonio. Watch his interview here
Written by Rick Noriega on Feb 14 2015 - 6:54pm
If nearly 50,000 more Texas students had an opportunity to go to college, most would agree that this would be good for our state. This has occurred in Texas this past decade because of the nearly unanimous bipartisan support and passage of House Bill 1403 (the Texas Dream Act) signed by Governor Rick Perry in 2001.
Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 6 2015 - 2:17pm
Academia América is partnering with Cortez Branch Library to provide a 10-week citizenship education course for legal residents who qualify to apply for U.S. citizenship.
Written by David McLemore on Jul 8 2010 - 12:22pm
This update includes five short video highlights as well as the entire, hour-long ceremony. They’ve already signed up to defend this country. Hailing from points across the globe, today, they became Americans. Eight members of the U.S. military traded in their Green Cards for certificates of naturalization to become the newest citizens of the United States Friday in a moving ceremony hosted by the Mexican American Unity Council at its San Antonio headquarters.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jun 29 2010 - 10:30am
Both Gov. Rick Perry and his Democratic gubernatorial challenger, Bill White, will appeal for the Latino vote during the annual conference of The National Council of La Raza in San Antonio July 9-13, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center downtown.