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Author Archives: Ruben Navarrette / Syndicated Columnist

Hispanics don’t just want chips and salsa

SAN DIEGO – Hispanic Heritage Month is that time of year when corporations, institutions and universities pause to show Hispanics how important they are.

Who you are is your own business

SAN DIEGO – Who’s afraid of a little ‘ol hyphen? Apparently, some of my reader …

House GOP’s latest immigration bill mean-spirited

SAN DIEGO – I once used the term “spoiled brats” to describe “dreamers,” those young undocumented immigrants brought here by their parents who demand special accommodations such as the deferred action program that President Obama unveiled in 2012.

Stop comparing the U.S. and Mexico

“As a Mexican-American born in this country to parents who were born in this country, I’ve never, ever aspired to be like Mexico.”

Glasses don’t help Perry’s worldview

SAN DIEGO – It will take more than a new pair of glasses to allow Texas Gov. Rick Perry to see his own hypocrisy as he ponders what should be America’s role in the world.