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Denver To Begin Bilingual Education Program For Immigrants

Leaders of the Denver Public Schools and the Congress of Hispanic Educators unanimously approved Friday an agreement on modifying a nearly 30-year-old plan for teaching English to immigrant students. continue reading »

Obama Wins Election and Latino Voters and Dreamers Are Ready to Cash the Check for the DREAM Act

On the heels of the Yo Decido cover of TIME, Mitt Romney and the Republican Party will mull over their future and policies during their concession speeches. The Republican Party has paid the price for bowing to the more extreme factions of its Tea Party base, especially on immigration. continue reading »

Latino Decisions Vote -Predict Final Model: Obama 72.9 vs. Romney 27.1

Final LD Vote and Turnout Predict Projections: Record-breaking Turnout and Lopsided Support for Obama among Latinos. Over the final several weeks of polling , the LD Vote Predict estimates for presidential vote choice have been quite stable, leading us to our final projection for a breakdown among actual Latino voters who choose one of the two main candidates and no undecided voters: continue reading »

New Futuro College Prep Fair for Latinos in Chicago Nov. 10

What is the College Prep Fair? The College Prep Fair is the place to find everything you need to get into college and pay for it. With a live TV broadcast by Univision, dynamic and inspiring guest speakers, and a variety of interactive activities, there is fun for the whole family. continue reading »

Romney Airs Ad In Florida Linking Obama To Latin American Dictators

On Tuesday, Mitt Romney’s campaign debuted a new ad in Florida that shows Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Cuban leader Raul Castro’s daughter saying they’d vote for President Obama if they were American citizens. continue reading »

We complain!

It is time to stop complaining and begin taking positive action. No one listens because we do not exercise the full power of our voice. No one cares because we show that we do not care. “They” do not provide services because we did not place them in their positions of power, nor, because of our apathy, can we remove them. continue reading »

Targeting Latino Voters in Campaign Communications: New Evidence and Insights

Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the United States at 16.5 percent of the population and are one of the most sought after groups of voters in swing areas across the country. However, surveys reveal that Hispanics, compared to non-Hispanic whites and African-Americans, have a lower share continue reading »

Will Latino Voters Turn Out this November?

Campaigns and political observers are in agreement that Latino voters will be one of the key factors in this year’s presidential race. As we have pointed out, Latino voters’ influence will hinge on both margin (head-to-head polling) and mobilization (eventual turnout). continue reading »

Mexico’s Top Math Student Survives by Living Off of a Dump

An 11-year-old from Matamoros, Tamaulipas has earned the title of Mexico’s top math student according to the country’s national academic achievement test. continue reading »

Florida Public Schools Looking to Set Proficiency Goals Based on Race

A Florida school plan which takes students’ race into account when setting proficiency goals is receiving a lot of criticism from both educators and civil rights groups. The plan, which looks to close the state’s immense continue reading »

AARP Surveys Needs of Older Latinos

The next President and Congress will decide the future of Medicare and Social Security, and the candidates owe voters straight talk - not just 30 second sound-bites on some of the most critical issues facing the Hispanic community and the nation. continue reading »

Pew Report: Latino Voters Support Obama by 3-1 Ratio, But Are Less Certain than Others About Voting

Latino registered voters prefer President Barack Obama over Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 69% to 21% and express growing satisfaction with the direction of the nation and the state of their continue reading »

Pro-Lifers, Catholics-Mitt Romney made approximately $50 million dollars from the Abortion Industry

Truth is stranger than fiction. You can’t make this stuff up because nobody would believe you. Mitt Romney’s business record is his chief qualification to be President, he says. Did you know that Mitt continue reading »

Republicans Fail To Improve Their Image Among Latinos, But Have Opportunity on Education

The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll released today revealed a continued trend in support for President Obama, and increased dissatisfaction with Republican outreach towards Latino voters, with a possible opening for Romney on his education plan. continue reading »

Poll Shows Latino Voters Rank Education Higher than Healthcare, Split on Solutions

The latest impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll released today revealed a continued trend in support for President Obama, and increased dissatisfaction with Republican outreach towards Latino voters. Sixty-seven percent of Latino voters said that if the election were held today they are certain to vote for Barack Obama, compared to just 15% for Romney. continue reading »

Cuban-American Researcher Cristina Fernandez-Valle Brings Science to Latino Students

Cuban-American scientist Cristina Fernandez-Valle has devoted her life to the study of neurovegetative diseases that mainly affect young people as well as to being a mentor for minority students who want to become scientists. continue reading »

Columbia University Freshman Jumps to Death From Dorm Room

The family of a Columbia University student it heartbroken after the 18-year-old allegedly jumped to her death. On Monday, at around 11 p.m., Martha Corey-Ochoa is believed to have jumped continue reading »

High School Puts an End to Tradition, Calling it “Hurtful and Demeaning” to Latinos

A tradition at an Anaheim high school has been nixed after officials deemed in offensive to the Latino community, calling it “hurtful and demeaning”. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Education Rates for U.S. Latinos on the Rise

The Pew Hispanic Center recently reported that Hispanics are now the largest minority group on college campuses as well as in public schools. Colleges have seen a 20% increase in Hispanic students enrolling between 2010 and 11. continue reading »

Arizona Mayors: Undocumented Students Should Get In-State Tuition Rates

The mayors of Tucson and Phoenix said Friday that they want young undocumented students who apply for Deferred Action to pay in-state tuition at Arizona community colleges. continue reading »