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Pres. Calderon Signs New Law in Mexico for Refugees and Ayslum Seekers

Wednesday, Mexico’s president Felipe Calderon signed into law a measure to ensure those seeking refugee status and political asylum in Mexico are handled in accordance with international agreements. continue reading »

“Secure Communities” Fails 8-year-old Rape Victim

As many people praise the use of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) data-sharing program “Secure Communities,” some are now saying it failed to actually secure the community from an alleged rapist. continue reading »

Kmart and Sofia Vergara Launching New Lifestyle Clothing Line Arriving Fall 2011

Kmart and Latin World Entertainment Licensing today announced the launch of a new lifestyle collection by renowned actress Sofia Vergara. continue reading »

Environmental Town Hall Meeting on new Coal-to-Gas Plant in Southeast Chicago

Spread the word -- there is ANOTHER dirty power plant being proposed for Chicago's south side. This new plant would convert extra-dirty coal from southern Illinois into a gas, and would use petroleum coke, a biproduct of Tar Sands oil processing. continue reading »

NALEO Reacts to State of the Union Address

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement following tonight's State of the Union address by President Barack Obama: continue reading »

MA Hispanic Students Missing on Average Three Weeks of School and No One Doing Anything About It

A recent report presented by Mauricio Gaston Institute, which is a part of UMass-Boston, is showing that Latino students in Massachusetts are missing on average three week of continue reading »

Why Is Vasquez Rushing to Buy Before Alvarez? Study: Surnames May Play Part in Consumer Behavior

The first letter of our childhood surname determines much about our consumer behavior as grownups, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. continue reading »

Rare and Ancient the Aztecs Favorite Dog Finally Recognized by the American Kennel Club

The Xoloitzcuintli (pronounced show-low-etz-queent-lee) is one of the world’s rarest breeds and is still considered a "healer" in remote Mexican and Central American Villages today continue reading »

Giffords Intern Daniel Hernandez to Advocate for More Gun Control

Arizona Congresswoman’s intern, now known to many, Daniel Hernandez is expected to advocate for more gun control today in his visit to New York City. continue reading »

Some Older Drivers’ Vision Problems Different Than Thought

May be too aware of background movement, rather than have reduced vision, study finds. continue reading »

Will Senator Rubio Stick With the Tea Party at the Senate Caucus?

Senator Marco Rubio, R-Florida, has the Tea Party to thank for his win this past year, but on the eve on the of the first ever Tea Party senate caucus, it has become likely that Rubio will not attend. continue reading »

Colorado Bill Would Make Obtaining Bail Bonds Difficult For Those Suspected of Being Undocumented

A new bill being introduced in Colorado will make it harder for anyone merely suspected of being in the country illegally to attain bail bonds. continue reading »

Marijuana Cultivation Not Only Dangerous For Hunters, but Wildlife As Well

Next time Californians go out hunting on public land they better beware of the gun-toting illegal marijuana growers. A panel of law enforcement at the 24th International Sportsmen’s Exposition at Cal Expo gave warning to hunters and stated that Mexican drug networks have turned to planting in the Mediterranean and California. continue reading »

New Financing Program from Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Looking to help small and mid-sized businesses get financing to expand and create new jobs, the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce just launched the Access Florida Capital program. continue reading »

Hispanic Republican and Chair of Foreign Affair Comm., Ros-Lehtinen, Seeks to Reduce UN Funding

The new chairperson of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, has gone on the record and identified funding to the United Nations (UN) as “a waste of taxpayer dollars.” continue reading »

Tequila Production in Mexico Rose in 2010

According to the Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT), Mexico saw the production of tequila rise 3.37 percent in 2010. The agave plant, which is used to make tequila, topped the one million ton mark for only the third time in Mexico’s history. continue reading »

Tucson Hero, Daniel Hernandez to Sit with First Lady During President’s State of the Union Address

After being thrust into the spotlight for being there for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords right after she was shot in the head, intern Daniel Hernandez Jr. is getting a pretty amazing birthday gift. During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, continue reading »

Accounting Profession Continues to Lack Diversity with Limited Hiring of Blacks and Latinos

A report from the American Institute of CPA’s reflects what many know at big accounting firms there is little diversity in the ranks. Latinos make up only 3 percent of the CPA profession, the same for Blacks and just 1 percent for American Indians. continue reading »

Tortilla Killing:  Worker Crushed to Death After Falling into Vat of Tortilla Dough

In what some are calling a work accident and raising eyebrows amongst others: a 22-year old employee of Brooklyn’s Tortilleria Chinantla was killed when he fell into a waist-high tub of tortilla dough. continue reading »

Rhode Island Man Sentenced for Defrauding Immigrants by Posing as Agent Threatening Deportation

A Pawtucket, R.I., man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence to six months in federal prison; three years supervised release; and ordered to pay $8,700 in restitution to two victims he defrauded while posing as an immigration attorney; continue reading »