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Utah Bill Looking to Create Work Permits for Undocumented

With help from The (conservative) Sutherland Institute, Utah Senator Luz Robles has begin work on a new bill that would offer the state’s undocumented immigration population the chance to legally work. continue reading »

Television Networks Fail Latinos in Diversity

The National Latino Media Council (NLMC) in anticipation of releasing its annual Network Television Report card next week appears very disappointed with the diversity of the networks. continue reading »

STUDY: Higher Education Needs More Focus on Latinos in Science, Technology, Math

A recently released report co-written by a University of California, Riverside (UCR) professor argues that more attention needs to be placed on finances to increase the number of Latino students graduating in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. continue reading »

Men in Large Coats Rob Humboldt Park Man

Wednesday, a man was robbed at gunpoint in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. Around 8:53 PM, two men described as African-Americans in their early 20's, robbed the victim near the intersection of Spaulding and Le Moyne continue reading »

Grammy Nomination Are In and Latin Darling Bruno Mars Gets Seven (VIDEO)

The Music Recording Academy, known as the Grammy’s, have just announced this year’s nominees and it will be a year of “Recovery” for Eminem who garned the most nominations with 10. continue reading »

Manny Pacquiao Set to Fight on April 16 – Mexican Marquez Appears to be 2nd Choice

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao is going to fight that appears to be a fact who just who remains a mystery. The boxer’s promoter announced late Wednesday that Pacquiao is fighting on April 16th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. continue reading »

Republican Latinos: Governor Rick Perry is #1 Hispanic-friendly U.S. Politician of 2010 Elections

Somos Republicans, whose goal is to increase the Latino Republican voting block by 100% in two years, has announced the designation of the Texas Governor as the #1 Hispanic-friendly U.S. politician of the year. continue reading »

Latinos Honor World Aids Day Around the Globe

Today is World Aids Day that highlights the plight of some 33.3 million people around the world that have HIV that causes AIDs. According to the Latino Commission on AIDS the HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. continue reading »

Adios to CBS’ Morning Anchors: Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez – He’s Reassigned, She’s Not

The third-place CBS morning show “The Early Show” that continues to struggle to find its voice and place has announced another shake up. continue reading »

Florida Professor Opposed to Negative Latino Stereotypes Loses Job

Dr. Nancy Rudner Lugo is fighting for her academic professional career saying that ther term at the University of Central Florida abruptly ended when she refused to use a textbook with negative Latino stereotypes. continue reading »

Six Simple Ways to Make DREAM Act a Reality

The Latino Policy Forum, located in Chicago, Illinois, has put together an easy TO DO list for those wanting to help the passage of the DREAM Act during the lame duck session of Congress: continue reading »

Justice Department Files Suit Against Puerto Rico Police Department

The Department of Justice announced today the filing of a lawsuit against the Policía de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Police Department or PRPD) alleging the PRPD retaliated against Agent Investigator Sofía Figueroa Rossy (Figueroa) for complaining about a hostile work environment based on sex, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. continue reading »

Another Woman Police Commander Executed in Sinaloa

Another woman police commander was murdered, the second victim in today; a few hours ago, a Chihuahua officer died after being gunned down. Now, Maria Dolores Guzman joins the list of assassinated officials. continue reading »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Attend DREAM Act Rally

A DREAM Act rally held at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s campus on Monday counted Gery Chico and fellow mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle as attendees. Mayor Daley’s former chief of staff, Gery continue reading »

Transplant Program at Chicago Hospital Successfully Reaching Hispanics

“Something that really surprised me was hearing a patient say that he had called 10 different transplant centers, but because they all answered the phone in English, he would hang up,” said Chicago transplant surgeon and director of Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Hispanic-friendly program, Dr. Juan Carlos Caicedo. continue reading »