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American Latino Heritage Fund Aims to Tell History of U.S. Latinos

Latinos have left an indelible mark on the history of the United States and, with the current wave of anti-immigrant sentiment among some sectors of the population, continue reading »

Los Angeles Ablaze:  20 Fires in Last 48 Hours, Hunt for Arsonist is On

Los Angeles authorities are investigating over 20 fires that have burned vehicles and buildings around the city in the last 48 hours, with a single arsonist suspected of lighting them all. continue reading »

Shameless Sheriff Arpaio in Iowa Campaigning Alongside Rick Perry

Apparently America’s alleged toughest Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s label as a racist and Latino loather aren’t bothering Republican presidential hopeful Texas Governor Rick Perry. continue reading »

Bank of America to Pay $335 Million for Discriminating Against Latino & African American Borrowers

The Justice Department today reached a $335 Million settlement to resolve allegations of lending discrimination by Countrywide Financial Corporation on behalf continue reading »

East Haven, Connecticut Police Don’t Like Latinos Says Justice Department

Following a thorough investigation, the Justice Department today announced its findings that the East Haven Police Department (EHPD) has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against Latinos in violation of the Constitution and federal law. continue reading »

Blockbuster Ordered to Pay $2M for Discriminating Against Latino Employees by EEOC

Blockbuster, Inc. has entered into a consent judgment requiring it to pay over $2 million to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity continue reading »

Hispanic Catholic Bishops Urge via Letter Campaign For ‘Humane’ Immigration Reform

There are 33 Catholic Bishops of the United States of America, of Hispanic origin, who have called for "a fair immigration reform, humane and effective" continue reading »

Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa to be Honored by NALEO

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund will host a tribute reception in honor of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa continue reading »

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to Provide Immigration Legal Services to Membership

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) today announced a partnership with Florida-based Como Inmigrar a USA (CIAUSA) that will provide easier and more affordable immigration legal services for Hispanic Business Enterprises (HBEs) across the country. continue reading »

Majority of Latino Voters Say Religion has No Impact on Voting Preferences

The poll revealed that a majority of Latino voters, 53%, stated that religion does not have an impact on their voting preference, while 40% of respondents indicated that it does have an impact. continue reading »

STUDY:  Americans Split Over In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

Americans are evenly split over whether illegal immigrants who graduate from high school in their state should be eligible for in-state college tuition: 48% say they should continue reading »

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Turning 35

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, in continue reading »

NAACP: Minorities Right To Vote Being Suppressed

A new report reveals direct connections between the trend of increasing, unprecedented African American and Latino voter turnout and an onslaught of restrictive measures continue reading »

Hispanic Youth Spending Key to Growth of Restaurant Industry

Without the influence of Hispanic spending and population patterns, restaurant industry sales would have declined during 2008 through 2010, according to “Latino Foodservice Trends in the U.S.,” a just-released report from Packaged Facts. continue reading »

This Thanksgiving Border Patrol Helps Needy Families Living Along U.S.-Mexico Border

All along the U.S. border with Mexico, local governments have joined forced so that the poorest families in their communities may also have a nice dinner this Thanksgiving. continue reading »

STUDY: Lawn Industry Key Economic Opportunity for U.S. Latinos

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce today released a major economic study confirming the vital role that the landscape and lawn care services industry plays in providing entrepreneurial opportunity, jobs and income to U.S. Latinos. continue reading »

Texas Latinos Getting Three Additional Voting Districts

The new redistricting plan federal judges announced last week for the Texas state House of Representatives creates three additional districts where Latinos continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Urges South Carolina Hispanics to Fight New Immigration Law

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) urged the Hispanic community in South Carolina to join forces to fight law SB 20, which allows authorities to question the immigration status continue reading »

Puerto Ricans Shocked by Death of Malnourished 4-Year Old

A 4-year-old boy who weighed just 6.3 kilograms (13.8 pounds) died Monday in a hospital in Puerto Rico's capital. continue reading »

Dominican Jose Pimentel Named as NYC Terror Suspect

Jose Pimentel, 27, a U.S. Citizen from the Dominican Republic has been arrested in New York City as an alleged terror suspect this evening. NYC officials say Pimentel was an Al Qaeda continue reading »