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Tag Results for "Latino Usa"

Hispanics in the Pews, Not on the Altar

Over the last several years, priestly ordination classes have gotten younger and more diverse, according to a 2011 study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate out of Georgetown University. There are more Asian and black vocations. Asians are actually overrepresented, making up 4 percent of the U.S. Catholic population and 10 percent of the ordination class. continue reading »

RSLC Announces Launch of Project to Recruit Hispanic Looking to Become Politicians

Monday, the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) announced, the launch of its Future Majority Project (FMP), which works to recruit and support qualified Hispanic and female candidates for legislative seats continue reading »

Siempre Mujer and CNN en Español Team Up to Empower Latinas to Believe in and Follow Their Dreams

New Multi-Platform Program Will Leverage Siempre Mujer and CNN en Español. Leading Hispanic media properties Siempre Mujer magazine, the Spanish-language lifestyle magazine for women published by Meredith continue reading »

Number of Border Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Down By More Than 50% Since 2006

According to federal statistics, the number of arrests of those heading north across the U.S.-Mexico border illegally has dropped by more than half in the last five years. continue reading »

Federal Authorities Warn School Districts: Do Not Ask Student, Parents About Immigration Status

Public schools across the country are being warned by the federal government that they are not to ask their students about their immigration status continue reading »

Sen. Feinstein’s Bills Save a Number of Immigrants From Deportation

Sen. Dianne Feinstein has once again introduced a so-called private bill to stop the deportation of a young undocumented immigrant. The Democratic senator has introduced continue reading »

Hispanics and Their Relationship with the Media: Myths Debunked

A recent Nielsen report has attempted to put to rest certain myths regarding U.S. Hispanics and their “interaction with today’s media.” Two of the myths it touches on are 1) Bilingual Hispanics don’t watch Spanish-language television and 2) Hispanics are late adopters of technology continue reading »

Groups Across U.S. Standing Up to State Governments’ Harsh Immigration Legislation Proposals

As more and more states are considering immigration laws that would mirror Arizona’s controversial legislation, immigrant advocate groups are “building momentum” and stopping them. continue reading »

Obama Administration: Funds for CT, MO, and VT to Spur at Least $534 Million in New Small Businesses

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the approval of State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) applications from Connecticut, Missouri, and Vermont. continue reading »

One-Third of Latinos Polled Say They’d NEVER Vote for a Republican

A recent survey of 400 California Latinos revealed that what many have long assumed. The majority of Latino voters do not think too highly of the GOP. continue reading »

Latinos Represent Significant Number of California Youth

More than half (51%) of Californians under 18 are Latino, according to a National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund analysis of newly released Census 2010 data. continue reading »

U.S. Government May Take Drug Dealer’s Comic Book Collection

An alleged drug dealer accused of laundering drug profits is at risk of losing his very large and valuable comic book collection to the federal government. continue reading »

Nonprofit Organization Management for Hispanic Businesses in Southern California

USHCC Foundation and Wells Fargo Host Chamber Training Institute on Nonprofit Organization Management for Hispanic Businesses in Southern California. continue reading »

IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Income Tax Return

Refunds totaling more than $1.1 billion may be waiting for nearly 1.1 million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, a return for 2007 must be filed with the IRS no later than Monday, April 18, 2011. continue reading »

The Air We Breathe: The Chicago Clean Air Design Challenge

The Air We Breathe is a regional design contest to address issues of air quality in two of Chicago's most affected neighborhoods - Pilsen and Little Village. continue reading »

California Group’s TV Ads Say Immigrants Are Taking All the Jobs, Want Immigration Stopped

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) has launched a TV campaign in Bakersfield, California calling for on the government to lower the number of legal immigrants and temporary workers allowed in until Californians are working again. continue reading »

You May Have to Cross a Picket Line to Get It, but Chipotle’s Offering FREE FOOD

Chipotle’s CEO, Steve Ells, is backing a new show on NBC and he wants people to watch its promo video on Facebook, so much so that he’s offering viewers free food. continue reading »

PERSONAL FINANCE: IRS Announces New Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers Get a Fresh Start

Major Changes Made to Lien Process. In its latest effort to help struggling taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service today announced a series of new steps to help people get a fresh start with their tax liabilities. continue reading »

South Carolina Church Becomes Third Victim of Anti-Immigrant Graffiti (VIDEO)

A South Carolina church is the latest location in the area to be hit by anti-immigrant vandalism. This week, a Greenville County church, Plentitud Cristiana became the most recent victims of hate as vandals painted “got to hell” continue reading »

Spinal Fluid May Hold Clues to Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Strong evidence suggests that the central nervous system is involved in both conditions. An analysis of proteins in spinal fluid can help distinguish patients with Lyme disease from those with chronic fatigue syndrome, a new study reports. continue reading »