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Blog Entries by Kimberly Kipp

What Should Be Done When a U.S. Citizen Suspects a Case of Human Trafficking?

This year marks the century-and-a-half anniversary of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. On Sept. 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln set the date of freedom for the nation’s 3 million slaves. “As many of us know, slavery did not die when America abolished it in the 1800s,” says Lucia Mann, author of Rented continue reading »

It’s Back-To-School Time — For Adults

August is the time when parents across the country get their children ready for the new school year. It’s a good time to get the kids up to date with their immunizations, and to buy the supplies they need for school. In the rush to get everything ready for their kids, parents might forget that they might benefit from going back to school too. continue reading »

LULAC Advises Individuals NOT to Submit a Deferred Action Request Now- Wait to Apply

LULAC advises eligible individuals NOT to submit a deferred action request under the Deferred Action Process for Young People memorandum issued by Secretary Napolitano on June 15. If you submit now, your application will be rejected. The Secretary’s directive gives USCIS 60 days to create a process to accept these requests and USCIS is unable to accept requests at this time. Please continue to check their website for updates. continue reading »

Spain’s Royals Take 7.1%  Paycut Amidst 4th Austerity Package and 24% Unemployment

Spain's King Juan Carlos decided to cut his salary and that of Crown Prince Felipe by 7.1 percent in line with government-mandated reductions in pay for civil servants, the royal household said Tuesday. The monarch's annual pre-tax income will fall by 20,910 euros ($25,543) and his son's remuneration is set to decline by half that amount. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Passenger Shot on Bus (Photo Warning)

Yesterday, at approximately 7:45 pm the bus line Urban and Sub Urban Bus GAMJU Inc. made its tour of the Pantheon called "New Dawn" at the Colonia La Moderna, of this city of Tuxtepec , Oaxaca Pinacho municipal agency. A male passenger shot a second male passenger who was sitting in seat number 30, with a firearm. continue reading »

Discovered Narco Tunnel has Shrine “Patron Saint” of Drug Cartel

The small, makeshift altar honoring Jesus Malverde and also containing images of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Mexico's patron saint) and Jesus Christ, as well as some Mexican coins, was located inside a "narcotunnel" discovered Thursday night on the northeast side of Tijuana, just across the border from San Diego. continue reading »

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of The American People-statement by Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL).

When I retire, I will be buying insurance from a health care exchange just like everyone else and I am proud to live in a country that allows working class families, blue collar workers and former Congressmen to share health care risks and health rewards and equal opportunity for life saving coverage. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez oozes sensuality in Santiago Chile on “Dance Again” Tour

To the rhythm of ballads, funk and pop, U.S. singer and actress Jennifer Lopez exuded sensuality during the third concert of her "Dance Again" tour that took her to the Chilean capital, from where she will carry on to Brazil and Argentina. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 6 Month Pregnant Women Dead, 7 Year Old Injured

Two dead, including a woman six months pregnant, and four wounded, was the outcome of an attack perpetrated shot Wednesday night outside a home in Colonia Vicente Guerrero. The dead woman was identified as Leticia Ramos Mendoza.The male has not been identified, but it is the husband of Leticia Ramos. continue reading »

Dancing With the Stars- Telenovela Star William Levy Steams up the Screen -VIDEO

Cuban-born actor William Levy is part of the group competing in the 14th season of ABC network's "Dancing With The Stars" TV show that premieres Monday in primetime. continue reading »

Colombia Nabs Drug Suspect Wanted for Killing U.S. Informant

Colombian police arrested a reputed narco trafficker wanted by the United States in the killing of a DEA informant. Fernando Arroyabe, alias "Maquina," was detained early Monday at his country home in the central province of Cundinamarca, the police said in a statement. continue reading »

Activists say Border Patrol Staking out Arizona Hospitals

The Arizona Human Rights Coalition has asked for the cooperation of the immigrant community to report the presence of Border Patrol agents in hospitals. Kat Rodriguez, the spokesperson for the coalition, told Efe that they had seen an increase in complaints about the presence of Border Patrol agents in the emergency rooms and even maternity wards continue reading »

Narco Blog: Lawyer Executed After Demanding 5 Million Pesos Ransom (Warning Gruesome Photos)

Daniel Jaime Nunez, 48-year-old lawyer was located in the entrance of the community of El Plum with a bullet in the forehead with his hands tied back, and with a banner that said " this is going to happen to all the kidnappers and extortionists. " continue reading »

Singer Reinaldo Alvarez Sees Ballads in his Future and Moves to Miami

Venezuelan singer-songwriter Reinaldo Alvarez is seeking a spot in the romantic ballad category with his disc "Conexiones," a hit in his own country and now being promoted in the United States. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Children Witness Execution in Ciudad Juarez

Armed assailants gunned down a man inside an elementary school in this northern border city, Mexico's murder capital, local authorities said. The victim had sought refuge from the gunmen inside the school, where he was shot dead Thursday and his body left on a soccer field, municipal police spokesman Adrian Sanchez told Efe. continue reading »