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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

LATINO BLOTTER: Bank Robber Uses Skateboard From Bank to Bank

Police in Mexico say a man has been arrested after attempting to rob two banks, using his skateboard as the getaway “car”. Sergio Ledesma was taken in to custody after police say he tried to rob two Mexico City banks continue reading »

PEW:  Issue of Immigration Drops in Importance to Voters

Unlike five years ago, the issue of illegal immigration has dropped in importance as a national political issue according to a new Pew Research Center survey. continue reading »

1 Year After Being Shot Gabrielle Giffords Resigns, But Not Before Introducing Border Legislation

As her last act as a U.S. Representative, Arizona’s Gabrielle Giffords introduced legislation, known as the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012 that would impose tough new penalties on smugglers who use small, low-flying aircraft to illegally bring drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border. continue reading »

Obama at State of the Union - NO More Excuses Time to Pass DREAM Act

President Barack Obama called on Congress in his State of the Union address to approve the so-called DREAM Act, which would open a path to legalizing the status of young undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

WATCH: Newt Gingrich with Jorge Ramos Talking Immigration and Amnesty (VIDEO)

Check out the Univision interview featuring Jorge Ramos and Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. In the interview Gingrich talks about Romney's concept of 'self-deportation' and his plan for immigration reform. continue reading »

FTC ‘Immigration Center’ Banned from Providing Immigration Services

The 'Immigration Center' immigration services business will be permanently off limits to an operation that allegedly posed as the federal government and tricked people into paying up to $2,500 for immigration forms, under settlements with the Federal Trade Commission. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Over 200 Pounds of Pot Hidden in Religious Statues Seized

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo port of entry on Saturday seized marijuana valued at more than $233,000 during a routine vehicle inspection. continue reading »

Dominican’s Using Identification of Homeless Addicts to Get into U.S. Illegally

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Enforcement officers arrested this weekend two citizens of the Dominican Republic found using identity documents belonging to two allegedly homeless individuals, during two separate incidents. continue reading »

Spain’s “Fisca o Quimica” Debuts on U.S. Network

An adaptation of Spain's hit show "Fisica o Quimica" (Physics or Chemistry) debuted on U.S. Spanish-language network Telemundo Tuesday night. "We're very expectant, because this is the first adaptation of a Spanish fiction product in the continue reading »

Several Latinos Involved in Miami-Area $25 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

A Miami-area nurse pleaded guilty today for his participation in a $25 million home health Medicare fraud scheme, the Department of Justice, the FBI and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today. continue reading »

NALEO Reacts to President’s State of the Union Speech

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

“She’s Going to Come Out a Reggaeton Artist” - Elvis Crespo Speaks About His Unborn Baby

Grammy-winning merengue singer Elvis Crespo is getting ready to launch his new disc while awaiting the birth of his fifth child, a baby girl that, he says, will inherit his musical bent. continue reading »

Latin American Artists Honored with Oscar Nominations

Mexico's Demian Bichir will be in the running for best actor honors here on Feb. 26 when the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out the Oscars. Bichir was nominated for his role in the immigration drama "A Better Life" and will clash for the prize with George Clooney continue reading »

Hispanic Standout: Young Inventor Javier Fernández-Han Makes Forbes’ List While Changing the World

At just 17 years old, Javier Fernandez-Han has made a list of '30 Under 30' in the Energy category for his humanitarian innovative inventions. continue reading »

Brazilian Gisele Bundchen Could Become First Billionaire Model

Gisele Bündchen, the 31-year-old Brazilian, is on her way to becoming the world's first billionaire model, according to Forbes contributor Anderson Antunes. Already, the top-earning model in the world for the continue reading »