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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

PBS Documentary Tackles Anti-Immigrant Violence in U.S.

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, is promoting the documentary Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness because it addresses the growing problem of anti-immigrant violence in communities nationwide. continue reading »

Atlanta Falcons Tony Gonzalez Now 5th NFL Receiver of All Time (VIDEO)

Tony Gonzalez’s performance in the Falcons 35-31 victory over the Eagles on Sunday, brought his tally to 1,081 completed career receptions. The Atlanta Falcons tight end continue reading »

Spaniard Jordi Constans Named CEO of Louis Vuitton Parent Company

Spaniard Jordi Constans has been named CEO of Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH (Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton), France’s upscale fashion brand. continue reading »

Coca Cultivation in Bolivia Remains Stable, Contributes $310 Million to Economy

The cultivation of coca bushes in Bolivia has remained stable over the past year with 31,000 hectares planted with the shrub, the raw material for the manufacture of cocaine, according to a new survey by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). continue reading »

Sofía Vergara and her Colombian Jewels Dazzle at the Emmys (VIDEO)

‘Modern Family’ star Sofía Vergara didn’t win an Emmy herself, but the show took 5 Emmys, including ‘Best Comedy Series’. continue reading »

Warning About Copycat Immigration-Help Sites

When you go online to download and fill out immigration forms, ensure that you know the difference between official government websites and websites run by private businesses. continue reading »

Latino Family Tragedy:  6-Yr-Old Find Bodies of Parents & Her Baby Sitter in Apparent Murder-Suicide

The city of Oakdale, Minnesota is reeling from its first murder since 2007 and that the discovery of the bodies was none other then a 6-year-old. Killed in an apparent murder-suicide was mother of three Cintia Guadalupe Ornelas Bustos, age 28, Jaime Anival Almaras Velasquez, 32, and live-in baby sitter Angela Uscanga Gonzalez, age 43. It is believed the male who had ‘previous problems with alcohol’ and was ‘a little violent’ killed the two women before shooting himself. continue reading »

Will He or Won’t He:  Charlie Sheen Due to be Presenter at Tonights Emmys 2011

There are a lot of nervous people out in Los Angeles with the reported plan to have Charlie Sheen serve as a presenter on tonight’s Emmy's 2011 Award telecast. continue reading »

New Republican Bill, Co-Authored by Rep Bill Flores, to Speed Up Deportations of Illegal Immigrants

This week twenty-one House Republicans introduced house bill H.R. 2952 which aims to speed up the time in which a detained illegal alien is deported out of the country. continue reading »

Victor Ortiz Tries to Head Butt to Victory but Losses to Mayweather’s Strength (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. may not ever be the crowds favorite but he is respected for his decisive wins. Yesterday evening at the MGM Grand it was no different in his fight against Victor Ortiz. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Reunite for Anthony’s 43rd Birthday

Marc Anthony celebrated his 43rd birthday by crying with his fans and sharing some birthday cake with ex-wife Jennifer Lopez – as they say only in Hollywood. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

International Student Visa Process Streamlined with New Initiatives Announced

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton announced a new initiative to streamline the international student visa process for foreign students seeking to study in the United States. The Study in the States initiative is a key component of a government-wide effort to encourage the best and brightest foreign students to study and remain in the U.S. continue reading »

What is the Most Popular Hispanic Name in America?

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year between September 15 and October 15. Although it is set aside for the nation to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans, the nationwide festivities are really about celebrating who we are as a country. continue reading »

Green Card Through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program 2013 Resources

The Department of State has released instructions for the 2013 Diversity Visa Lottery (DV-2013). The 2013 lottery will enable 50,000 individuals and certain family members to immigrate to the United States from a pre-selected list of countries whose rates of immigration to the U.S. tend to be low. continue reading »