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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

21 out of 32 State General Attorney Prosecutors Quit in Mexico

The top officials of the Attorney General Offices in 21 out of the 33 states in Mexico have quit en masse! continue reading »

Venezuela Planning To Release 40% of Their Inmates

New Penitentiary Minister Iris Varela revealed to local newspaper “El Nacional” her plan to combat overcrowded jails. continue reading »

U.S. Government Files Suit in Court to Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law

The Department of Justice challenged the state of Alabama’s recently passed immigration law, H.B. 56, in federal court. In a complaint and brief filed in the Northern District of Alabama, the department said that various provisions of H.B. 56 conflict with federal immigration law and undermine the federal government’s careful balance of immigration enforcement priorities and objectives. continue reading »

Justice Dept Settles Hispanic Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Schools

The Department of Justice announced yesterday that it has entered into a consent decree with the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) that, if approved by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, continue reading »

Illegal Immigrant Stopped by Border Patrol Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oregon

A 31-year-old illegal immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, arrested Tuesday by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents, turned out to also be wanted in Oregon for attempted murder. continue reading »

JUST IN:  JLo Signs up For 2nd Season of Idol and Gets a Big Raise

The Wrap is reporting that Jennifer Lopez has inked a deal to return to ‘American Idol’ as a judge. It is also being reported that the Puerto-Rican beauty is getting a whopper raise from the Fox Network. continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

We also bring you video of the Venezuelan leader directing his cabinet’s fitness routine a la Richard Simmons. continue reading »

DON’T MISS Ana de la Reguera in “Cowboys & Aliens” (VIDEO)

The former love interest of Univisión’s Jorge Ramos is a part of the most successful box office hit this week! continue reading »


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LATINO BLOTTER: Virginia Butt Slasher Attacking Women in Malls

Police are on the lookout for a Hispanic male they believe has been attacking young women in shopping centers. The slasher’s most recent victim was an 18-year-old girl who was shoppi continue reading »

Charlie Sheen Rescues Ex From Xtreme Rehab in Mexico

The master winner and king of altruism went south of the border in his private jet to pick Brooke Mueller up and bring her to safety! continue reading »

Immigration Judges at Border Have Higher Rate of Denying Asylum Petitions

According to a new study by the Transactional Records Access Clearninghouse shows that immigration judges working at the border are more likely to deny asylum petitions from Mexican nationals than anywhere else in the country. continue reading »

MALDEF Secures Court Victory: Texas Can’t Deny Drivers Licenses to Legally Working Immigrants

Yesterday, the 345th District Court in Travis County granted a declaratory judgment and enjoined the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) from enforcing rules it created that deny driver’s licenses to immigrants living and working in Texas with authorization from the federal government. continue reading »

Mexico: Fewer Coming, Fewer Leaving, and 3/5 of Unauthorized Have Been Here for a Decade or Longer

Today, the Immigration Policy Center releases a summary of recent data on Mexican migration to and from the United States. This data provides an important reminder that as migration patterns change over time, so too must U.S. immigration policies. continue reading »

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Govt Detention Center for Girls - Alleging Abuse

The ACLU learned of the abuse through interviews with girls at the facility, but the investigation was halted when staff at the detention center stopped the questioning and refused to allow the research team to return. continue reading »