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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Colombia Commended for New Legislation Compensating Victims of Human Rights Abuses

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended Colombia for enacting a law that seeks to compensate victims of human rights violations, injustice and deprivation in the South American country, saying the legislation is a fundamental step towards resolving the conflicts that Colombians have endured for decades. continue reading »

Death Toll from Floods in Haiti Continue to Rise

Death Toll from Floods in Hait Continue to Rise continue reading »

Bringing Awareness to Deportation of American Veterans

Veterans of the United States Armed Forces who served under honorable discharge are facing court proceedings for deportations. Hundreds of Veterans are facing deportation and Somos Republicans would like to start by bringing continue reading »

AZ Border Patrol in 6 Days See 27,600lb Drugs & 2,612 Illegal Aliens Attempt to Enter U.S.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Arizona Joint Field Command is reporting the seizure of approximately 27,579 pounds of narcotics with an estimated value of more than $19.1 million and the apprehension of 2,612 illegal aliens at the Arizona border for the period of May 30 – June 5. 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 »

Southern Poverty Law Center & ACLU Join Forces, File Lawsuit Against Recent Alabama Immigration Law

Leaders from key civil rights organizations gathered on a national telephonic press conference this afternoon to denounce Alabama’s extreme anti-immigrant law as a radical departure from American values and to announce a court challenge. continue reading »

Minority Owned Businesses Benefit from the Affordable Care Act

The Center for American Progress, in partnership with Progress 2050, released a memo and a series of fact sheets explaining how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act helps small businesses owned by ethnic and racial minorities provide health coverage for their employees. continue reading »

New Initiative to Protect Water Sources Supplying Water to 50 Million People in Latin America

Global business, financial, development and conservation leaders announced a new partnership that will protect threatened water resources across Latin America and the Caribbean or 50 million people. continue reading »

Poll: Immigration Remains Top Issue for Latino Voters

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, announced today the results of a current tracking poll that reinforced that immigration and related issues continue to be a top concern for Latinos. continue reading »

The League of United Latin American Citizens Files Redistricting Suit in TX

The League of United Latin American Citizens, the oldest and largest Latino membership organization in the United States, filed suit today against the State of Texas challenging the manner in which redistricting for the United States House of Representatives, the State House of Representatives and the Texas State Board of Education have been drawn or will be drawn. continue reading »

Top Three Myths About Immigration (VIDEO)

Prof. Ben Powell explores the top three myths about immigration. After analyzing the data, he finds that immigrants in fact do not have negative effects on the economy, jobs, or wages. Prof. Ben Powell explains why immigrants are good for America. Watch and learn: continue reading »

NHCLC President Rev. Rodriguez Says AL Law Is Anti-Christian, Anti-Conservative and Anti-American

The Alabama Immigration policy, known as H.B. 56, signed into law by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Thursday, is already being hailed as the most controversial immigration law and the most restrictive law against illegal continue reading »

National Poll Reveals Immigration Remains Top Issue For Latino Voters

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, announced today the results of a current tracking poll that reinforced that immigration and related issues continue to be a top concern for Latinos. continue reading »

Latino Leaders Urge Baseball Commissioner Selig to Focus Attention on Baseball, Not Dodgers Owner

A growing number of Latino organizations are speaking out in support of embattled Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, arguing that McCourt and the Dodgers have done more for the Latino community continue reading »

Education Not Deportation: A Guide for Undocumented Youth in Removal Proceedings

DREAMActivist.org has created a really useful guide titled, "Education Not Deportation: A guide for undocumented youth in removal proceedings." This guide is meant to serve both youth facing deportation and their attorneys. continue reading »