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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

NJ Man Sentenced for Threatening Employees of Numerous Latino Civil Rights Organization

The Justice Department announced today that Vincent Johnson of Brick, N.J., was sentenced to 50 months in prison and three years supervised release for sending a series of threatening email communications to employees of five civil rights organizations that work to improve opportunities f continue reading »

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem Share The Stage With Prince. Check Out Bardem’s Moves! (VIDEO)

In what would be a double date with hermano Eduardo and his woman Eva Longoria, Penélope Cruz got to dance on stage with her man Bardem. continue reading »

Cartel Leader “El Kilo” Arrested, Lead Suspect in Mass Grave Killings

This weekend Mexican authorities announced the arrest of drug kingpin Martin Omar Estrada Luna, also known as ‘El Kilo’ for his involvement in the mass grave killings recently discovered. continue reading »

Reviewing Landmark Case:  Undocumented Worker’s Right to Injury Compensation

Earlier this year the First Court of Appeals in Houston handed down a historic opinion guaranteeing undocumented workers a fair day in court. Through its ruling, the court set the standard for Texas courts continue reading »

Caifanes REUNITED Plays Coachella 2011 (VIDEO)

It’s a fest first for the Mexicans who played their first reunited show last week at Vive Latino. continue reading »

Documentary on Latino Motorcycling Culture Premieres

La Banda Films today announced the release of the documentary film, Harlistas: An American Journey, premiering April 2011. The film is directed by award-winning filmmaker Alfredo de Villa and follows the emotional journeys of real-life Harlistas continue reading »

“Rio” Flies to the Top, Debuting at No.1 at the Box Office

A vibrant movie from the makers of “Ice Age” about overcoming your fears and making friends, “Rio” soared to the number one spot at the box office bringing in about $40 million in its debut weekend. continue reading »

Unauthorized Immigrants Pay Taxes Too

Tax Day is an appropriate time to underscore the often-overlooked fact that unauthorized immigrants pay taxes. The unauthorized, like everyone else in the United States, pay sales taxes. continue reading »

LISTEN To J-lo’s New Single “Papi” (VIDEO)

This song is available now on iTunes, unlocked after thousands of fans "liked it" on Facebook continue reading »

Ronaldo and Bono had a Karaoke Duel in Sao Paulo (VIDEO)

The former soccer player, and the lead singer from U2 sang Rolling Stones and Talking Heads tunes at Sao Paulo's Secret Bar. continue reading »

Driving Illegally

We’re still plagued by the perennially controversial debate over whether state governments should issue driver’s licenses to undocumented citizens. And why shouldn’t they? Not allowing undocumented citizens the opportunity to study the rules of the road, practice, take the test, and be issued a driver’s license will hardly prevent them sharing the road with the rest of us. continue reading »

STUDY: Hispanic Car Buyers Prefer Imports

TrueCar.com, the authoritative voice in new car pricing and industry trend information, today released a study based on Hispanic car-buying behavior in 2010 that shows import brands and models dominating the top 10 list. Hispanic car-buyers in 2010 made up seven percent of all new vehicle retail purchases in the U.S. continue reading »

Lawsuit in Massachusetts Hopes to Give Legal Resident Aliens Right to Possess Handguns

The Second Amendment Foundation filed a federal lawsuit challenging a law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that denies legal resident aliens the licenses required to possess a handgun in the home for self-defense, or purchase any kind of firearm. continue reading »

Leading Hispanic Organization Urges Georgia Governor to Veto Arizona-Style Immigration Bill

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding Georgia HB 87: 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 »