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

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

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 »

1500 Strong, Mexican Poets Caravan Arrives in Juarez, Calling for Justice

1500 Strong, Mexican Poets Caravan Arrives in Juarez, Calling for Justice

Javier Sicilia, A Mexican Poet who lost an innocent son to drug violence has turned his grief into a crusade for peace. He started a caravan outside Mexico City last Saturday, and has gained about 1,500 followers, including others who had lost innocent family members and friends to drug violence, on his route to Ciudad Juarez, the country's most violent city. continue reading »

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Hosts 5th Annual Sabor Latino Gala in Chicago

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Hosts 5th Annual Sabor Latino Gala in Chicago

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® will host its fifth Sabor Latino (Latin Flavor) Gala in Chicago on Friday, June 17, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., at the National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th Street, continue reading »

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

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

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 »

Latinos in Social Media [LATISM] Releases Report of Its 2011 Latino Blogosphere Survey

Latinos in Social Media [LATISM] Releases Report of Its 2011 Latino Blogosphere Survey

Latinos in Social Media [LATISM], the largest organization of Latinos in the social media arena, today has released the results of its 2011 Latino Blogosphere Survey, part of a series aiming to explore the state of online and continue reading »

Chile’s Volcanic Eruption Threatens Fishing and Cattle

Chile’s Volcanic Eruption Threatens Fishing and Cattle

Last weeks volcano eruptions in South Chile have left rivers looking like a “thick, vaporous torrent of chocolate.” The fresh water fishing industry has been affected and farmers are concerned for their cattle. continue reading »

Reducing Child Labor in Latin America and Caribbean

Reducing Child Labor in Latin America and Caribbean

Imagine your child working long hours under hazardous conditions, using dangerous chemicals or carrying heavy loads over long distances. Unfortunately, this is a reality for far too many families in Latin America and the Caribbean. continue reading »

Updated Interactive Maps, Data and Profiles on the Latino Population in U.S. Counties, States

Updated Interactive Maps, Data and Profiles on the Latino Population in U.S. Counties, States

The Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, has updated its interactive maps and database on the Latino population in the nation's more than 3,100 counties continue reading »

Chicago Begins Construction of City’s 100 miles of Protected Bike Lanes

Chicago Begins Construction of City’s 100 miles of Protected Bike Lanes

This week Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Commissioner Gabe Klein commemorated the beginning of construction on the City’s first one hundred miles of protected bike lanes. continue reading »

Fox’s Carlson Falsely Claims 35% Of CA Students Paying In-State Tuition “Were Illegals” (VIDEO)

Fox’s Carlson Falsely Claims 35% Of CA Students Paying In-State Tuition “Were Illegals” (VIDEO)

On The O'Reilly Factor, Gretchen Carlson falsely claimed that "about 35 percent of the in-state tuition people or students" at University of California schools "were illegals." In fact, students receiving the discount account for only 0.34 percent of undergraduates in the University of California system. continue reading »

Spanish Cultural Icon Jorge Semprun Dies at Age 87

Spanish Cultural Icon Jorge Semprun Dies at Age 87

A cultural icon of Spanish has died, Jorge Semprun, at age 87 in his home in Paris. He was a multi-facted, multi-talented man: anti-facist resistance fighter, writer, screenplayer writer and activist. continue reading »

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s Ideas For Securing the Border: Moats and the Great Wall (VIDEO)

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s Ideas For Securing the Border: Moats and the Great Wall (VIDEO)

While speaking to an audience in Iowa, presidential candidate Herman Cain spoke of some interesting methods for preventing illegal immigration. continue reading »

Hispanic Women Show Same Success Rate with IVF as White Women

Hispanic Women Show Same Success Rate with IVF as White Women

A new study reports that Hispanic women are just as likely to get pregnant using in vitro fertilization (IVF) as non-Hispanic whites. continue reading »