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Chicago Church Providing Sanctuary to Another Undocumented Mexican Immigrant

A week after winning the suspension of a deportation order for an undocumented mother, Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission in Chicago provided sanctuary for another Mexican immigrant. continue reading »

Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro Survives 45 Minutes without Heartbeat

A woman living in Boca Raton, north of Miami, managed to survive after going 45 minutes without a heartbeat due to complications from the Cesarean section she underwent in a hospital of that city, local media reported Monday. continue reading »

California Universities Actively Recruiting Undocumented Students to Apply

California Universities Actively Recruiting Undocumented Students to Apply

The University of California, Berkeley, and San Francisco State University have introduced a program to provide young Latinos with information and advice on issues such as Deferred Action policy and opportunities to attend college. continue reading »

Desert ‘Rescue Towers’ Saving Lives of Undocumented Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally

Desert ‘Rescue Towers’ Saving Lives of Undocumented Immigrants Crossing Border Illegally

The so-called rescue towers placed by the U.S. Border Patrol along the Arizona border may often mean the difference between life and death for migrants lost or abandoned in the desert without water or food. continue reading »

Phoenix Groups Calls for “City ID” Regardless of Immigration Status

Phoenix Groups Calls for “City ID” Regardless of Immigration Status

A coalition of organizations in Phoenix is pushing a measure aimed at creating a municipal ID document that can be obtained by anyone regardless of their immigration status. continue reading »

Getting Latinos to Go Out and Vote

Getting Latinos to Go Out and Vote

Organizations pushing to turn out the Hispanic vote in Arizona are intensifying their efforts to get Latino voters to go to the polls on Nov. 4 and not become apathetic due to the lack of congressional action on approving immigration reform. continue reading »

Federal Appellate Court Reinstates Controversial Texas Voter ID Law

Federal Appellate Court Reinstates Controversial Texas Voter ID Law

The controversial Texas law requiring that voters present an approved photo identification to cast a ballot was temporarily reinstated by a federal appellate court just days after a U.S. district judge struck down the measure as unconstitutional. continue reading »

Mexican Director Guillermo Arriaga Shows Latest Film at Chicago Film Festival

Mexican Director Guillermo Arriaga Shows Latest Film at Chicago Film Festival

Mexican director and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga presents "Words with Gods" at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival, a film created to spark among the public "a critical and respectful dialogue on the meaning of religion and God or gods." continue reading »

Google Hosts ‘Latinas Think Big Innovation Summit’

Google Hosts ‘Latinas Think Big Innovation Summit’

More than 300 female Hispanic executives and high-level officials met here at Google's headquarters for a conference aiming to change the stereotype of Latinas in the United States. continue reading »

Strong Latina Runs for Congress One of the Poorest Districts

Strong Latina Runs for Congress One of the Poorest Districts

Amanda Renteria, a self-made Latino woman, is the Democratic candidate for California's 21st Congressional District, one of the country's poorest, a situation that "can only change if Washington passes immigration reform," she told Efe in an interview. continue reading »

News Taco: Every Week is Banned Books Week for Chicanos.

News Taco: Every Week is Banned Books Week for Chicanos.

Every week is banned books week for Chicanos. continue reading »

Support for Death Penalty Drops to 50-Year Low in California

Support for Death Penalty Drops to 50-Year Low in California

Just over half of California's registered voters - 56 percent - favor keeping capital punishment as a legal sentence, the lowest level of support in the past 50 years, according to a survey by Field Research Corp. continue reading »

Enrique Peña Nieto Criticizes Use of American Troops on Texas Border

Enrique Peña Nieto Criticizes Use of American Troops on Texas Border

The decision of Texas Gov. Rick Perry to station National Guard troops on the border with Mexico "is not only disagreeable" but "reprehensible," Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said in an interview published Friday. continue reading »

Federal Judge Increases American Terrorist Jose Padilla’s Sentence to 21 Years

Federal Judge Increases American Terrorist Jose Padilla’s Sentence to 21 Years

A federal judge in Miami on Tuesday increased from 17 to 21 years the sentence imposed in 2007 on Al Qaeda recruit Jose Padilla, the first U.S. citizen to be declared an enemy combatant within the context of the George W. Bush administration's global war on terrorism. continue reading »

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $32 Million Worth of Cocaine

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $32 Million Worth of Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guard seized a shipment of 970 kilograms of cocaine valued at $32.4 million on Aug. 10 in an operation conducted in Caribbean waters, the service announced Thursday. continue reading »