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City Warns Beckham He Cannot Build Stadium at PortMiami

City Warns Beckham He Cannot Build Stadium at PortMiami

David Beckham's plans to build a soccer stadium in the southwest corner of PortMiami face legal obstacles because the city deeded that land to Miami-Dade County more than two decades ago on condition it be exclusively used for port purposes, Mayor Tomas Regalado told Efe. continue reading »

Immigration Activists to March From Phoenix to Immigrant Detention Center

Immigration Activists to March From Phoenix to Immigrant Detention Center

Activists and leaders of efforts to defend immigrants on Wednesday in Phoenix began a march that will end on April 5 at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center, where they will demand an end to deportations and approval of immigration reform. continue reading »

Arizona Sees Major Drop in Immigrant Deaths on Border

Arizona Sees Major Drop in Immigrant Deaths on Border

The arrest of undocumented immigrants on the Arizona border has decreased by 16 percent while deaths have dropped by 40 percent during the present fiscal year. continue reading »

San Diego Bucks Trend, Hires Music Teacher for Common Core

San Diego Bucks Trend, Hires Music Teacher for Common Core

Alex Cortes, principal at J. Calvin Lauderbach Elementary in Chula Vista says he’s found a way to enhance his school’s implementation of the new Common Core education standards continue reading »

Rick Scott’s Top Latino Fundraiser Leaves Campaign After Campaign Made Racist Jokes

Rick Scott’s Top Latino Fundraiser Leaves Campaign After Campaign Made Racist Jokes

On late Thursday, billionaire Mike Fernandez abruptly resigned his post as the finance co-chair of Governor Rick Scott’s (R-FL) reelection campaign. The prominent Cuban-American health continue reading »

Police Discover Over 100 Undocumented Immigrants Living in Houston Home

Police Discover Over 100 Undocumented Immigrants Living in Houston Home

Police on Wednesday rescued 109 people, most of them believed to be undocumented immigrants, from a house in southeastern Houston, local media reported. continue reading »

Bishops Gather on Behalf of 6000 Migrants Who Have Died in US Desert

Bishops Gather on Behalf of 6000 Migrants Who Have Died in US Desert

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, joined by bishops on the border, will travel to Nogales, Arizona, March 30-April 1 to tour the U.S.-Mexico border and celebrate Mass on behalf of the close to 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998. continue reading »

STUDY:  Local Battery-Recycling Plant Polluting Latino Community in Los Angeles

STUDY:  Local Battery-Recycling Plant Polluting Latino Community in Los Angeles

Community leaders requested Tuesday the urgent closure of a battery-recycling plant in Vernon, California, after a report was published showing the existence of lead pollution in this mostly Latino neighborhood. continue reading »

Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Brags of His Appeal to Latinos

Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Brags of His Appeal to Latinos

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who won Tuesday's Republican gubernatorial primary, said that the values of the Latino community match perfectly with those of U.S. conservatives. continue reading »

Nogales Arizona: Narco-Tunnel Capital of the World

Nogales Arizona: Narco-Tunnel Capital of the World

The Border Patrol keeps watch on this Arizona town with cameras, patrol cars and agents on foot in order to prevent the illegal entry of undocumented immigrants and drugs, so that traffickers have switched to sending their goods underground. Their 100 underground crossings make Nogales the narco-tunnel capital of the world. continue reading »

Arizona Organization Attempts to Identify Migrants who Disappeared Near Border

Arizona Organization Attempts to Identify Migrants who Disappeared Near Border

The Colibri Center for Human Rights was founded with the aim of ending the sorrowful cycle for many families of having a loved one missing in the Arizona desert. continue reading »

California Opens Healthcare Program to 125,000 Migrants

California Opens Healthcare Program to 125,000 Migrants

Close to 125,000 young immigrants in California who benefit from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are eligible for Medi-Cal, the Golden State's Medicaid program, a report released Tuesday said. continue reading »

Salma Hayek’s Brother Involved in Deadly Crash that Takes Life of Grammy-Winning Art Director

Salma Hayek’s Brother Involved in Deadly Crash that Takes Life of Grammy-Winning Art Director

Sami Hayek, the younger brother of Mexican actress Salma Hayek was involved in a deadly car crash that resulted in the death of his passenger on Sunday afternoon. continue reading »

REPORT:  Mexico’s Carlos Slim Set to Become Principal Owner of New York Times

REPORT:  Mexico’s Carlos Slim Set to Become Principal Owner of New York Times

Mexican magnate Carlos Slim and the Italian group Proto will be the principal shareholders of the U.S. daily The New York Times (NYT), sources at the Proto Organization told Efe. continue reading »

Progress Report on Minority Students in Arizona

Progress Report on Minority Students in Arizona

Fewer than one in every 10 minority graduates of Arizona high schools are "college ready," according to a new report from the University of Arizona's College of Education. continue reading »