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Mexican Activists Call For Continued Jail Time For French Woman

Mexican Activists Call For Continued Jail Time For French Woman

Isabel Wallace and Alejandro Marti, anti-crime activists, are demanding the continuing of Florence Cassez’s jail sentence. continue reading »

‘Call of Juarez: The Cartel’ new Video Game Highlighting Border Violence

‘Call of Juarez: The Cartel’ new Video Game Highlighting Border Violence

Video gamers on the lookout for the newest, bloodiest and most violence-promoting game around might be finding it when “Call to Juarez: The Cartel’ game arrives this summer. continue reading »

Mexican Americans at Increasing Risk for Deadly Strokes

Mexican Americans at Increasing Risk for Deadly Strokes

In 2010, 26,000 Mexican-Americans in the U.S. suffered a stroke but experts predict that rate count increase by 350 percent by 2050. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Day 17- Hosni Mubarak Refuses to Step Down- Unrest Escalates

BREAKING NEWS: Day 17- Hosni Mubarak Refuses to Step Down- Unrest Escalates

NBC Reports: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down today. This announcement comes on the 17th day of protests calling for Mubarak’s resignation. continue reading »

Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Sued Over Tsunami Handling Incompetence

Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Sued Over Tsunami Handling Incompetence

A Chilean court made formal a lawsuit filed by a Chilean lawyer on Monday, against former President Bachelet for “Denial of Assistance” and “Abandonment of Destiny.” continue reading »

DNA Test Points to Anthony Garcia as Semen-Tainting Yogurt Culprit

DNA Test Points to Anthony Garcia as Semen-Tainting Yogurt Culprit

31-year old Anthony Garcia has been fingered as the culprit who put his semen in a free frozen yogurt sample at the local Sunflower Market in Albuquerque. continue reading »

112 Gang Members, Predominantly Latino, Charged Across Multiple States with Serious Crimes

112 Gang Members, Predominantly Latino, Charged Across Multiple States with Serious Crimes

Forty-one members of various street gangs have been charged in indictments or criminal complaints unsealed today in five judicial districts, the Department of Justice announced today. Most of the gangs have Latino members involved. The indictment also alleges that MS-13 gang members were send money to gang leaders in El Salvador. continue reading »

Hispanic Guardian Angel comes to the Rescue on CTA Red Line

Hispanic Guardian Angel comes to the Rescue on CTA Red Line

At 1:40 am Tuesday Three Guardian Angels were riding a northbound Red Line when they noticed some suspicious behavior. continue reading »

Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequences of Immigration Worksite Enforcement

Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequences of Immigration Worksite Enforcement

Today, the Immigration Policy Center releases Deeper into the Shadows: The Unintended Consequences of Immigration Worksite Enforcement by Jeffrey Kaye. This paper examines what happens to workers and their employers after an I-9 audit, and argues for worksite enforcement that is more targeted. continue reading »

Immigration Bill Similar to Arizona’s Fails in Colorado

Immigration Bill Similar to Arizona’s Fails in Colorado

In a strange turn of events, a bill in Colorado that is quite similar to Arizona’s immigration bill was killed by the very Representative who was sponsoring it. continue reading »

Lady Gaga ‘Vogue Beauty Queen’ Thanks to Peruvian Photographer Mario Testino

Lady Gaga ‘Vogue Beauty Queen’ Thanks to Peruvian Photographer Mario Testino

Fresh on the heals of finishing the engagement photos for Prince William and his finance Kate Middleton Peruvian photographer Mario Testino has glammed up Lady Gaga for her Vogue cover shoot. continue reading »

Colorado Ski Industry Worried About Effects of Arizona-Style Immigrant Law

Colorado Ski Industry Worried About Effects of Arizona-Style Immigrant Law

As Colorado’s legislature considers passing laws similar to Arizona’s SB 1070, the state’s ski industry worries that such measures would result in a loss of business, particularly from potential Mexican and Brazilian guests. continue reading »

Sarasota Votes Against Immigration Bill

Sarasota Votes Against Immigration Bill

On Monday night, City Commission voted 3-2 in favor of “The Florida Compact,” a declaration that stated an opposition to any Arizona-esque immigration law. continue reading »

Candidates to use Mayor’s Office to Promote Diversity, Immigration Reform, Bilingual Education

Six candidates for Chicago’s next mayor—Gery Chico, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Carol Moseley Braun, Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, and William Walls, III—have shared their plans to tackle tough issues affecting Chicago Latinos continue reading »

THE Georgia Latino Alliance For Human Rights Condems HB 87 That Criminalizes Immigrants

Racial Profiling Law in Georgia would damage economy and decrease safety. The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), a grassroots organization that advocates for the human rights of Immigrants, opposes the implementation of “Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011” HB 87. continue reading »