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Mark Sanchez’s  Behind the Scene Interview During Pepsi Shoot (VIDEO)

Mark Sanchez’s Behind the Scene Interview During Pepsi Shoot (VIDEO)

Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez takes a break during filming of his new Pepsi Max commercial to answer a few questions. Mark dishes on being Latino as well as the new season. continue reading »

‘The Washington Times’ Fun With Photoshop

‘The Washington Times’ Fun With Photoshop

The Washington Times published an illustration of President Obama's face on late singer Amy Winehouse's body to illustrate a column by Jeffrey Kuhner that claimed Obama is "injecting the heroin of class warfare and socialism into our national bloodstream," continue reading »

U.S. Sentencing Commission Data Reveals Dysfunction of U.S. Immigration System

U.S. Sentencing Commission Data Reveals Dysfunction of U.S. Immigration System

Federal courts and prisons are being overwhelmed by the broken U.S. immigration system. That is one of the central points to emerge from data contained in a new report from the U.S. Sentencing Commission. continue reading »

NM Governor Martinez Pushes Immigration Crackdown Despite Family’s Undocumented Past

NM Governor Martinez Pushes Immigration Crackdown Despite Family’s Undocumented Past

Frank Sharry: “It’s a Good Thing She Wasn’t Governor During Her Grandfather’s Day”. Already facing protests against her attempted crackdown on undocumented workers, Governor Susana Martinez (R-NM) faces new scrutiny with the revelation that her grandfather was an undocumented immigrant from Mexico. continue reading »

Las Vegas Honors Mexican Independence Day with Month-Long Celebrations Featuring Top Latin Performer

Las Vegas Honors Mexican Independence Day with Month-Long Celebrations Featuring Top Latin Performer

Pedro Fernandez, Luis Miguel, Alejandro Fernandez and Marco Antonio Solis among the Latin performers celebrating the holiday in Las Vegas. Each year, thousands of visitors make their way to Las Vegas to enjoy its internationally famous entertainment and to take part in the cultural festivities surrounding the month-long celebration. continue reading »

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

RELAX this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement on the Rise in US Since 9/11 (VIDEO)

Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement on the Rise in US Since 9/11 (VIDEO)

Several federal initiatives — such as 287(g) and Secure Communities, which give local and state police authority to enforce federal immigration law — have intensified racial profiling of migrants and people assumed to be migrants. Laws similar to Arizona’s SB1070, which would require Arizona residents to carry ID documents to prove their immigration status — and which lead to increased discrimination — are being passed in states around the country. continue reading »

Mexico Fighting Urban Poverty with $280 Million in International Financing

Mexico Fighting Urban Poverty with $280 Million in International Financing

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $280 million loan to help fight urban poverty in Mexico through a comprehensive approach that combines efforts targeting both physical needs —increased access to urban services and infrastructure— as well as social needs of people living in marginal areas. continue reading »

NM Gov. Martinez Pushes to Pass Anti-immigrant Law, Reveals Grandparents Were Undocumented

NM Gov. Martinez Pushes to Pass Anti-immigrant Law, Reveals Grandparents Were Undocumented

Just as New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is pushing to pass legislation making it illegal for undocumented immigrants to attain a New Mexico driver's license, continue reading »

Ferrari Seized From Colombian Drug Lord To Become Police Car

Ferrari Seized From Colombian Drug Lord To Become Police Car

After some maintenance and a new paintjob, police will patrol the streets onboard a Ferrari that once belonged to drug lord Hernándo Gómez a.k.a. “Rasguño” (English translation is 'scratch'). continue reading »

Disgruntled Tennis Super Stars, including Nadel, Ready to Protest U.S. Open for Shoddy Management

Disgruntled Tennis Super Stars, including Nadel, Ready to Protest U.S. Open for Shoddy Management

Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray have expressed their discontent with the ATP and the management of the current US Open. continue reading »

Colombian President Santos Receives The Shortest Man Alive (VIDEO)

Colombian President Santos Receives The Shortest Man Alive (VIDEO)

Edward Niño, the World Shortest man was invited to the presidential palace after he said he voted twice for Santos, and would like to meet him. continue reading »

Translate Button Could Soon be Added to Facebook

As Facebook continues its worldwide growth, people are able to communicate with others in numerous countries, but sometimes language difference create barrie continue reading »

Immigrant Family Members of Those Killed in 9/11 Still Waiting For Green Cards

Immigrant Family Members of Those Killed in 9/11 Still Waiting For Green Cards

As the 10-year anniversary of he 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center approaches, immigrants who lost close relatives and did not have green cards at the time are still waiting to receive them. continue reading »

Family Photo Album of the Bardem-Cruz’s in Bosnia

Family Photo Album of the Bardem-Cruz’s in Bosnia

Javier Bardem and baby Leo traveled to Bosnia to hang out with Penélope Cruz on the set of “Venuto al Mondo.” continue reading »