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Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Reunite for Anthony’s 43rd Birthday

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Reunite for Anthony’s 43rd Birthday

Marc Anthony celebrated his 43rd birthday by crying with his fans and sharing some birthday cake with ex-wife Jennifer Lopez – as they say only in Hollywood. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »

Mandating E-Verify Finds Some Unlikely Critics: Conservatives and Tea Party Activists

Mandating E-Verify Finds Some Unlikely Critics: Conservatives and Tea Party Activists

While the Republican majority in Congress moves forward to make E-Verify mandatory in this country opposition is coming from some unlikely sources: conservatives and Tea Party members. continue reading »

International Student Visa Process Streamlined with New Initiatives Announced

International Student Visa Process Streamlined with New Initiatives Announced

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton announced a new initiative to streamline the international student visa process for foreign students seeking to study in the United States. The Study in the States initiative is a key component of a government-wide effort to encourage the best and brightest foreign students to study and remain in the U.S. continue reading »

Development in Latin America Threatened by Violent Crime Says UN

Development in Latin America Threatened by Violent Crime Says UN

High levels of crime and insecurity continue to pose a challenge to social and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean, despite steady improvements in governance over the past two decades, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has warned. continue reading »

What is the Most Popular Hispanic Name in America?

What is the Most Popular Hispanic Name in America?

Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year between September 15 and October 15. Although it is set aside for the nation to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans, the nationwide festivities are really about celebrating who we are as a country. continue reading »

Green Card Through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program 2013 Resources

Green Card Through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program 2013 Resources

The Department of State has released instructions for the 2013 Diversity Visa Lottery (DV-2013). The 2013 lottery will enable 50,000 individuals and certain family members to immigrate to the United States from a pre-selected list of countries whose rates of immigration to the U.S. tend to be low. continue reading »

Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors Begins Second Season on October 1st

Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors Begins Second Season on October 1st

Over-the-top is an understatement when it comes to Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors, the high-spirited Mexican wrestling spectacular that marries exciting aerial maneuvers and extraordinary acrobatics with flamboyant characters and outlandish story lines. continue reading »

Executions at Independence Day Celebration- HS News Narco Blog

Executions at Independence Day Celebration- HS News Narco Blog

Just a few minutes before the ceremony of the Grito de Independencia in the city of Saltillo, Coahuila was set to begin, gunfire broke out. The State Emergency 066 System was activated once the call was received. continue reading »

Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias are at it Again-Listen to “I Like How It Feels” (VIDEO)

Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias are at it Again-Listen to “I Like How It Feels” (VIDEO)

Working with Pitbull, born Armando Christian Pérez — who Iglesias said is easy to work with and extremely talented — came naturally. “It felt real,” he said. “It didn’t feel forced at all.” continue reading »

Painkillers and Pens Used to Placate Peru’s Indians as Gas Giants Move In

Painkillers and Pens Used to Placate Peru’s Indians as Gas Giants Move In

Isolated Indians in southeast Peru are being ‘bribed’ with painkillers and pens, as industry giants seek to open up their land to explore for gas. Survival has learned that even members of INDEPA – the government agency set up to protect Peru’s tribes – have put pressure on communities so research can be carried out in the reserve where they live. continue reading »

Tea Party Dirty Tricks: Tea Party Member Joe Fletcher Circulated Petitions for Open Borders

Tea Party Dirty Tricks: Tea Party Member Joe Fletcher Circulated Petitions for Open Borders

Unbelievable. TEA PARTY candidates who are not for “open borders” have helped Olivia Cortes circulate petitions in Mesa for an “open border” candidate. Does the Tea Party really think we are not paying attention? This is the information age and the petition signatures are public record. continue reading »

Juanes Recognized for His Humanitarian Work for Landmine Victims

Juanes Recognized for His Humanitarian Work for Landmine Victims

The Hershey Company presented the Vision Award to international musician and philanthropist, Juanes, at the 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards (HHAs) on September 15, 2011 at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. 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 »

“They Tuk Our Jerbs!” and Other Videos That Remind us of Lamar Smith and E-Verify (VIDEO)

“They Tuk Our Jerbs!” and Other Videos That Remind us of Lamar Smith and E-Verify (VIDEO)

The House Judiciary Committee began marking up Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)'s E-Verify bill this week, leading us to run a whole series of blog posts explaining how harmful, unproductive, and ineffective the bill is. continue reading »