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Case-by-Case Review for Undocumented Aliens in Line for Deportation

Case-by-Case Review for Undocumented Aliens in Line for Deportation

President Obama has announced that his administration will take the 300,000 deportation cases for illegal immigrants and review them on a case-by-case basis. The new policy calls for giving a chance for undocumented immigrants who don’t have criminal records to stay in the U.S. by suspending deportation proceedings against them. continue reading »

Latino Voter Poll:  Hispanics Aspire for Higher Education though Many Unable to Afford It

Latino Voter Poll:  Hispanics Aspire for Higher Education though Many Unable to Afford It

When it comes to their children’s education, Latino voters have clear and high aspirations: a new poll revealed that an overwhelming 96%—almost all—would like to see their kids earn a college degree, whether it is a bachelor’s, master’s or professional degree. continue reading »

U.S. Being Forced to Release New “Embarrassing” Documents Related to Secure Communities Program

U.S. Being Forced to Release New “Embarrassing” Documents Related to Secure Communities Program

In the wake of protests and civil disobedience in Chicago and across the country criticizing the Obama administration’s Secure Communities program, immigrant advocates called on the government to turn over remaining documents about the program sought in a Freedom of Information lawsuit and to halt the controversial program. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Company Charged & Fined for Cover Up of Oil Pollution

Puerto Rican Company Charged & Fined for Cover Up of Oil Pollution

Epps Shipping Company, a Liberian corporation doing business out of Carolina, Puerto Rico, was sentenced in federal court for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and making false statements to U.S. Coast Guard inspectors, announced Assistant Attorney General Ignacia S. Moreno and United States Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez-Velez. continue reading »

Maná Extends Billboard Chart Record with 7th #1 Single (VIDEO)

Maná’s “Amor Clandestino” is the #1 Latin Song in the country this week. “The World’s Most Successful Latin Rock Group” extends their record for the most #1 singles by a band on Billboard’s “Hot Latin Songs” As “Amor Clandestino” becomes Maná’s seventh track to top the chart. continue reading »

Take a Look At Eva Longoria’s Meeting With Mario López for his new Show “H8R”

Take a Look At Eva Longoria’s Meeting With Mario López for his new Show “H8R”

“H8R” is the name of the new television show produced by Mario López in which celebrities get to confront their online hecklers. continue reading »

Hispanic Group Looking to Spread the Word About the Need to Preserve the Colorado River

Hispanic Group Looking to Spread the Word About the Need to Preserve the Colorado River

A number of Hispanic leaders from Western states have come together in a group called Nuestro Rio to ensure the preservation of the Colorado River, as it is being threatened by climate change, chronic drought, and the ever-increasing surrounding population. continue reading »

Barça Wins Spanish SuperCopa Title Against Real Madrid Then Fights Breakout (VIDEO)

Barça Wins Spanish SuperCopa Title Against Real Madrid Then Fights Breakout (VIDEO)

Leo Messi was the figure of a match that saw Ronaldo score his 100th goal, and Madrid’s coach Mourinho be a total manner-less jerk. continue reading »

Hey, Chilean Students: Don’t Falter! Do You Know Who’s Got Your Back? (VIDEO)

Hey, Chilean Students: Don’t Falter! Do You Know Who’s Got Your Back? (VIDEO)

Chilean students protesting for a better education, got a message of strength all the way from the backstage of a sold out concert in Morrison, Colorado. Who do you think told them he's "got their back"? continue reading »

Crazed Mexican Teen Demands to Go Out While Pointing Gun at Mom (VIDEO)

Crazed Mexican Teen Demands to Go Out While Pointing Gun at Mom (VIDEO)

Next time your teenage daughter demands to go out and you think you have the worse kid on earth check out this Mexican teen. When her loafing, toe picking mother insists she can’t go out the hyped up teen pulls out a gun fires a shot in the floor and points it to her head. continue reading »

Chavez Pulling Money From U.S. Institutions, While Also Planning to Take Over Venezuela’s Gold Mines

Chavez Pulling Money From U.S. Institutions, While Also Planning to Take Over Venezuela’s Gold Mines

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is reportedly planning a government takeover of his country’s gold mining industry and has begun taking cash and gold from Swiss and English banks and placing it in banks in Brazil, China and Russia. continue reading »

California Panda Express Sued for Discrimination of Latino Employees by EEOC

California Panda Express Sued for Discrimination of Latino Employees by EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against the restaurant chain Panda Express for actions of its San Jose restaurant. continue reading »

Hispanic Officer Killed in the Line of Duty in 2003, Honored with Street Sign in New Jersey

Hispanic Officer Killed in the Line of Duty in 2003, Honored with Street Sign in New Jersey

In 2003, officer Melvin Lisoljo was killed in the line of duty, becoming the first Hispanic police officer to do so in Newark, NJ. Tuesday, in honor of his service, an intersection was named after him. continue reading »

Finally! Decision Reached on Final Resting Place of Carlos Andrés Pérez

Finally! Decision Reached on Final Resting Place of Carlos Andrés Pérez

Former Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez will be buried in Venezuela after 8 months of intense quarreling between his mistress in Miami and his wife in Venezuela. continue reading »

Another Drug Tunnel Between Mexico & U.S. Found in Arizona

Another Drug Tunnel Between Mexico & U.S. Found in Arizona

U.S. Immigration agents and Border Patrol have located another drug tunnel running between the U.S. and Mexico this week. The tunnel small by comparison to the tunnel found several days ago that was 980-feet long. continue reading »