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U.S. Government Files Suit in Court to Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law

U.S. Government Files Suit in Court to Stop Alabama’s Immigration Law

The Department of Justice challenged the state of Alabama’s recently passed immigration law, H.B. 56, in federal court. In a complaint and brief filed in the Northern District of Alabama, the department said that various provisions of H.B. 56 conflict with federal immigration law and undermine the federal government’s careful balance of immigration enforcement priorities and objectives. continue reading »

Justice Dept Settles Hispanic Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Schools

Justice Dept Settles Hispanic Discrimination Lawsuit Against Arizona Schools

The Department of Justice announced yesterday that it has entered into a consent decree with the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) that, if approved by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, continue reading »

Illegal Immigrant Stopped by Border Patrol Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oregon

Illegal Immigrant Stopped by Border Patrol Wanted for Attempted Murder in Oregon

A 31-year-old illegal immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, arrested Tuesday by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents, turned out to also be wanted in Oregon for attempted murder. continue reading »

Sinaloa Cartel Head and 2 FBI Agents Missing from Hospital- HS News Narco Blog

Sinaloa Cartel Head and 2 FBI Agents Missing from Hospital- HS News Narco Blog

Authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Hector Guajardo Hernandez, aka El Huicho, who was interned in a hospital in Mexico City has gone missing along with two elements of the Mexican Federal Bureau of Investigation who were guarding him. continue reading »

JUST IN:  JLo Signs up For 2nd Season of Idol and Gets a Big Raise

JUST IN:  JLo Signs up For 2nd Season of Idol and Gets a Big Raise

The Wrap is reporting that Jennifer Lopez has inked a deal to return to ‘American Idol’ as a judge. It is also being reported that the Puerto-Rican beauty is getting a whopper raise from the Fox Network. continue reading »

Can ICE Enter Homes in the Middle of the Night and Arrest Undocumented Immigrants Without Warrants?

Can ICE Enter Homes in the Middle of the Night and Arrest Undocumented Immigrants Without Warrants?

More than a dozen immigrants await their fate as courts decide whether or not Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) violated their rights. In a number of 2007 raids, continue reading »

Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

Hugo Chávez Makes 1st Public Appearance With Shaved Head & Now Has an Exercise Video(VIDEO)

We also bring you video of the Venezuelan leader directing his cabinet’s fitness routine a la Richard Simmons. continue reading »

Poverty Rising in Mexico, Govt Blames Global Financial Crisis

Poverty Rising in Mexico, Govt Blames Global Financial Crisis

Friday, Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s administration received word that despite an improving economy, just under half of the country’s population lives in poverty, and that number is rising. continue reading »

DON’T MISS Ana de la Reguera in “Cowboys & Aliens” (VIDEO)

DON’T MISS Ana de la Reguera in “Cowboys & Aliens” (VIDEO)

The former love interest of Univisión’s Jorge Ramos is a part of the most successful box office hit this week! continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Virginia Butt Slasher Attacking Women in Malls

LATINO BLOTTER: Virginia Butt Slasher Attacking Women in Malls

Police are on the lookout for a Hispanic male they believe has been attacking young women in shopping centers. The slasher’s most recent victim was an 18-year-old girl who was shoppi continue reading »

Illinois Gov. Quinn Signs State DREAM Act  (VIDEO)

Illinois Gov. Quinn Signs State DREAM Act (VIDEO)

Today, at Benito Juarez High School in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, Governor Pat Quinn signed historic legislation to increase education opportunities to children of immigrants in Illinois continue reading »

Charlie Sheen Rescues Ex From Xtreme Rehab in Mexico

Charlie Sheen Rescues Ex From Xtreme Rehab in Mexico

The master winner and king of altruism went south of the border in his private jet to pick Brooke Mueller up and bring her to safety! continue reading »

U.S. Farmers Opposing GOP E-Verify Mandate

U.S. Farmers Opposing GOP E-Verify Mandate

It seems likely that Republicans will to lose the support of farmers, as their immigration legislation will cost farm owners a number of their workers. continue reading »

Televisa and Azteca’s Telenovelas to be Streamed on Netflix but not in U.S.

Televisa and Azteca’s Telenovelas to be Streamed on Netflix but not in U.S.

Starting in September Netflix will offer its Latin American clients telenovelas from the King’s of telenovela production: Televisa and Azteca. continue reading »

Bullfighting to Stay in Spain: “Artistic Discipline and Cultural Product”

Bullfighting to Stay in Spain: “Artistic Discipline and Cultural Product”

Zapatero's government called the Ministry of Culture to be in charge of the "development and protection" of bullfighting from now on. continue reading »