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Education Not Deportation: A Guide for Undocumented Youth in Removal Proceedings

Education Not Deportation: A Guide for Undocumented Youth in Removal Proceedings

DREAMActivist.org has created a really useful guide titled, "Education Not Deportation: A guide for undocumented youth in removal proceedings." This guide is meant to serve both youth facing deportation and their attorneys. continue reading »

Latinos in Social Media [LATISM] Releases Report of Its 2011 Latino Blogosphere Survey

Latinos in Social Media [LATISM] Releases Report of Its 2011 Latino Blogosphere Survey

Latinos in Social Media [LATISM], the largest organization of Latinos in the social media arena, today has released the results of its 2011 Latino Blogosphere Survey, part of a series aiming to explore the state of online and continue reading »

Chile’s Volcanic Eruption Threatens Fishing and Cattle

Chile’s Volcanic Eruption Threatens Fishing and Cattle

Last weeks volcano eruptions in South Chile have left rivers looking like a “thick, vaporous torrent of chocolate.” The fresh water fishing industry has been affected and farmers are concerned for their cattle. continue reading »

Reducing Child Labor in Latin America and Caribbean

Reducing Child Labor in Latin America and Caribbean

Imagine your child working long hours under hazardous conditions, using dangerous chemicals or carrying heavy loads over long distances. Unfortunately, this is a reality for far too many families in Latin America and the Caribbean. continue reading »

Updated Interactive Maps, Data and Profiles on the Latino Population in U.S. Counties, States

Updated Interactive Maps, Data and Profiles on the Latino Population in U.S. Counties, States

The Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, has updated its interactive maps and database on the Latino population in the nation's more than 3,100 counties continue reading »

Fox’s Carlson Falsely Claims 35% Of CA Students Paying In-State Tuition “Were Illegals” (VIDEO)

Fox’s Carlson Falsely Claims 35% Of CA Students Paying In-State Tuition “Were Illegals” (VIDEO)

On The O'Reilly Factor, Gretchen Carlson falsely claimed that "about 35 percent of the in-state tuition people or students" at University of California schools "were illegals." In fact, students receiving the discount account for only 0.34 percent of undergraduates in the University of California system. continue reading »

Spanish Cultural Icon Jorge Semprun Dies at Age 87

Spanish Cultural Icon Jorge Semprun Dies at Age 87

A cultural icon of Spanish has died, Jorge Semprun, at age 87 in his home in Paris. He was a multi-facted, multi-talented man: anti-facist resistance fighter, writer, screenplayer writer and activist. continue reading »

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s Ideas For Securing the Border: Moats and the Great Wall (VIDEO)

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s Ideas For Securing the Border: Moats and the Great Wall (VIDEO)

While speaking to an audience in Iowa, presidential candidate Herman Cain spoke of some interesting methods for preventing illegal immigration. continue reading »

Hispanic Women Show Same Success Rate with IVF as White Women

Hispanic Women Show Same Success Rate with IVF as White Women

A new study reports that Hispanic women are just as likely to get pregnant using in vitro fertilization (IVF) as non-Hispanic whites. continue reading »

POLL:  75% of Americans Support Showing Photo ID at Election Polls

POLL:  75% of Americans Support Showing Photo ID at Election Polls

Support remains high for requiring voters to show photo identification before being allowed to cast their ballots. An increasing number of states across the country are putting that requirement into law. continue reading »

Reports Suggest Money Spent by U.S. on Latin American Drug War Not Justified

Reports Suggest Money Spent by U.S. on Latin American Drug War Not Justified

Recently released reports from government agencies say that President Obama’s administration has shown no evidence that the money spent on Latin America’s war on drugs has slowed the flow of drugs to the U.S. continue reading »

i’m Debbie, i love cats and i just want a soulmate!  Hysterical  eHarmony Video

i’m Debbie, i love cats and i just want a soulmate!  Hysterical eHarmony Video

OK, it may not be Latino related in any way...BUT it has us rolling on the floor here! continue reading »

Pitbull and  Marc Anthony - Rain Over Me - Coming June 21 (Hear it Now)

Pitbull and Marc Anthony - Rain Over Me - Coming June 21 (Hear it Now)

Pitbull and Marc Anthony have teamed up for a new single, Rain Over Me, from Mr. Worldwide's new alum, Planet Pit, coming out on June 21. continue reading »

Three-Month-Old Killed When Teen Shooter Opens Fire on Family

Three-Month-Old Killed When Teen Shooter Opens Fire on Family

A three-month-old child is dead after a teenaged gunman opened fire on a family’s car after mistaking them for gang members that had beaten him earlier. continue reading »

Enjoy Sneak Peak at New TV Project for Rita Moreno – Happily Divorced

Enjoy Sneak Peak at New TV Project for Rita Moreno – Happily Divorced

TV Land is premiering Happily Divorced, a scripted comedic re-envisioning of Fran Drescher’s real life, in which she learned that her husband was gay after 18 years of marriage. continue reading »