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Osama Bin Laden Fan Hacks and Defaces Ronaldinho’s Website

Osama Bin Laden Fan Hacks and Defaces Ronaldinho’s Website

An apparent Osama Bin Laden fan hacked and defaced Ronaldinho’s personal website, in one of the most ridiculous hack-attacks we’ve seen. The cyber-bandido started by comparing the futboler to Jar Jar Binks. continue reading »

First Conviction Under ‘Hate Crime Prevention Act’ is For Hate Crime Against Latinos

First Conviction Under ‘Hate Crime Prevention Act’ is For Hate Crime Against Latinos

The Department of Justice has convicted the first person under the new federal ‘Hate Crimes Prevention Act’ for attacks made on a group of Latinos in Arkansas. The federal law is named after Matthew Sheppard and James Byrd, Jr. and has been on the books since 2009. continue reading »

Diego Maradona to Coach Dubai Soccer Team

Diego Maradona to Coach Dubai Soccer Team

The former Argentina National Coach will lead the Dubai Al Wasl for the next 2 years. continue reading »

E-2 Visas Allow Immigrants to Come to U.S. Legally to Start Businesses

E-2 Visas Allow Immigrants to Come to U.S. Legally to Start Businesses

With $50,000 and business plan, noncitizens can come to the U.S. legally under what is known as an E-2 treaty investor visa. That business owner, along with their family, can live in the country legally as long as the business does well enough. continue reading »

The Horror Filled Journey of an 8-yr Old Attempting to Reunite with U.S.-based Parents

The Horror Filled Journey of an 8-yr Old Attempting to Reunite with U.S.-based Parents

8-year old Salvadoran Veronica Giron has been reunited with her U.S. based grandmother after surviving a harrowing journey to be reunited with family and falling continue reading »

HSBC Accused of Laundering Money for Mexico Drug Cartels

HSBC Accused of Laundering Money for Mexico Drug Cartels

The U.S. Justice Departments is reportedly working on a case against HSBC bankers they say have laundered money from Mexican drug gangs. Still at the beginning of the investigation continue reading »

44 Lawmakers Ask Obama Administration Not to Reinstate Cross-Border Trucking Program

44 Lawmakers Ask Obama Administration Not to Reinstate Cross-Border Trucking Program

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has sent a letter to the Obama administration urging it to not reinstate a cross-border program that would once again allow Mexican trucks to deliver goods inside the United States. continue reading »

Brazil Painter Makes More Money than Angel Gisele Bundchen and Soccer Legends

Brazil Painter Makes More Money than Angel Gisele Bundchen and Soccer Legends

Meet Romero Britto, the Brazilian painter who brings in more moolah than the best Brazilian soccer players! continue reading »

Cristiano Ronaldo Ties the Spanish League Goal Record

Cristiano Ronaldo Ties the Spanish League Goal Record

After scoring twice against Villarreal on Sunday, Ronaldo brought his goal tally to 38 scores! And that ties the Spanish league goal record. continue reading »

California: Latino, Asian Populations Grow, White Pop. Drops

California: Latino, Asian Populations Grow, White Pop. Drops

Over the last decade, the ethnic makeup of California has begun to change. As the number of Latinos and Asians rise, the number of non-Hispanic whites has dropped. continue reading »

Texas Wants Legal Immigrants to Provide Addl Proof of Poverty If Applying for Benefits

Texas Wants Legal Immigrants to Provide Addl Proof of Poverty If Applying for Benefits

The Texas house yesterday passed in a 100-to-37 vote a bill that would require legal immigrants, who apply for state benefits, to provide additional proof of their ‘poorness’. continue reading »

Carlos Santana Tells Georgia and Arizona ‘Stop Shucking and Jiving’ about Immigration

Carlos Santana Tells Georgia and Arizona ‘Stop Shucking and Jiving’ about Immigration

Guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana had a few things to say at the Atlanta Braves "Civil Rights" Game in Georgia, held only two days after the state passed a bill, allowing law enforcement to demand continue reading »

DOJ Settles with Arizona on Allegations of Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination

DOJ Settles with Arizona on Allegations of Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination

The Justice Department today reached a settlement agreement with the Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona, resolving allegations that the district engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against non-citizens in the hiring and employment-eligibility verification process continue reading »

The Machista Threat to Latino Males

When I tell Latinas that I plan on publishing a book on the conditions related to being a Latino male in today’s American society, I’m invariably asked, “why don’t you just do it on Latinos in general?” And when I try to explain continue reading »

Gingrich Clarifies (Confuses) His Position on America’s Undocumented

Gingrich Clarifies (Confuses) His Position on America’s Undocumented

Newt Gingrich told a Univision interviewer that he believes a "citizen board" could be a better way to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. continue reading »