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Maryland Republicans Deliver Petitions to Halt the Implementation of the State’s DREAM Act

Maryland Republicans Deliver Petitions to Halt the Implementation of the State’s DREAM Act

With more than 12 boxes of petitions, Republican delegates in Maryland are pushing to have the state’s DREAM Act brought to a public vote in 2012. continue reading »

One of Los Zetas’ Top Members Arrested in Connection With ICE Agent’s Murder

One of Los Zetas’ Top Members Arrested in Connection With ICE Agent’s Murder

In February, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Jaime Zapata,32, was killed when he and another agent were ambushed in San Luis Potosi. continue reading »

Miss Brazil Got Robbed in Front of her Own Home, Beauty Pageant Prize Stolen!

Miss Brazil Got Robbed in Front of her Own Home, Beauty Pageant Prize Stolen!

Debora Lyra, Miss Brazil, was held at gunpoint in front of her own home in Sao Paulo authorities are reporting. continue reading »

Justice Dept Mandates Spanish & Chinese Language Voting Material Be Made Available in CA

Justice Dept Mandates Spanish & Chinese Language Voting Material Be Made Available in CA

The Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California announced today an agreement with Alameda County, Calif., to ensure compliance with provisions of the Voting Rights Act that require the county to provide election materials and information in Spanish and Chinese. continue reading »

Mexico’s Soccer Team: One of FIFA’s Top 10 Teams and A Major US Brand

Mexico’s Soccer Team: One of FIFA’s Top 10 Teams and A Major US Brand

Thanks in great part to Mexico’s national soccer team winning the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship, it is now back on the list of the world’s 10 best teams, according to FIFA (international soccer federation). continue reading »

Botched Suitcase Houdini Act for Mexican Prisoner!

Botched Suitcase Houdini Act for Mexican Prisoner!

Juan Ramírez was caught as he tried to escape jail inside his conjugal visitor’s suitcase. continue reading »

UPDATE:  7 American Tourists Remain Missing from Capsized Boat in Mexico

UPDATE:  7 American Tourists Remain Missing from Capsized Boat in Mexico

UPDATE: As of this morning seven American tourists remain missing from the capsized fishing charter boat in Baja California, Mexico. One American tourist has been confirmed dead when Erik, the fishing charter boat out of the San Felipe port, capsized due to an unexpected and violent electrical storm at sea. Thus far 19 of the tourists and all 16 crew members had been rescued either by the Mexican Navy or local fisherman. continue reading »

Criminal Alien Alters Fingerprints to Try to Remain in U.S.

Criminal Alien Alters Fingerprints to Try to Remain in U.S.

Today, Freddie Davila was arraigned in Federal Court in Boston, on charges for re-entry after deportation and is currently awaiting sentencing. Davila was arrested on June 9, continue reading »

Narco Blog: Routine Army Patrol Ends Up in Chaos in Chilpancingo

Narco Blog: Routine Army Patrol Ends Up in Chaos in Chilpancingo

A fire fight broke out between a group of gunmen and the Mexican Army, Sunday morning on the Boulevard to Petaquillas in Chilpancingo, Guerrero. The danger caused panic among people in the area. continue reading »

DHS Program Needs Fundamental Reform to Reverse the Damage Done to Community Policing

DHS Program Needs Fundamental Reform to Reverse the Damage Done to Community Policing

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is preparing to announce the constitution of a new Secure Communities Advisory Committee, a group assembled to analyze growing concerns about the program’s scope and implementation and to recommend improvements. Earlier this week, ICE also re-iterated that all states and localities will be forced to participate in the program, disregarding continue reading »

MLB Teams Pays Multi-Million Dollar Signing Bonuses to Several 16-Year Old Dominican Players

MLB Teams Pays Multi-Million Dollar Signing Bonuses to Several 16-Year Old Dominican Players

Major League baseball teams have recently given several Dominican Republic teenagers multi-million dollar signing bonuses and multi-million dollar playing contracts during the first days of the international signing period. continue reading »

Discovery Familia Brings Kids the Best of Summertime Fun With Special Episodes of Hi-5

Discovery Familia Brings Kids the Best of Summertime Fun With Special Episodes of Hi-5

Discovery Familia heats up the summer with special episodes of Hi-5, the network's classic series that will transport children to a summer filled of adventures. Providing a positive and healthy learning environment, continue reading »

Conservative Commentator George Will: ‘Deporting All Illegal Immigrants is Never Going to Happen’

Conservative Commentator George Will: ‘Deporting All Illegal Immigrants is Never Going to Happen’

Renowned conservative commentator and thought leader George Will was doing the Sunday talk show circuit when the subject of immigration and illegal immigrants came up. continue reading »

WATCH:  Jessica Alba in New ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer (VIDEO)

WATCH:  Jessica Alba in New ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer (VIDEO)

In anticipation of the August 19th movie release date for Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World the movie trailer has been released by Dimension Films. Watch leading Latina actress Jessica Alba reprise her role as a leading spy mommy. continue reading »

HUD Announces EHLP Program to Assist Distressed Borrowers

HUD Announces EHLP Program to Assist Distressed Borrowers

Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in conjunction with NeighborWorks® America, launched the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP) to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in 27 states across the country and Puerto Rico. continue reading »