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Shooting of Mexican-Americans Believed to Have Been Fueled by Anti-Immigrant Feelings

Shooting of Mexican-Americans Believed to Have Been Fueled by Anti-Immigrant Feelings

A father and son were shot in Hudspeth County, just east of El Paso County in Texas, when they allege a rancher shot them, believing they were undocumented immigrants trespassing on his land. continue reading »

Peruvian Ancient Treasures Illegally Imported to U.S. Returned

Peruvian Ancient Treasures Illegally Imported to U.S. Returned

Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) returned a collection of cultural artifacts illegally imported into the United States from Peru. continue reading »

Ronaldo Kicks Ball Into Fan’s Face, Offers Him Sweaty Shirt (VIDEO)

Ronaldo Kicks Ball Into Fan’s Face, Offers Him Sweaty Shirt (VIDEO)

Watch the sweet gesture from the Real Madrid star, who was handed a fresher, brand new shirt just in the nick of time. continue reading »

Perú President García Credits Pope John Paul II For Bin Laden’s Death (VIDEO)

Perú President García Credits Pope John Paul II For Bin Laden’s Death (VIDEO)

Garcia made the comments during the inauguration of a hydroelectric power station in Cusco. continue reading »

Obama at Hispanic Prayer Breakfast:“Keep Preaching, Keep Persuading” for Reform

Obama at Hispanic Prayer Breakfast:“Keep Preaching, Keep Persuading” for Reform

President Barack Obama continues his outreach to the Hispanic community or better said the Hispanic vote by keynoting today’s National Hispanic Prayer breakfast. continue reading »

U.S. Catholic Bishops Urge Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

U.S. Catholic Bishops Urge Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, today urged the President and the Congress to work together to enact comprehensive immigration reform legislation. continue reading »

President Obama on Fixing Our Broken Immigration System: “E Pluribus, Unum”

In a debate where the participants on all sides are too often portrayed as caricatures, the President sought to break through the stalemate by reminding us all that it is a debate about real people. continue reading »

Sen. Schumer: There is a Chance for Immigration Reform

Sen. Schumer: There is a Chance for Immigration Reform

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that there is a chance reform could happen. continue reading »

Several Drug Smuggling Attempts Disrupted by Arizona Border Patrol

Several Drug Smuggling Attempts Disrupted by Arizona Border Patrol

In three separate incidents over the weekend, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted three firearms, 14 rounds of ammunition, 3.3 pounds of heroin, 225 pounds of methamphetamine and a total of 4,265 pounds of marijuana. continue reading »

El Salvador Set to Improve Living Conditions of Women in Country

El Salvador Set to Improve Living Conditions of Women in Country

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to help El Salvador finance the Ciudad Mujer (Women City) Program to be carried out by its Ministry of Social Inclusion continue reading »

Foreclosures, Rentals Prime Real Estate for Drug, Human Sumgglers

Foreclosures, Rentals Prime Real Estate for Drug, Human Sumgglers

Law enforcement officials say that as the number of foreclosure and rental properties rises in Santa Cruz County in Arizona, drug and human smugglers are finding it easier to obtain places to use for their illegal operations. continue reading »

23 Cuban Illegals Land on U.S. Island Territories

23 Cuban Illegals Land on U.S. Island Territories

Between Sunday and this morning, 23 aliens, claiming to be Cuban citizens, landed in both Mona Island and Monito Island after entering illegally into United States territory. continue reading »

REPORT:  Only 150 Latinos Hired by Illinois State Government Since 2000

REPORT:  Only 150 Latinos Hired by Illinois State Government Since 2000

Over the past decade, just 150 Latino employees have been added to the state workforce, according to analysis released in Springfield today by the Latino Policy Forum and the Illinois Association for Hispanic State Employees continue reading »

Central American Migrants Sue Mexican Immigration Agents

Central American Migrants Sue Mexican Immigration Agents

A group of Central American migrants are suing Mexican immigration agents after they allegedly pulled them off a bus and handed the migrants over to criminal gangs. continue reading »

Who is Latino? EVERYBODY is Latino! (VIDEO)

Who is Latino? EVERYBODY is Latino! (VIDEO)

The census reports that there are over 50 million Latinos in the United States! Watch this hilarious video by Kamikaze School's Latino Rock, showing just how many celebrities are Latinos! continue reading »