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Only in Texas: Old Mexican Joint Turned Into ‘Fat Ho’ Burger Joint

Only in Texas: Old Mexican Joint Turned Into ‘Fat Ho’ Burger Joint

Now available in Waco, for all of y’all crazy Texans: the epic Supa Fly Ho Wit Cheese, and much, much more. continue reading »

U.S. Beef Gains Greater Access to Country of Chile Thanks to Recent Presidential Visit

U.S. Beef Gains Greater Access to Country of Chile Thanks to Recent Presidential Visit

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced today that U.S. producers are now eligible to ship a larger array of U.S. beef and beef products to Chile. continue reading »

Race or Ethnic Discrimination Has no Place in Advertising Says FCC

Race or Ethnic Discrimination Has no Place in Advertising Says FCC

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that regulates television and radio stations has issued an ‘enforcement advisory’ banning advertising contracts that contain ‘no urban/no Spanish’ clauses. continue reading »

U.S. Citizen Girl, 4, Remains Seperated From Her Parents in NY Due to Immigration Issues

U.S. Citizen Girl, 4, Remains Seperated From Her Parents in NY Due to Immigration Issues

A four-year-old U.S.-born child is at the center of yet another immigration battle, and remains stuck in Central America as her parents fight to bring her back to New York. continue reading »

Angry Birds Rio the Game That Turned iPods , iPhones and iPads into Gaming Consoles

Angry Birds Rio the Game That Turned iPods , iPhones and iPads into Gaming Consoles

Not too long ago, iPods were just glorified walkmans, and the smallest gaming console was a plastic brick with a monochrome 2x2 screen, known as GameBoy. continue reading »

Hispanic Med School Graduates Plan to Give Back to the Hispanic Community

The Hispanics in UCLA medical school’s graduating class are looking forward to helping those is the Hispanic community, as they are best equipped to understand the culture and assist with the language barrier that keep many from seeking medical attention. continue reading »

Boardwalk Empire’s Paz de al Huerta Arrested for Assault, Lindsay Lohan Serves as Witness

Boardwalk Empire’s Paz de al Huerta Arrested for Assault, Lindsay Lohan Serves as Witness

Last night New York Police arrested boozy floozy Paz de la Huerta for assault on former reality show star (we’re being kind) Samantha Swetra of The City, continue reading »

Architect Award Recipient Looks to Curb Homelessness with “Haven for Hope” Project

Architect Award Recipient Looks to Curb Homelessness with “Haven for Hope” Project

Like the years before, the American Institute of Architects housing awards were given to those who showed a functional grasp of urban sustainability traits, but this year, there was a real stand-out. One award recipient’s housing design looks to give hope to the homeless. continue reading »

Hispanic and Black Workers Have Less Access to Paid Sick Days

Hispanic and Black Workers Have Less Access to Paid Sick Days

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has found that black and Hispanic workers do not get the same amount of paid sick days as their white counterparts, though both employees and employers have considered the days non-negotiable. continue reading »

Illegal Immigrants Wearing U.S. Marine Uniforms Arrested at Border Checkpoint

Illegal Immigrants Wearing U.S. Marine Uniforms Arrested at Border Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol spokesman, Michael Jimenez, has announced the arrest of 13 illegal immigrants wearing U.S. Marine uniforms at a border checkpoint in California. continue reading »

Hollywood Icon Elizabeth Taylor Dies. Adios Amiga! Thanks for Putting Puerto Vallarta on the Map

Hollywood Icon Elizabeth Taylor Dies. Adios Amiga! Thanks for Putting Puerto Vallarta on the Map

The violet eyed twice Best Actress Oscar winner passed away surrounded by her children at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in the city of Los Angeles. continue reading »

Hispanic Students Now the Majority in the Texas Public School System

Hispanic Students Now the Majority in the Texas Public School System

Hispanic students attending the Texas public school system from prekindergarten to senior year in high school total 2.48 million making them the majority at 50.2%. continue reading »

Michelle Obama Visits Ciudad Mujer Project to Benefit Women in San Salvador

Michelle Obama Visits Ciudad Mujer Project to Benefit Women in San Salvador

As part of United States President Barak Obama’s official visit to Latin America, First Lady Michelle Obama together with Salvadoran First Lady and Minister of Social Inclusion Vanda Pignato, visited the first of what is to be 12 centers of the Ciudad Mujer project. continue reading »

U.S. Citizenship Test Questions—Do You Know the Answers?

U.S. Citizenship Test Questions—Do You Know the Answers?

The U.S. Citizenship Test is making news today as many Americans are discovering how little they know about their country. The test, administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is a requirement for those continue reading »

Unauthorized Population in U.S. Remains Unchanged at 11 Million, 60% Here More than a Decade

Unauthorized Population in U.S. Remains Unchanged at 11 Million, 60% Here More than a Decade

Recent estimates from the Pew Hispanic Center and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicate that the number of unauthorized immigrants in the United States has remained unchanged at roughly 11 million since 2009. continue reading »