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Spotlighting the Plight of Immigrant Minors Detained in Texas

Spotlighting the Plight of Immigrant Minors Detained in Texas

Even as strict immigration bills await committee hearings in the Texas Legislature, a steady stream of unaccompanied immigrant minors continues to attempt to cross the border into the United States. continue reading »

Brazil Population at 190.7 Million, Almost 10% Remain Illiterate

Brazil Population at 190.7 Million, Almost 10% Remain Illiterate

The Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE released the 2010 Census on Friday. The total Brazilian population is 190,755,779 up 1.17% from 2000. continue reading »

Fox Business, The Birther Channel, Still Promoting Falsehoods About Obama’s Birth Certificate

Fox Business, The Birther Channel, Still Promoting Falsehoods About Obama’s Birth Certificate

Even after the release of President Obama's long-form birth certificate, Fox Business guest Alan Keyes still falsely claimed the certificate Obama originally released was inadequate proof of citizenship and that there is a "serious" legal question surrounding whether Obama is a "natural born citizen." continue reading »

Senior Policy Analyst Michele Waslin Discusses Immigration on Univision (VIDEO)

Senior Policy Analyst Michele Waslin Discusses Immigration on Univision (VIDEO)

Watch IPC's Michele Waslin discussing discussses the Immigration Policy Center's Second Annual Review of Department of Homeland Security. continue reading »

California Dream Act Hearing Thursday May 5th

California Dream Act Hearing Thursday May 5th

While the youth-driven movement to pass the Dream Act failed in its objective last year, the political fight raised awareness about the estimated half-million Californians continue reading »

2012 and the Maya Calendar

2012 and the Maya Calendar

Over the past few years, a cultural phenomenon of curiosity has grown around the date of December 21, 2012, just like it did over the year 2000 (Y2K). continue reading »

Wisconsin Women Finds Deadly Brazilian Wandering Spider in Her Banana’s (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Women Finds Deadly Brazilian Wandering Spider in Her Banana’s (VIDEO)

Hayward WI Resident Sheila Terry went shopping this week at Wal-Mart where she bought a bunch of bananas. Terry’s husband grabbed one of the bananas when the huge spider crawled out from the stem. continue reading »

Drug Cartels Set Up Self-Rule in Mexican Prisons, and Continue Business as Usual

Drug Cartels Set Up Self-Rule in Mexican Prisons, and Continue Business as Usual

Prison Observers in Mexico say that drug cartels populations are increasing as the cartels seize more control internally and set up “self–rule.” continue reading »

Explore Cinco de Mayo’s Culinary Legacy

Explore Cinco de Mayo’s Culinary Legacy

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the May 5, 1862 Battle of Puebla where the Mexican Army surprisingly defeated French forces. The city of Puebla, about two hours south of continue reading »

Drop Off Unused Prescription Drugs Today( Saturday) Collection Site List

Drop Off Unused Prescription Drugs Today( Saturday) Collection Site List

If you have old prescription drugs sitting in your medicine cabinet, you can get rid of them safely on Saturday. continue reading »

US Hispanic Chamber of Comm. Open Letter to Florida Gov. Regarding Immigration

US Hispanic Chamber of Comm. Open Letter to Florida Gov. Regarding Immigration

Thank you for your service to the state of Florida as President of the Florida State Senate. On behalf of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), which continue reading »

CHILL OUT this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CHILL OUT this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

CHILL OUT this weekend with a Latin American natural wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Karl Rove Says President Obama’s Lack of Immigration Reform is Losing Him Latino Voters

Karl Rove Says President Obama’s Lack of Immigration Reform is Losing Him Latino Voters

This week on Fox Business Network, former top presidential adviser Carl Rove also said that President Obama’s numbers are tumbling in the Latino community continue reading »

WATCH Principe Felipe, La Reina Sofía and Princess Leticia at the Royal Wedding

WATCH Principe Felipe, La Reina Sofía and Princess Leticia at the Royal Wedding

El Principe Felipe, La Reina Sofia Y La Princesa Letizia, came to Príncipe Guillermo's wedding in representation of the Spanish Royalty. continue reading »

Brazilian Prison Guard Accused of Torture Deported by U.S. Immigration

Brazilian Prison Guard Accused of Torture Deported by U.S. Immigration

A man wanted for torturing prisoners in Brazil in 2005 was deported on Tuesday and turned over to Brazilian authorities Wednesday morning by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). continue reading »