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Only 30% of Americans think the U.S.-Mexico Border is Secure

Only 30% of Americans think the U.S.-Mexico Border is Secure

President Obama on Tuesday encouraged Congress to move forward on immigration reform, saying his administration has “strengthened border security beyond what many believed was possible.” But most voters don’t share the president’s view. continue reading »

2011 Hispanic Hero Honoree Announcement-  Brigadier General Alberto J. Jimenez

2011 Hispanic Hero Honoree Announcement-  Brigadier General Alberto J. Jimenez

Brigadier General Alberto J. Jimenez is the former Maryland Army National Guard Commander, and current State Civilian Chief of Staff of the Maryland Military Department. His military career spans more than 41 years of continue reading »

Glenn Beck Responds To Criticism For Vomiting At Meghan McCain’s Skin Cancer PSA

Glenn Beck Responds To Criticism For Vomiting At Meghan McCain’s Skin Cancer PSA

Beck admits it was a juvenile bit but did not apologize. Meghan McCain fired back at Glenn Beck, who mocked her for doing a PSA on skin cancer. continue reading »

James Tate Banned from Prom for Posting Giant Invite to Sonali Rodrigues in CN (VIDEO)

James Tate Banned from Prom for Posting Giant Invite to Sonali Rodrigues in CN (VIDEO)

James Tate is being banned from Shelton High School's prom after Headmaster Dr. Beth Smith found his creative date proposal to be a violation of school rules. So far, the public has only heard from Tate's fellow students an continue reading »

2012 Primary Schedule- Latino’s Need to Be Ready- Spread the Word

2012 Primary Schedule- Latino’s Need to Be Ready- Spread the Word

2012 Primary Schedule- Note: Some of these dates are tentative as some states are still messing with their primary dates to jockey for a superior position. continue reading »

Four Arizona State Lawmakers Call for Sheriff Joe Arpaio Resignation

Four Arizona State Lawmakers Call for Sheriff Joe Arpaio Resignation

The Phoenix Democrats, representing the Latino Caucus, said revelations from Arpaio's former chief financial officer that she warned the sheriff for years against diverting jail funds raises the stakes and the urgency for federal, state and local prosecutors to take action against him. continue reading »

Anti-Immigrant Laws Fuel Private Prison System (VIDEO)

Anti-Immigrant Laws Fuel Private Prison System (VIDEO)

Immigrants are for sale in this country. Sold to private prison corporations who are locking them up for obscene profits! continue reading »

Green Card Lottery Ruled Invalid After Thousand Notified of Selection

Green Card Lottery Ruled Invalid After Thousand Notified of Selection

The US state department has ruled the green card lottery that ran on May 1st was invalid- after 22,000 people had been notified of their win. A computer glitch is being blamed for the error. continue reading »

Mexican President Felipe Calderon Concludes Successful U.S. Visit

Mexican President Felipe Calderon Concludes Successful U.S. Visit

President of Mexico Felipe Calderon completed a successful trip to the United States this week that focused on environmental sustainability in Mexico and the importance of bilateral relations with the United States. continue reading »

Chile President Sebastian Piñera orders Police with Clubs To Respond to Dam Protesters

Chile President Sebastian Piñera orders Police with Clubs To Respond to Dam Protesters

President Sebastian Piñera ordered Police with Clubs to respond to thousands of demonstrators of the Patagonia dam project this week. continue reading »

New Mass translation is ecumenically harmful, Anglican says

New Mass translation is ecumenically harmful, Anglican says

Because the Roman Catholic Church was a driving force behind the development of a common English translation of basic prayers used by many Christian churches for 40 years, more recent Vatican continue reading »

New Two-Hour Special to Air Nationally on PBS Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 10PM (TRAILER)

New Two-Hour Special to Air Nationally on PBS Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 10PM (TRAILER)

THE STORM THAT SWEPT MEXICO is a vibrant new two-hour PBS special that tells the epic story of the Mexican Revolution of 1910, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century continue reading »

On Dream Act: Rubio Out of Step with Florida Hispanics

On Dream Act: Rubio Out of Step with Florida Hispanics

Only a week after Florida Hispanics rose-up to defeat an Arizona-like immigration bill in the Florida legislature, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has decided to cast aside the large Florida Hispanic community in favor of the national continue reading »

LET LOOSE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

LET LOOSE this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

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

GLAHR Condemns Governor Nathan Deal’s Signature of HB-87

GLAHR Condemns Governor Nathan Deal’s Signature of HB-87

The Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, the state’s leading grass roots immigrant rights organization, condemns Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to sign HB 87 into law. continue reading »