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On National Medal of Honor Day Country Urged to Remember 700 Recipients Were Immigrants

On National Medal of Honor Day Country Urged to Remember 700 Recipients Were Immigrants

March 25 was National Medal of Honor Day, a date set aside each year to pay tribute to the recipients of our nation’s highest award for valor. Since the first Medals of Honor were presented during the Civil War, continue reading »

Most Americans Support U.S. Helping Only Certain Countries Militarily – Mexico & Panama on List

Most Americans Support U.S. Helping Only Certain Countries Militarily – Mexico & Panama on List

The United States has defense treaties with a number of nations around the globe, and Rasmussen Reports is asking Americans periodically how they feel about going to bat for these countries if they're attacked. continue reading »

Star Power at Balenciaga and Spain Exhibit Opening:  Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and Others

Star Power at Balenciaga and Spain Exhibit Opening:  Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and Others

The M.H. de Young Museum in San Francisco was celebrating the opening of the Balenciaga and Spain exhibit with a lot of star power over the weekend with the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Orlando Bloom and others. continue reading »

Did Miss Dominican Republic Pay to Win her Crown?

Did Miss Dominican Republic Pay to Win her Crown?

Some say its rough to be beautiful and the envy of others, but try being the New Miss Dominican Republic, Dalia Fernandez – who believes envy is destroying her win. continue reading »

Dept of Justice and Education Reach Settlement with AZ to Ensure English Learners Get Services

Dept of Justice and Education Reach Settlement with AZ to Ensure English Learners Get Services

The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights today entered into a settlement agreement with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to ensure that Arizona’s English Language Learner (ELL) students receive the educational services that they need. continue reading »

Baby Jessica is Now Jessica Morales, Age 25 and Ready to Inherit Donation Trust Fund

Baby Jessica is Now Jessica Morales, Age 25 and Ready to Inherit Donation Trust Fund

For anyone that is at least 30 years old or older you know her simply as Baby Jessica the 18-month old Texas toddler that fell down a well. The rescue of Jessica McClure of Midland Texas back in 1987 captivated a nation for 2 ½ days much like the Chilean miners rescue did recently. continue reading »

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez Perspective on Immigration Debate & ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez Perspective on Immigration Debate & ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez recently addressed the Catholic University of America and spoke about the Catholic approach to the issue of U.S.-Mexico migration. continue reading »

Border Tragedies:  Report of Migrant Woman Assaulted & Two Border Crossers Found Dead

Border Tragedies:  Report of Migrant Woman Assaulted & Two Border Crossers Found Dead

The Arizona Sheriff’s office and U.S. Border patrol are investigating the assault of a El Salvadoran female migrant and the remains of two suspected border crossers. continue reading »

New Report:Catholics More Supportive of Gay and Lesbian Rights than General Public, Other Christians

New Report:Catholics More Supportive of Gay and Lesbian Rights than General Public, Other Christians

Catholics are more supportive of gay and lesbian rights than the general public and other Christians, according to a new report released today. The new report, which is the most comprehensive portrait of Catholic attitudes on continue reading »

Adultery No Longer a Crime In Mexico

Adultery No Longer a Crime In Mexico

Mexico’s Senate has abolished a law that made cheating on a spouse an offense punishable by up to two years in prison and suspension of their civil rights for up to six years. continue reading »

Mexican Navy Aids in Search for Disney Cruise Member (VIDEO)

Mexican Navy Aids in Search for Disney Cruise Member (VIDEO)

After being at sea for two days, a crewmember is feared missing when she failed to show up for her shift last Tuesday. continue reading »

Latino Artists Join Effort to Support Japanese Red Cross in ITunes “Songs for Japan”

Latino Artists Join Effort to Support Japanese Red Cross in ITunes “Songs for Japan”

In what stands as a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, over 30 of the biggest names in contemporary music have joined together for the worldwide release of "Songs for Japan". continue reading »

The Economic Impact of Legalization Versus Deportation in Arizona

The Economic Impact of Legalization Versus Deportation in Arizona

Our national debate over urgently needed immigration reform is now careening through our state legislatures, city halls, and town councils due to political gridlock at the federal level. continue reading »

How Will Growing Hispanic Population Impact the 2012 Election ? (VIDEO)

How Will Growing Hispanic Population Impact the 2012 Election ? (VIDEO)

The Hispanic Vote will shape and determine the 2012 national elections. How both the Democratic and Republican Parties respond to the new reality will be interesting. continue reading »

Venezuelan Students Stitch Lips in Hunger Strike Protest

Venezuelan Students Stitch Lips in Hunger Strike Protest

Four students in Venezuela in protest of funding for public universities have sewn part of their lips together. The growing hunger strike began on February 23 continue reading »