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By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/26/2011 - 09:15 | 0 Comments
Fear. Lower school performance and economic expectations. Blocked social development. A lack of a sense of belonging. These are some of the effects on children who have an undocumented immigrant parent or lack legal status themselves, according to a study published recently in the Harvard Educational Review.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/21/2011 - 08:00 | 0 Comments
We just may be! America is getting browner and browner—not only population-wise, but also culturally and politically. But with great power comes great responsibility, as the saying goes, and Latinos have taken that on as well. Take a look at the evidence below of how Latinos are taking on bigger and more influential roles on the American stage.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/20/2011 - 07:00 | 0 Comments
Mariano Rivera, the closer for the New York Yankees who made the cut fastball famous, set the Major League Baseball (MLB) all-times saves record last night with 602 saves. Until yesterday, the Panamanian...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/15/2011 - 15:25 | 0 Comments
President Barack Obama opened his speech at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual gala Wednesday night with a joke reminding everyone that Rey Decerega, the institute’s program director, had accidentally broken his lip during a basketball game last November. “Not many people can give the President of the United States...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/14/2011 - 13:30 | 0 Comments
More than one in four U.S. Latinos is living in poverty, according to 2010 U.S. Census bureau figures released this week. That’s nearly 27 percent of the country’s 50.5 million Latinos—13.2 million people—and an increase from 12.3 million in 2009.
And according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2011 Kids Count Data Book, 31 percent of Latino kids live in poverty....
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/11/2011 - 11:45 | 0 Comments
Life in the United States changed forever on the morning of September 11, 2001, when Al-Qaeda terrorists crashed two jumbo jets into New York City’s World Trade Center, killing thousands. Another jet attacked the Pentagon, and a fourth came down in Pennsylvania. The trauma was greatest for those most immediately affected: survivors, family, friends and lovers. Ask them how...
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa seated with First Lady for President's Speech on Job Creation
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2011 - 15:10 | 0 Comments
Tonight, LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be seated next to Michelle Obama during President Obama's speech to the joint session of Congress on how we can create more jobs for the American public.
He recently spoke to Madeleine Brand of Southern California Public radio on what he hopes to hear tonight in the nation'...
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