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By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/24/2011 - 17:14
A group from the Homeland Security and Justice departments have officially started reviewing 300,000 deportation cases following President Obama’s decision to suspend deportations for illegal immigrants with no criminal past.
Under Obama’s policy, which is part of his effort to focus deportation on undocumented immigrants who have committed felonies, all cases currently scheduled for court hearings—some 300,000—will be individually reviewed, as will new deportation cases.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/24/2011 - 12:18
On Tuesday, 90-year-old former First Lady Nancy Reagan slipped and fell during an event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley today. Luckily, Senator Marco Rubio was there to catch Nancy before she hit the ground (see the video below).
By Fox News Latino | 08/23/2011 - 15:00
In a series of PBS programs set to broadcast starting in September, Mexico’s balding, 49-year-old president, Felipe Calderón, will go down a sinkhole, up a river (with a paddle) and over the top of a few pyramids in an attempt to boost Mexico's flagging tourism industry.
Calderón is personally trying to change his country's violent reputation by appearing as a sort of adventure tour guide in the programs, which will be broadcast in the United States.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/23/2011 - 12:00
Hurricane Irene, which has already torn through the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, is reportedly now a threat to the United States. By this Thursday, the hurricane may become a Category 4 as it gets closer to the U.S. coast, posing a serious threat to the Carolinas, Florida and Georgia.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2011 - 16:00
President Obama has been facing some serious heat lately over his handling (or lack thereof) of the immigration issue since taking office. Back in 2008, he promised the Latino community that immigration reform would be a priority during his first term, but unfortunately has not been able to get congress to meet in the middle over the controversial reform legislation. Since then, the Obama administration has deported more than one million immigrants.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/18/2011 - 08:30
The desire to be bilingual has motivated some Latino college students to move to Puerto Rico. La Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart University) in Puerto Rico has seen an increase in its enrollment mainland U.S. Hispanics seeking to brush up on their language skills.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/17/2011 - 18:43
Latinos have hit the streets in the past month to protest the Secure Communities program, which the government uses as a tool to deport undocumented immigrants with criminal records and repeat immigration violators. This week, some 200 protesters walked out of a Los Angeles public meeting led by a task force assigned to review the program and another 70 protested in front of President Obama’s campaign headquarters in Chicago, just two of several protests in held in six cities, according to the New York Times, with more to come.
By Fox News Latino | 08/17/2011 - 08:30
Pro-immigration reform activists protested on Tuesday in front of President Barack Obama's reelection campaign headquarters in Chicago and delivered 24,000 signatures demanding the end of the Secure Communities program, which has led to the deportation of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants.
Earlier, the executive director of the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities, Oscar Chacon, demanded "immediate executive action" from Obama to cancel the controversial program.
By Galina Espinoza | 08/15/2011 - 16:22
With a “National Day of Action” set for tomorrow to protest President Obama’s decision to involve local police officers in immigration enforcement, Latina asked the President last week to clarify his position on immigration as part of a wide-ranging interview that will appear in the magazine’s November issue.