By Mariela Rosario | 12/06/2010 - 12:47 | 3 Comments
Independent immigration-rights groups, Democratic congressional leadership, the President of the United States and even some conservative leaders all support the DREAM Act. So why is it's passage causing so much controversy? Mainly because it's being used as political fodder by Republican legislators and anti-immigrant groups who are claiming the bill...
By Mariela Rosario | 12/05/2010 - 19:30 | 5 Comments
The National Council of La Raza has called for Tuesday, December 7, 2010 to be a day of action in support of the DREAM act. Many believe that a vote will come to congress this week regarding this legislation, which aims to provide a path to citizenship for undocumented youth.
The NCLR is encouraging DREAM act supporters to hold...
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 12/05/2010 - 12:21 | 4 Comments
We tackle four sticky scenarios that cause tension—and tell you how to solve them.
1. “My mom picks fights with my husband.”
The Situation: Six years ago, Teresa and her husband married and moved to Charlotte, N.C., more than 600 miles from her family. Now, every time her “bossy, opinionated and judgmental” mom visits, she...
By Fox News Latino | 12/04/2010 - 13:51 | 0 Comments
There are more out-of-work Hispanics today than in nearly 30 years.
The unemployment rate edged up to 13.2 percent in November -- the highest rate since 1983 when it was 14.3 percent, according to the Department of Labor.
The increase, up from 12.6 percent last month, is latest blow for Hispanics in the so-called Great Recession, numbers show.
By Latina Staff | 12/04/2010 - 10:00 | 2 Comments
What a year to be Latina, as we represented everywhere from City Hall to the Supreme Court, and from reality TV to real-life dramas like the fight over the DREAM Act. Here’s a look at all of the ways we rocked 2010.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/03/2010 - 10:29 | 0 Comments
Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano told reporters during a conference call from Washington D.C that immigration enforcement efforts would be helped greatly if congress passed the DREAM act.
By | 12/03/2010 - 09:16 | 0 Comments
Priest and relationship expert Alberto Cutié (Father Oprah) and his wife, Ruhama Cutié, welcomed a daughter Thursday, according to People.
“With thanksgiving to God, the giver of all life, my wife and I announce the birth of our beautiful baby daughter, Camila Victoria Cutié. We also take this...
By Mariela Rosario | 12/02/2010 - 12:00 | 7 Comments
The failure to address immigration reform and, more specifically, the DREAM Act, may backfire miserably on both Republicans and Democrats. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) filed a motion on Tuesday to vote for closure on the DREAM Act, essentially forcing Congress to...
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