By Fox News Latino | 05/03/2011 - 11:05 | 3 Comments
One of the Navy SEALs who helped kill Osama Bin Laden is the son of Mexican immigrants, according to a published report.
U.S. soldier Ruben Mejía, whose parents were born in Guanajuato, was part of the now-famed elite Navy SEAL...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/21/2011 - 15:30 | 1 Comment
Immigrant children are the country’s fastest-growing group but their future and their ability to assimilate is in jeopardy unless something is done to improve their educational achievement, according to a new policy brief released by the Brookings Institute.
In its report, the independent think tank specifically calls the educational lag of Latino kids—who make up a...
By Amaris Castillo | 04/20/2011 - 15:40 | 0 Comments
This week, a Latino reporter for the Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s most prestigious awards. Ruben Vives, 31, was awarded the Pulitzer gold medal for public service for a series of stories he produced with Jeff Gottlieb. The men managed to uncover a corruption scandal through which politicians in Bell, a mostly Latino,...
By Fox News Latino | 04/19/2011 - 12:50 | 0 Comments
President Barack Obama has called upon a bipartisan group of immigration reform supporters to discuss the importance of fixing the nation's "broken immigration system."
The invitees are expected to meet with Obama at the White House on Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to show wide and varied support for revamping the...
By Mariela Rosario | 04/15/2011 - 16:00 | 2 Comments
Over the last year, the situation in Arizona has become dire for many Latinos living in the South Western state. From SB 1070 to the brutal vigilante murder of little Brisenia Flores and her father, there have been so...
By Irasema Romero | 04/15/2011 - 15:37 | 0 Comments
In the final day of the legislative session, Georgia lawmakers passed a bill that if signed by Republican Governor Nathan Deal may become one of the toughest anti-immigration measures imposed by a state.
Similar to last year’s Arizona law, the HB87 would allow enforcement officials to verify immigration status of certain investigation suspects. CNN.com also...
By Lourdes Medrano | 04/12/2011 - 20:26 | 1 Comment
Arizona Latinos welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that blocks enforcement of the state’s tough immigration law, but they also say the legal fight is anything but over.
“To us a victory is going to be when SB 1070 is repealed totally out of the books of Arizona,” Salvador Reza, a Phoenix immigrant-rights activist, said of the Ninth U.S. Circuit...
By Amaris Castillo | 04/05/2011 - 16:00 | 1 Comment
As many as 300,000 residents who live along the Texas-Mexico border could lose millions of dollars over the next decade because they were not counted in the 2010 U.S. Census. According to Equal Voice newspaper, 95 percent of these residents, many of whom are poverty-stricken and live in...
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