By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
If you haven't heard about the protests that have been taking place over in Brazil, then we're about to bring you up to speed. Here are 6 things you need to know about the demonstrations going on in Brazil:
1. The protests have been occurring over the past two weeks and these have been some of the biggest protests since the end of...
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/19/2011 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
We're sure you've heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began almost 2 months ago in downtown Manhattan and has since spread nationally, and in some cases even globally. We just found out that some citizens down in Puerto Rico got in on the act, which got us thinking: What do we really know about this protest?
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 13:30 | 0 Comments
There’s a new youth movement going on in Chile—and 23-year-old Camila Vallejo is at the head of it all! Vallejo, the current leader of the University of Chile’s student union, is behind protests that...
By Galina Espinoza | 08/15/2011 - 15:22 | 0 Comments
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.
“We want to send the message that we have to...
By Adriana Rivera | 08/04/2011 - 12:15 | 0 Comments
“Destroying families is un-American,” said Chicago community leader Artemio Arreola.
With nearly 400,000 deportations per year, and more than one million families separated, President Obama’s administration is facing heat from the immigrant Latino community. The national Change Takes Courage campaign, launched on...
By Angie Romero | 06/09/2010 - 09:00 | 0 Comments
While Latino citizens and celebrities alike condemn Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law, a highly motivated group of young Latino leaders are fighting for their chance at the dream—the Dream Act, that is. The proposed legislation, introduced nearly a decade ago,...
By Elayne Fluker | 05/28/2010 - 11:35 | 3 Comments
Tomorrow, protestors will take to the streets of Arizona in opposition to SB 1070, the recent law passed by state governor Jan Brewer that will allow law enforcement officials to question the documentation status of anyone they deem "reasonably suspicious." Among those...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/19/2010 - 08:30 | 2 Comments
Since the new SB 1070 immigration laws were passed in Arizona, there has been a steady stream of protests. High school students walked out of classes in Flagstaff and University of Arizona students urged their school president to formally denounce the laws.
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