Citizenship Works app
Mobile App Helps Immigrants Apply for Citizenship
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2013 - 15:21

There is now a mobile app that will help those with green cards apply for American citizenship. According to ABC Univision, the Webby-winning free app called CitizenshipWorks helps users determine whether or not they qualify for citizenship and find legal help if they need it.


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10 Things to Wear on July 4th That Are Anything But Tacky
10 Things to Wear on July 4th That Are Anything But Tacky
By Verky Arcos | 07/03/2013 - 11:28

Put away your star-shaped sunnies and opt to look fab with pieces that celebrate your country and sense of style. 


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Latinos Are The Unhappiest Americans — Seriously
By Amaris Castillo | 06/04/2013 - 11:22

Latinos aren’t the happiest bunch. According to a Harris Poll survey of 2,345 Americans, Hispanics fared the worst when it comes to cheerfulness. Just 28 percent of those surveyed said that they were “very happy,” which is down 35 percent from 2011.

The survey was conducted online between April 10 and 15, 2013 by Harris Interactive, a market research firm headquartered in New York, New York.


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Hilda Solis
Hilda Solis Set to Become Queen of LA After Resignation, Eyes Powerful County Position
By Fox News Latino | 01/11/2013 - 12:29

Hilda Solis, who resigned Wednesday as the nation's first Hispanic labor secretary, plans to head back to her native California where, Los Angeles political experts say, she is set to hold one of the most powerful legislative positions in the country.


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J.R. Martinez Is Congratulated by U.S. Secretary of Defense
J.R. Martinez Congratulated by U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 09:00

J.R. Martinez’s list of admirers keeps growing!

The part-Salvadorian Army veteran and new champion of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars received a congratulatory letter recently from the U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, People reports.


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WATCH: Scotty McCreery’s Mic Goes Dead at World Series
By Amaris Castillo | 10/21/2011 - 11:30

Sometimes in life, there are technical difficulties. So was the case for part-Puerto Rican Scotty McCreery, who experienced a microphone flub this past Wednesday at Game 1 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers. 

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Idol Front Runner Scotty McCreery Tells Us What He Has in Common with J.Lo


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Hilda Solis
Hilda Solis Talks Latino Jobs & Unemployment on Univision
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2011 - 14:15

The United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis spoke to Univision recently about the state of unemployment among Latinos in the country. In an exclusive interview with the network’s Satcha Pretto, Solis spoke about why the rate of unemployment (10 percent) among U.S. Latinos is higher than the nation’s rate, which is 9.2 percent. 


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Supreme Court Makes It Easier for Undocumented Immigrants to Go to College
By Amaris Castillo | 06/08/2011 - 17:15

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal earlier this week that challenged California’s policy of granting reduced, in-state college tuition to graduates of its high school who are illegal immigrants, The Los Angeles Times reports.  According to the newspaper, lawyers for the conservative anti-immigration group that pushed the appeal argued that “preferential treatment” for illegal immigrants violated federal law.  They pointed


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