Latinas Aspire to Capture Seat of Late Texas Lawmaker
Two Hispanic women are vying for the Texas Senate seat left vacant by the death of Mario Gallegos Jr. a few weeks before the Nov. 6 election.
Gallegos, a Democrat, was the first [...]
Texas’ first Latina secretary of state quitting
By Peggy Fikac and John W. Gonzalez
AUSTIN —Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade, the first Latina to hold the position, abruptly announced her resignation Tuesday in the wake of controversy [...]
Marco Rubio Pushes for Immediate Immigration Solution for DREAMers
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday pushed for legal immigration to this country, called for prudence in the possible regularization of the status of millions of [...]
Marijuana Laws: Growing Outcry in Latin America Over Colorado, Washington Votes
Fox News Latino
The votes in Colorado and Washington to legalize recreational marijuana continue to make waves south of the border.
Three Central American [...]
Hispanic Heritage Month: Venus Gines’ ‘Fiestas’ Saving Lives of Latinas
By Rebekah Sager
While her notoriety may be under the radar, Venus Gines has done some of the most important work in the Latino community.
Obama Using Latinos as ‘Political Tool,’ Congressional Candidate Says
Is Obama using Latinos as “political tool”?
Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian said President Barack Obama changed his deportation [...]
Spanish firemen strip naked to protest spending cuts
Eight firemen posed in the nude in a Spanish town on Thursday to protest against sweeping new government austerity measures that include public sector wage cuts and tax increases.
Latino Representation in Federal Workforce is Lacking
By Jorge Ponce
In June, the Office of Personnel Management released the Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program report for fiscal year 2011.
As the acronym implies, the report [...]
Latino Marine Doing 1M Push-Ups For Wounded Soldiers
A U.S. Marine is on a mission to help soldiers injured while serving in the military.
U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Enrique Trevino began the push-up challenge as a New Year’s [...]
Mexico’s Pena Nieto Will Use US Help in Drug War
After a heated election season that saw candidates spar over how best to handle the country’s ongoing drug war, Mexico’s president-elect Enrique Peña Nieto told a U.S. newspaper [...]
Former Arizona governor detained at border checkpoint
Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who in the 1970s served as the state’s first and only Hispanic governor, was detained at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint after [...]
Poll: Half of Hispanics independent
By MJ LEE |
In an election year in which Hispanics in the U.S. are expected to play a crucial role, a significant percentage of them may be up for grabs come November, a new USA Today/Gallup poll suggests.
Targeting US Hispanics tough for Obama, Romney
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — The reasons that Hispanics in the U.S. give for choosing between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney this election year are just as diverse [...]
Car bomb wounds 7 in Mexican border city
Seven people were hurt Friday when a car bomb detonated in front of city hall in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, authorities in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas said.
The explosion [...]
Jessica González-Rojas: Supreme Court Decision Is Victory for Latina Health
By Jessica González-Rojas News Latino
Today is a historic day in the movement for access to health care: the Supreme Court of the United States has affirmed the [...]
ACLU to File Multiple Lawsuits in Wake of Arizona Immigration Ruling
By Roque Planas / News Latino
The American Civil Liberties Union has a response to Arizona following the Supreme Court’s ruling on the state’s SB 1070 immigration [...]
Homeland Security Instructs Arizona Immigration Agents to Keep Focus on Criminals
By Elizabeth Llorente
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials say the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding [...]
Supreme Court strikes down most of Arizona immigration law, upholds key provision
Published June 25, 2012
The Supreme Court has struck down most of the controversial Arizona immigration law, but upheld a key provision.
The provision that [...]
Forkless Friday at Obama event
By JOSH GERSTEIN and REID J. EPSTEIN|
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. –Does a fork or dinner knife pose an unacceptable danger to President Barack Obama?
One wouldn’t think so, given the hundreds of lunches and [...]
Don’t Drink The Water: Study Warns Drinking From Garden Hose
June 20, 2012 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Beware of drinking from the garden hose as temperatures soar toward 100 degrees.
A new study conducted by Healthy Stuff finds drinking [...]
New Asian immigrants to US now surpass Hispanics
Published June 19, 2012 Associated Press
WASHINGTON – For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the U.S. has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigration [...]
Obama Immigration Order Comes Too Late for Some
Published June 17, 2012
Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Marlon Roberto Cortes was stocking shelves in the frozen food section of a suburban Boston supermarket when he was summoned [...]
Bill Richardson: Latino Presidential Candidate Coming Soon
Published June 18, 2012
In a Fox News Latino exclusive, Juan Williams sits down with Gov. Bill Richardson to discuss his presidential run and the chances of a Latino becoming a serious [...]
Mexican President thanks Obama for New Immigration Policy
by Sarah Courtney | June 18, 2012
LOS CABOS, Mexico – The Mexican president and host of the G20 Summit praised President Obama for his administration’s new immigration policy [...]
Sheriff Joe Arpaio talks to ABC15 about illegal immigration change
Posted: 6:34 AM By: Associated Press
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants [...]
MUNRO: Obama ignores questions about controversial de-facto amnesty decision
Published: 4:00 PM 06/15/2012
By Neil Munro – The Daily Caller
President Barack Obama declined to take any questions from reporters about his controversial [...]
Obama administration to offer Immunity to younger immigrants
Published June 15, 2012 Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to [...]