Texas Town Trying to Suppress Latino Voters
Texas Town Trying to Suppress Latino Voters
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/22/2013 - 18:00

Houston suburb, Pasadena, is reportedly taking steps to make it harder for voters to elect Latino candidates.

The Huffington Post reports that the mayor of the town, Johnny Isabel, is proposing Pasadena make demographic changes to its current voting system.


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Steve King Says Latino Immigrants Come From a 'Violent Civilization'
Steve King Says Latino Immigrants Come From a 'Violent Civilization'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/14/2013 - 09:19

It seems Iowa Congressman Steve King is on a roll lately with his comments about Latino immigrants.

Following his recent comments about DREAMers, King is now saying that Latinos come from a "violent civilization" and therefore will bring more violence to the United States.


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Man Arrested for Attempting to Sell Girlfriend's Baby on Craigslist
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/07/2013 - 11:52

It's hard to believe anyone would ever think of putting a baby up for sale, but this one young Latino did just that.

Fox News Latino reports that police arrested 23-year-old Staten Island, New York resident Paul Marquez, after he tried to sell his girlfriend's two-month-old daughter on Craigslist for $100.


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Latino Unemployment Rate Rises As National Rate Declines
Latino Unemployment Rate Rises As National Rate Declines
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/06/2013 - 14:20

On August 2, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the United States' had added 162,000 jobs in July, bringing the unemployment rate down from 7.6 percent to 7.4 percent.

Unfortunately, this decline does not seem to apply to the Latino population.


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Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
Study: Latino and Black Students Missing Out on Selective Colleges
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/01/2013 - 15:19

A recent study called "Separate and Equal" by Georgetown University has found that while more Hispanics and African-Americans are going to college, they have very little access to selective colleges.


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NYC Latino Voters Crucial to Mayor Race
NYC Latino Voters Crucial to Mayor Race
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/31/2013 - 13:06

Looks like New York City mayor candidates should be busy seeking out the Latino vote.

According to The Huffington Post, Hispanics could possibly make up a quarter of potential voters in NYC's mayoral election.


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Eva Longoria Speaks Up on Education At NCLR Conference
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 10:01

The National Council of la Raza (NCLR) conference is going on right now in New Orleans, and Eva Longoria stooped by over the weekend to sit as part of a panel speaking on the importance of education.


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Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 09:55

While political pundit Ann Coulter and Rep. Steve King have claimed that Latinos nearly always vote Democrat, a new analysis is disproving their theory.


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There Are Now As Many Latinos in California as Non-Hispanic Whites
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 15:14

Mi gente, as of today, there are just as many Latinos in California as there are non-Hispanic whites.


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NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out About English-Only Rule
NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out Against English-Only Rule
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:19

The NYPD has reprimanded a total of 10 officers for speaking Spanish while on the job. Now the head of the National Latino Officers Association is ready to retaliate against the English-only policy.


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