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All posts tagged "immigration"

  • Social Issues
    A Message from the NYPD to New York’s Immigrant Community

      A Message from the NYPD to New York’s Immigrant Community The NYPD is committed to maintaining...

  • Featured
    Superman Is An Immigrant

    Jose Antonio Vargas’s Define American & Imagine Better Network launch “Super Man Is An Immigrant” Campaign Efforts...

  • Entertainment
    United We Dream – The Inspirational Movement of Cristina Jiménez for US Immigrants

    As a young child Cristina Jiménez Moreta dreamed of being a dancer, instead she became an advocate...

  • Featured
    (Dominican Influencer Series) Adriano Espaillat to Become the 1st Dominican in U.S. Congress

    By Deyanira Martinez Whether fighting in behalf of people affected by rent increases, trying to help bodegueros...

  • Featured
    FROM MONTERREY TO NEW YORK: MUSIC TRANSLATES EVERYWHERE

    Walls separate people, bridges connect. It’s something to consider when you see people expanding their horizons and...

  • Featured
    YOU CAN ELECT THE NEXT PRESIDENT!

    ON NOVEMBER 8TH, 2016 – THE LATIN COMMUNITY WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE A CHANGE By Jessica...

  • Entertainment
    MAKU Soundsystem at the LAMC

    photo credits: Catherine Rojo The Latin Alternative Music Conference week had its musical launch event at the...

  • Entertainment
    HILARY CLINTON SERIOUS ABOUT THE LATINO VOTE

    The presidential aspirations of Hilary Clinton would require, like any hopeful, the Latino vote which is significant...

  • Featured
    Immigration Reform on Halt: Judge Blocks President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Three months ago, President Barack Obama announced his executive order regarding immigration reform in this country and while it appeared as a victory for millions of immigrants—who were also worried it wouldn’t go through—it seemed that the plans proposed by the president would eventually go through. Going so far as to tell...

  • Entertainment
    Latinos Approve!: President Obama’s approval rating rises among Latinos after plans on Immigration revealed

    It’s been a week since President Barack Obama revealed his executive action plans regarding immigration within this country. And while he has drawn criticism and threats from his opponents, it appears the president’s plans may have re-earned him support from the Latino community. According to a Gallup—an American research-based, global performance-management consulting...

  • Entertainment
    OBAMA IMMIGRATION SPEECH: WHAT IT MEANS

    President Obama addressed the issue of immigration Thursday night. The topic that never went away was dealt...

  • Entertainment
    When & When: President Obama to announce plans for Immigration reform this week?

    Well according to various sources these are just rumors at the moment. Last Wednesday, a news source reported that President Barack Obama could be announcing his plan to overhaul this country’s current immigration policy through executive action sometime this week. According to this news source, the White House was prepping to unleash...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Dominicans Exceed Puerto Ricans as Largest Latino Group in NYC

        A new study has shown Dominicans exceeding the largest Latino group over Puerto Ricans according to Census data analysis by CUNY’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies. In 2013 747,473 Dominicans and 719,444 Puerto Ricans were found to be living in the five boroughs. According to the Census...

  • Entertainment
    Deportation Shouldn’t Stop: Congressman on the deaths of Immigrant Children deported

    In the ever-growing debate regarding immigration in the United States of America, not even the possible deaths of some immigrant children may face if deported back to their country of origins seems to quell the debate’s intensity. In fact, for one American congressman the deaths should not stop the deportation process but...

  • Entertainment
    Death at Home: Migrant Children face Violence & Death if deported back

    In order to escape the hardship or violence currently existing in their country, there are more children making the long trek from South America into the U.S. However, despite their efforts to obtain a better, safer life these immigrant children are being deported right back to where they came from. And sadly,...

  • News & Politics
    New Project Launched to Help Detained Latino Children Immigrants

    Two weeks ago, the Californian town named Murrieta gained national attention in America after its residents showed how intense the immigration debate is getting in this country. When buses containing immigrant detainees were scheduled to drop them off at a local holding facility, the townspeople protested and blocked them. According to the...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Drivers License Denied

    Driving for many people is a necessity and a way to get around without having to rely on public transportation or family and friends. It is a sense of freedom and provides independence for millions of people. With all that said, what is happening to driving these days? In Arizona, young immigrants...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Don’t Let Deportation Tear Families Apart

    When a child comes into the world it changes things (almost everything). Think about it. They are the next generation that will take over companies, adopt new technology, and find alternative ways on doing things and so forth. They are where some say, the ‘mold that holds everything together’. Yet what happens...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Waiting Until We Turn 21?

    Coming to this country to make a better life for yourself or to seek the American Dream keeps getting harder and harder because of new laws, there is no denying that. There are so many loop holes to jump through and actually being accepted into a favorable status seems like the process...

  • Entrepreneurship
    Immigration

    Immigrating to a new country where many people don’t know the language, the culture or history can be very scary and not to mention, a complicated process. People are immigrating for a better life, provide for their family, or in some cases, to start fresh again. Most may think that the experience...

  • News & Politics
    “Home” Father and Daughter Singers are Back! And singing for a personal and social cause!

    Four years ago, Jorge Narvaez and his daughter Alexa became internet sensations due to their cover of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’s “Home”. In 2010, the father and daughter singing duo uploaded their late night jamming session to his Youtube account which garnered the pair instant national TV attention on both...

  • News & Politics
    The Obama Legacy Project: Latino Groups launch project to save President Obama’s legacy before it is ruined

    It’s been about a year since President Barack Obama stood within a high-school auditorium and declared the “Time is Now“ for immigration reform in this country. However, since last January the efforts to make any changes to the country’s immigration policies have not made any significant accomplishments. While the attempt to reform...

  • News & Politics
    Dominican Republic Rejects Human Rights Report

    The Dominican Republic rejected a human rights report that accuses the government of discrimination following a controversial court ruling that will strip the citizenship of thousands of people in the country. Earlier this year, a court decision ruled that citizenship would be revoked for people who were born in the country after...

  • Featured
    Congressmen Charles Rangel Arrested in Washington, D.C

      Yesterday, an estimated 200 people were arrested in Washington D.C when protesters blocked a main street near the Capital. Among the arrested were at least eight Democratic Members of the House including Congressman Charles Rangel. Congressman Rangel and the other arrestees were taking part in a massive rally that was aimed...