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    Remezcla

  • Vanessa Bryant Wins Ruling — & Los Angeles County Sheriff & Fire Chief Must Testify
    A request made by Vanessa Bryant, widow of late NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, to obtain a pretrial deposition testimony from two Los Angeles County officials has been granted, according to a report by USA Today. L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and County Fire Chief Daryl Osby will be questioned under oath... Read more »
  • Here’s What the Puerto Rico Restructuring Bill Is About & Why It Matters
    Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi signed a bill that would cut the U.S. territory’s debt by half into law on Tuesday. The move advances the bill further but is far from ending the matter as the federal control board who oversees the finances of Puerto Rico has indicated in the... Read more »
  • Vicente Fernández Released From ICU Three Months After Fall at Ranch
    Retired singer and icon Vicente Fernández was released from the Intensive Care Unit Tuesday (October 27). “We are pleased to notify you that Mr. Vicente Fernández is out of the Intensive Care Unit [and] in a hospital room where he will continue his treatment and rehabilitation,” a statement from his... Read more »
  • Becky G Gets Weekly Show on Facebook Watch
    Becky G is getting her own talk show on Facebook Watch. The singer will host “Face to Face with Becky G,” with celebrities and her friends for chats about the Latine community. The weekly show is reported to premiere sometime next month.  “Staying connected to mi gente and our cultures... Read more »
  • Bad Bunny Joins Lineup for Travis Scott’s Sold-Out Astroworld Festival
    Bad Bunny has joined the lineup for fellow rapper Travis Scott’s sold-out Astroworld festival in Houston next month. The “Dakiti” superstar is now on a roster that consists of performers like Bia, Tame Impala, 21 Savage, Young Thug, Baby Keem, Chief Keef, SZA, Lil Baby, Roddy Rich, Sheck Wes, Don... Read more »


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    Latino Rebels

  • Nick Najera Hosts Latino Thought Makers Discussion With Dr. Cornel West (VIDEO)
    Writer and comedian Rick Najera hosts a Latino Thought Makers discussion with the philosopher, author, activist and social critic, Dr. Cornel West.... Read more »
  • Senate Parliamentarian in Immigration Spotlight (Again)
    Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) is leading a third proposal to the Senate Parliamentarian for including immigrant relief in the Build Back Better Act (BBB), Joe Biden’s signature social spending bill. The third proposal ("Plan C") will most likely be delivered to the Parliamentarian on Friday but could come... Read more »
  • ‘Ahora o Nunca’: Dual-National Players Center in U.S.-Mexico Fútbol Rivalry
    Battles for players will be an essential component of the historic rivalry between Team USA and the Mexican national team over the next five years, and it’s also why fútbol in North America could embark on a historic run.... Read more »
  • Puerto Rico Gov’t Passes Controversial PC1003 Debt Bill
    On Tuesday, October 26, after the majority of protesters had left, the Senate approved PC1003. Gov. Pierluisi signed the debt restructuring bill into law almost immediately after it was passed, calling it "a great step forward to end the bankruptcy and get out from under the Fiscal Oversight and Management... Read more »
  • From EL FARO ENGLISH: Bukele’s Party Cloned in Guatemala
    José Luis Araneda Cintrón, a Guatemalan lawyer, began the process before Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal to found a political party called "Nuevas Ideas," the same name as that of President Nayib Bukele in El Salvador. The new party’s cyan logo is identical to that of the Salvadoran party.... Read more »
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    Hispanic Network Magazine | A Hispanic News Source

  • How to Navigate the Workplace as Your Authentic Self: Advice from Latina STEM Leaders
    Despite the fact that Hispanic/Latinx individuals make up 17% of total employment across all occupations in the U.S., they continue … Continue reading How to Navigate the Workplace as Your Authentic Self: Advice from Latina STEM Leaders → The post How to Navigate the Workplace as Your Authentic Self: Advice... Read more »
  • The Suicide Squad
    Assemble a collection of cons, including Bloodsport, Peacemaker, Ratcatcher 2, King Shark and everyone’s favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. Then arm … Continue reading The Suicide Squad → The post The Suicide Squad appeared first on Hispanic Network Magazine | A Hispanic News Source.... Read more »
  • A Latina’s manifesto ‘For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts’
    By Raul A. Reyes, NBC News Latina author Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez is familiar with low expectations, the judgment of … Continue reading A Latina’s manifesto ‘For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts’ → The post A Latina’s manifesto ‘For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts’... Read more »
  • Crisis Text Line to Support Spanish-Speaking Texters Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis
    Crisis Text Line, the not-for-profit providing free crisis counseling via text message, will begin offering its service in Spanish on … Continue reading Crisis Text Line to Support Spanish-Speaking Texters Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis → The post Crisis Text Line to Support Spanish-Speaking Texters Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis... Read more »
  • Latina historian Monica Muñoz Martinez among MacArthur ‘genius grant’ recipients
    By Associated Press CHICAGO — A Latina historian devoted to keeping alive the stories of long-dead victims of racial violence along … Continue reading Latina historian Monica Muñoz Martinez among MacArthur ‘genius grant’ recipients → The post Latina historian Monica Muñoz Martinez among MacArthur ‘genius grant’ recipients appeared first on Hispanic... Read more »
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    Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project

  • Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018
    This statistical profile of the foreign-born population in the 50 states and the District of Columbia is based on Pew Research Center tabulations of the Census Bureau’s 2010 and 2018 American Community Survey (ACS) and the 1960-2000 decennial censuses. The post Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018 appeared first on Pew... Read more »
  • Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018
    As of 2018, 19% of the national immigrant population lives in the top five counties: Los Angeles County, California; Miami-Dade County, Florida; Harris County, Texas; Cook County, Illinois; and Queens County, New York. The post Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018 appeared first on Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project.... Read more »
  • Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018
    There were a record 44.8 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2018, making up 13.7% of the nation’s population. This represents a more than fourfold increase since 1960. The post Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018 appeared first on Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project.... Read more »
  • Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018
    There were a record 44.8 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2018, making up 13.7% of the nation’s population. The post Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018 appeared first on Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project.... Read more »
  • Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018
    Key statistics about immigrants in the United States from 1980 to 2018. The post Facts on U.S. immigrants, 2018 appeared first on Pew Research Center's Hispanic Trends Project.... Read more »
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    Blog – Latino Decisions

  • Alex Padilla, Latino Champion of Voter Access, New California US Senator
      In a historic event, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has been appointed as United States Senator by Governor Gavin Newsom. Secretary Padilla, who has a mechanical engineering degree... The post Alex Padilla, Latino Champion of Voter Access, New California US Senator appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
  • Fifteen Competitive Congressional Districts Latinos Will Decide in 2022
    With the country more divided than ever, the Democrats secured the White House for the next four years and it was undoubtedly with the help of people of color across... The post Fifteen Competitive Congressional Districts Latinos Will Decide in 2022 appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
  • Latinos and the Environment
    By Edward Vargas Latino voters indicate that the President and Congress should reinstate and enforce regulations that existed prior to the Covid-19 pandemic and create clean jobs and green infrastructure... The post Latinos and the Environment appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
  • Native American Voters Help Biden Take the State of Arizona
    The importance of the Native American vote in 2020 was most apparent in Arizona, a state that had not gone to the Democrats since 1996. A key swing state in... The post Native American Voters Help Biden Take the State of Arizona appeared first on Latino Decisions.... Read more »
  • Native Americans Overcome Major Obstacles; Part of Voting Coalition That Led Biden to Victory
    There was major enthusiasm about the Native American electorate’s potential role in the 2020 election outcome following a historic 2018 mid-term election where the importance of the Native American population... The post Native Americans Overcome Major Obstacles; Part of Voting Coalition That Led Biden to Victory appeared first on Latino... Read more »
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    La Plaza

  • Biden Administration Moves to Protect DACA
    Today, the Biden administration plans to publish a proposed rule to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented people from deportation and allows them to work in the U.S. The proposal is especially significant due to a recent decision by... Read more »
  • According to the International Organization for Migration dozens of children with non-Haitian passports were deported to Haiti
    According to the International Organization for Migration, this week dozens of children with non-Haitian passports were sent to Haiti as part of the US government’s massive deportation operation. The U.S. deported a total of 1,424 people to Haiti, more than 170 of them are children, of which 41 hold foreign... Read more »
  • Puerto Rico raises their minimum wage in over a decade but it is still not enough for working families
    Puerto Rico raised its minimum wage for the first time in more than a decade and while it’s a step in the right direction, experts say there are structural factors making it difficult for working-class families. Gov. Pedro Pierluisi signed a law to increase the current minimum pay of $7.25... Read more »
  • Congress pushes new legislation that can grant citizenship to ‘documented DREAMers’
    This week, Senators introduced a bipartisan bill that would create a pathway to citizenship for some children and young adults who were raised in the United States but are at risk of deportation at age 21. The legislation, called the America’s Children Act, was introduced after the House advanced the... Read more »
  • House Committee approves immigration language for reconciliation bill
    This week, the House Judiciary Committee approved the immigration language for the reconciliation bill being used for the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending plan, which the party hopes to approve without any Republican support. The proposal gives shape to what had previously been an abstract push to grant a pathway to... Read more »