This cover story has been a long time in the making. Way back when it was announced there would be a primetime show starring five Latina actors as the principal protagonists we had resolved to write an article. After all, one of the things Al Día does well is highlight stories of Latino success. Imagine our disappointment when we heard the show was basically a telenovela retooled to mainstream style and tastes, and that the five talented and accomplished actors contracted would be playing sexy maids.
A visionary with fearless imagination, Jeff Rotwitt has set himself to make Philadelphia synonymous with movie magic .
On July 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected Hazleton, Pennsylvania's anti-immigrant housing and employment ordinances as unconstitutional.
Corbett budget opts out of health coverage for 500,000 low-income residents
Ethnic media call for immigration reform in 2013.
You don't usually find the Pew Hispanic Center at the center of an online controversy, but since April 4 when it released its report "When Labels Don't Fit," it has been.
EVERY year thousands
of immigrants being held on Rikers Island are transferred
to federal custody and deported. Only about half of them have a
criminal record, many of them are here legally, most of them have their due
process rights violated and all of them are subjected to substandard conditions
before being returned to their countries of origin.
While we the American news media search for a viable
business model and effective means to meet the challenge of digital
communication and social network dynamics, journalism that is both credible and
enlightening continues to serve the basic need of informing the public while
speaking truth to power.
Merrily misinformed and blissfully ignorant some rather discriminate than learn truth.
We considered Philadelphia's Committee of Seventy a non-partisan source
of information on candidates and issues debated during elections. That
was until we read its views on "Crime and Guns: Election 2010" a week
Setting a national precedent the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit seeks to address the violations of the Constitution by means of thousands of state and local Hazleton-style laws seeking to combat "illegal immigration" outside federal laws.