Jose Gomez overcame societal difficulties to achieve success in the professional world. Now, he works to help young Hispanics do the same.
Her lawyers have been granted an "emergency stay," while a court reassesses her case.
Sus abogados han conseguido que se le otorgue una “estadía de emergencia”, mientras una corte reevalúa su caso.
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has decided to change its name to "UnidosUS".
President Donald Trump"s administration will ask the Supreme Court to review an appellate decision upholding a stay blocking enforcement of an executive order barring visas to residents of six Muslim-majority countries, the US attorney general said Thursday.
At the outset of their new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes note that adviser David Plouffe prioritized three goals for Clinton to win: “It was important to have the right culture and mission, to manage Bill Clinton, and to effectively target Latino voters.”
We know how well that turned out.
In March, two illegal immigrant teens were accused of attacking and raping a 14-year-old girl in a Maryland high school bathroom stall. The girl had reported the boys to the police, claiming that they’d held her down as she cried and tried to break free, and repeatedly told them to stop and as they took turns assaulting her.
The reason immigrant appreciation efforts, like the “Day Without Immigrants” events this past February, fall flat is because few people really feel any pain.
As Nikki Johnson-Huston was click-clacking her heels to get to her office on 15th and Market, she suddenly craved a steaming cup of Wawa coffee to get her through the 9-to-5 grind.
It’s time to take control of Medicaid before it takes control of us. Unless we act -- and there is little evidence that we will -- Medicaid increasingly becomes another mechanism by which government skews spending toward the old and away from the young.
The U.S. Census Bureau has been experimenting with alternate versions of the race and ethnicity section of its National Content Test Research Study. The bureau hopes that by the next census in 2020, it can more accurately tally Hispanics and other newly prominent minority groups.
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
My two sons used to come home from a day at high school complaining that ludicrous accusations of racism were as common as the desks in the classrooms. I chalked it up to adolescent exaggeration.
After having spent the current academic year as a teacher surrounded by rowdy high-schoolers, I can attest that they were right.
In the hallways, at assemblies, in my classroom, “That’s racist!” was a common refrain for most of the early fall.
Is it just me or does anyone else get the feeling that President Trump and others in his administration don’t see any difference between unauthorized immigrants and those residing in our country legally?
Among the flurry of jaw-dropping executive actions we’re trying to keep up with was President Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific-rim countries was an attempt by the Obama administration to stem China’s growing influence in the region and around the world.
“Disaggregation” is not a word that rolls off the tongue easily. But the concept of separating a whole into its distinct parts is one that we should embrace when it comes to statistics about minorities.
The time when it was sufficient to break out data by simple race or ethnicity segments has past. Demographics and new sociological and scientific understanding about the people that make up the broad categories of black, Asian and Hispanic tell us that these labels are becoming increasingly blunt instruments when we look at public health and education policy.
A new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy organization, says that more than two-thirds of 2,000 teachers surveyed reported students -- mainly immigrants, children of immigrants and Muslims -- expressing concerns or fears about what might happen to them or their families during a Trump presidency.
Since the election, more than half of teachers have seen an increase in uncivil political discourse in their schools or classrooms, and more than one-third report having observed an increase in anti-Muslim or anti-immigrant sentiment.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf speaks out against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on medical marijuana.
Maria Sotomayor of PICC uses her story to change the lives of others.
The question landed with a thud, jarring in its bald bigotry: As President, would you order spying on mosques? The second-tier Republican presidential candidates scrambled to answer. The incident illuminates an under-discussed aspect of presidential debates: The power of debate moderators to set the terms of discussion.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Congressman Robert A. Brady and Chaka Fattah, organizations like Esperanza and The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and law professors from Penn, Drexel, Villanova, Temple and Penn State showed their support for Obama’s immigration action.
Executive action may provide relief to millions, but the process for applying for that relief likely won't be easy, advocates and immigration lawyers said.
Si uno no conoce íntimamente la terrible frase "Febrero es el mes de FAFSA", es porque no tiene hijos en edad universitaria.
Chicago -- Last month, President Obama went to El Paso, Texas, to
address the issue of immigration reform and reminded his audience that moving
the debate forward "ultimately has to be driven by you, the American
Never mind the
actual issue of how to deal with unwieldy immigration laws or their reform,
today let's look at the long-brewing war between those who use the terms
"illegal immigrants" or "illegal aliens" and those who
prefer "undocumented immigrants."