Whether straining to Leave No Child Behind or Race to the Top, there's
no question that this country's leadership is zeroing in on education
from kindergarden through college. Most specifically, they're working on
the academic gap between the haves and have-nots domestically and on
the gap between the United States and other affluent countries.
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Whether straining to Leave No Child Behind or Race to the Top, there's
“Border crossers are criminalsimply because DHS says so.” This fictional statementcharacteristic of the dark ages
Inquisition, rings true when the Department of Homeland Security DHS is
resolved to continue its practice of forced criminalprosecution of mere
How you doin'? Did you get enough rest over the weekend -- catch up on
your sleep? If not, join the club.
CARTAGENA, Colombia— La derecha quizás haya ganado algunas de las
guerras en Latinoamérica, pero la izquierda, sin duda, la ha superado en
ganarse la historia. Mientras la historia no sea más honesta, sin
embargo, es probable que las guerras sigan teniendo lugar.
The USCIS office at Ciudad Juarez has
informed the immigration bar that, due to a memorial service to be
Friday, March 19th, all appointments scheduled for that date will be
rescheduled for March 26th or March 31st. The applicants will be
email or phone or they may contact the call center at 1-800-919-1754 in
United States and 01-477-788-7070 in Mexico.
I remember my first Tea Party invitation. The "hosts" were a group ofloosely federated regional anti-illegal immigration groups, the occasion
was Tax Day, and the call to action was to "protest to demand the end
of taxation without representation."
The particular bone ofcontention was Gov. Quinn's then-proposed tax increase, described
thusly: "Governor Quinn says he must raise your income tax because he
doesn't have enough money to pay for all the social welfare benefits
demanded by the illegal alien invaders."
Nearly 350 Hispanic advocates representing more than 100
community-based organizations in 30 states traveled to Washington, D.C.,
the first week of March to engage their congressional representatives
face-to-face over federal inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.
Hay que estar preparados. Como se está para la lluvia. O la nieve. O el frío. O el calor.
La persona preparada funciona más eficientemente en cualquier
situación o clima, simplemente porque está lista para encarar lo que
venga y como venga.
En medio de la violencia que azota Juárez, cientos
de miles de personas están abandonando sus hogares, cerrando sus
negocios y mudándose a otras partes. Si bien es difícil encontrar cifras
fiables, la policía, corredores de bienes raíces en El Paso y
demógrafos en Juárez detectan un aumento en el número de refugiados de
México que ahora viven en El Paso.
El primer juego de exhibición de los Phillies contra un equipo de Grandes Ligas fue especial: un duelo contra los Yankees, el mismo equipo que derrotó a Filadelfia en su último partido oficial de 2009, el sexto partido de la Serie Mundial que ganaron los Mulos.
The question sounds like the start of bad joke, and in fact it is. Posited with this inquiry before I heard the story of John O’Riley, I would likely have responded with an offensive punch line dwelling on the two cultures’ fabled fondness for spirits or insouciant approach to life. Yet, as Saint Patrick’s Day approaches, I find myself armed with something new to say.
I've been on an insane Scott Joplin bender for two weeks now. I woke up two Saturdays ago thinking about ragtime and didn't even wait to get out of bed -- I downloaded 37 different rags straight into my iPod and have been obsessively playing them all over and over and over again ever since.
The Obama Administration, with growing support from top military brass
and members of Congress, including half of the Congressional Hispanic
Caucus, is moving to repeal the Don't Ask Don't Tell law — a 1993
compromise by resident Clinton that lifted the longstanding outright
ban on gays and lesbians serving in the military.
On March 24, 1976, a military coup took over power in Argentina and
gained control of the government, kidnapping and murdering thousands
and sending many more to detention centers.
The Feb. 18-20 Conservative Political Action Conference ushered in some
of the nation’s top conservative leaders, media personalities and
frustrated taxpayers to talk about a wave of resurgence for the
Republican Party and conservative values.
Me? I'm as nice as the next guy. I'll help people pick up dropped parcels, shovel the elderly neighbor's walk, drop a buck in the donation jar, that sort of thing.
But I'm not that nice: I've never once volunteered in a soup kitchen or spent time hanging out with the grannies in the nursing home -- it takes a very, very special person to give away their time or talent to others. Especially when that talent is highly in demand and can be charged at a premium.
Momentum for candidates in 37 competitive congressional
races and three gubernatorial contests this coming fall will hinge heavily on
Latino voter turnout, a report released Feb. 8 by America’s Voice reveals.
Since President Obama attached
some supportive dollar signs this month to his administration's proposals for
the coming fiscal year, many federal departments are creating or expanding
programs designed to benefit Latinos and other underserved constituencies.
Despite the poor economic job climate in the U.S. and lack of previous
opportunities, America is still a beckon of hope and employment for
many. Too often, however, employers prey upon the desire and
desperation of these foreign nationals to grab the brass employment
ring in America, taking advantage of all immigrants, especially those
from their own native country.
The Department of Homeland security provided a keyhole of hopeful light for the reform crowd on Tuesday. They published "Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2009" which was written by Michael Hoefer, Nancy Rytina, and Bryan C. Baker.
Sorry, Haitians. It was a good try but most, if not all of you are
going back to Haiti. Regardless of how government officials spin it,
you're being repatriated because you're illegal, black, and poor with
zilch political clout in the U.S and, worse, you're not Cuban.
Former Colorado representativeTom Tancredo fired up 600 Tea Party
movement conventioneers in Nashville bylambasting “the cult of
Humberto is 38 years old and in love. His girlfriend of 10 years,
Lydia, is a U.S. citizen. Humberto, unlike many men these days, is not
in the least bit commitment shy and has been dying to pop the question.
In fact, the engagement ring, purchased over two years ago, has been
secretly stashed in a dresser drawer, waiting for exactly the right
moment to be taken out and romantically presented.
USHLI will again give special recognition to some truly outstanding members of the Latino leadership community. Receiving our Hank Lacayo Lifetime Achievement Award will be the Hon. Frances J.
Durante su discurso sobre el Estado de la Nación ante el Congreso el 27
de enero, después de 6.300 palabras y una hora haciendo un listado de
numerosos objetivos de políticas importantes, el presidente Obama
profirió la única palabra que millones de hispanos por todo el país
estaban esperando oír: inmigración.