Friday, December 6, 2019

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Increased in 2010

The percentage of anti-Latino hate crimes was at a ten-year high in 2010, according to a report released on Monday by the FBI. The FBI’s Hate Crime Statistics, 2010 report revealed that 66.6% of victims of ethnically-motivated hate crimes in 2010 were “targeted because of an anti-Hispanic bias.” Despite ethnically-motivated hate crimes having fallen in […]

Federal Lawsuit Filed by Estate of Slain Immigrant in New York

A federal lawsuit filed on Monday in New York by the estate of an Ecuadorean immigrant murdered in 2008, alleges that the civil rights of the victim were violated by Suffolk County, its Police Department and other agencies by their failure to provide equal protection to Hispanics as whites. Marcelo Lucero was stabbed to death […]

New York Area Experiencing Violence Against Latinos

Concerns over violence continue to plague the Latino immigrant community in New York City’s boroughs but some question whether the motive is racial or economic – or both. On Staten Island, police have increased their presence following a rash of attacks against the Mexican immigrant population in the area.  Since spring, residents have reported incidences […]