Thursday, July 18, 2019

Guest Bloggers: Febe Zepeda and Baldomero Garza “How ‘lawsuit lending’ is putting families at risk”

An insidious problem has been creeping into the shady world of predatory lending – the practice of lawsuit lending.   It goes something like this: a seemingly helpful representative of a lawsuit lender approaches plaintiffs who are involved in a personal injury or other type of lawsuit.  In many cases, these plaintiffs find themselves in tough […]

Latinos Support President Obama’s Plans for Stricter Gun Control

President Obama is set to announce his gun control plan today and may be expected to use more than a dozen executive orders to impose stricter gun control, a stance favored by Latinos across the country. While nearly 60% of Americans want stricter gun laws, a recent survey by the Pew Research Center says that […]

Maryland Votes on DREAM Act

Depending on the outcome of tomorrow’s elections, Maryland could be the first state to pass a proposal similar to the DREAM Act by popular vote that would allow undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state college tuition instead of out-of-state tuition. “We have a constitutional obligation to provide a public education for every child in our […]