Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Biden Administration Task Force Reunites 400 Families That Were Separated Under Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” Policy

According to The Biden Administration’s Family Reunification Task Force, about 400 children separated from their parents after crossing the border under the Trump Administration have been reunited with their families. More than 5,000 families were separated in 2018 under Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy. Immigration advocates estimate that over 1,000 families remain separated. However, since the […]

U.S. Tests Robotic Patrol Dogs on Mexican Border; Generates Outcry

The U.S. is testing unarmed robotic patrol dogs along the Mexican border that could provide reinforcement for border guards.  This has attracted criticism from domestic rights groups, like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as a “civil liberties disaster.” This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said that its research and development had offered […]

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says Latinos won’t tip election because they ‘don’t vote’

Hispanics in Arizona rallied this weekend to try and prove the former governor wrong. A group of Latinos gathered in Phoenix after former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer seemed to dismiss Latino voters by say they “don’t get out and vote.” County Supervisor Steve Gallardo said Brewer’s comments to the Boston Globe should encourage Latinos to […]

Latinos’ Negative Views On Trump Aren’t Improving

Nearly 80 percent of Latinos have a negative view of Donald Trump, and fewer than one in five say that they plan to support him in November’s election, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo poll shows. But while Hillary Clinton leads Trump by a huge margin among Latinos, her support has dipped slightly since earlier […]

Growing Demand for Dual-Language Programs in the U.S., Latino Families Uncertain

The demand for dual-language learning programs are on the rise throughout the United States, but Latino families are hesitant to enroll their children due to fear that it will hinder their children’s ability in English. “It’s a common misconception,” said Vanessa Bertelli, Executive Director and co-founder of DC Language Immersion Project. “Some Latino families believe […]

UCLA Study Shows That Latinos Age Slower

UCLA study is the first to show that Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Latinos in the United States live an average of three years longer than Caucasians, with a life expectancy of 82 versus 79. At any age, healthy Latino adults […]

Fox News Latino Poll Shows Latinos Highly Favor Clinton

With less than four months to go before Election Day, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a commanding 46-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump among Hispanic voters, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday by Fox News Latino. The poll found that 66 percent of registered Latinos would head to the ballot box […]

GOP Congressional Incumbents are Calling for Immigration Reform Plans

Two Illinois Republicans considered among the nation’s most vulnerable congressional incumbents are breaking from their party and its outspoken presidential nominee, Donald Trump, to push laws that would include a path to citizenship for people living in the country illegally. Rep. Bob Dold and Sen. Mark Kirk joined GOP Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and […]

Millennial Latinos Making White House History

There is a group of young Latinos gathered for a group photo on a winding driveway seem like typical millennials. But these are no typical millennials. This group stood inside the gates of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. They were posed just a stone’s throw from the West Wing, beside the set-up of media outlets from around […]

Latino Involvement In The Digital World Is Increasing

A new study from the Pew Research Center found that, after years of lagging behind other ethnic groups when it comes to accessing the Internet, the percentage of Latino adults who report using the Internet increased from 64 percent to 84 percent between 2009 and 2015, a faster growth rate than that of whites going […]