Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Missouri Court to Rule on Rights of Deported Mother

This week, the Missouri Supreme Court is hearing arguments on a custody battle between a Guatemalan immigrant mother who is facing deportation and an American family who adopted her son through a private arrangement. In the spring of 2007, Encarnacion Romero was arrested in a raid at a Missouri poultry plant.  She was arrested and […]

First Puerto Rican Woman to be a US Ambassador Sworn In

Maria del Carmen Aponte became the first Puerto Rican woman to serve as a US Ambassador when she was sworn in the position yesterday.  Aponte, who will serve in the Republic of El Salvador, was nominated by President Obama to fill the post in December of last year. As previously reported in La Plaza, her […]