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Economy
Big increases in immigration since 1990 have not hurt employment prospects for American workers, says a study released Thursday. The Pew Hispanic Center found no evidence that increases in immigration led to higher unemployment among Americans.

Minority-Serving Groups to Manage Two New NASA Programs
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has partnered with three minority-serving organizations to lead academic and scholarship programs designed to boost under-represented minority participation in engineering, math and science fields.

Growing Spanish-Language Broadcaster Gets Financing From GE
Oxnard, Calif,-based radio broadcaster Lazer Broadcasting has received $23 million in financing from the Global Media & Communications arm of GE Commercial Finance, the conglomerate announced today. The loan and revolving credit reportedly will be used primarily for acquisitions and business expansion.

Official's Statement Dismays Hispanic Advocacy Groups
Three Hispanic advocacy groups have attacked statements by a federal attorney that they feel depict efforts to improve diversity in the federal workforce as "handouts."

Carmona Is Pushed Out As Surgeon General
Richard Carmona, a former high-school dropout whose perseverence eventually made him Surgeon General has been pushed out of the post. Carmona, a decorated Vietnam veteran with the rank of vice admiral, is the second Puerto Rican to serve as the top U.S. public health official, after Dr. Antonia Novello.

HispanTelligence Research
Media
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.

The U.S. Hispanic Economy 2005
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South Leads US in Fastest Hispanic Growth
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade — with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.

Events
Coming to L.A....The 16th Annual Hispanic Business EOY Awards On Thursday, November 9, Hispanic Business magazine will honor the nation's top Hispanic entrepreneurs and MAOF founder Dionicio Morales, this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner, at the luxurious Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Don't miss the most exclusive Hispanic gala of the year! Call 800.616.8318 for reservations and sponsorships today!
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