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Saying he is "deeply troubled" by the allegation, Rep. Joe Baca has come out swinging over a controversy involving the Congressional Hispanic Caucus he chairs, a controversy that saw a fellow member of the caucus quit.
U.S. Senators Ken Salazar of Colorado and Robert Menendez of New Jersey were named earlier this week as the new co-chairs for the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force.
The cost of applying for U.S. citizenship will almost double, and the fee for obtaining a green card will almost triple, under a Bush administration proposal announced Wednesday. The new fees are expected to raise $1 billion in fresh revenue for the federal agency in charge of processing millions of various immigration applications.
Alvaro Cifuentes, chair of the Democratic National Committee's Hispanic Caucus since 2001, resigned over the weekend over allegations that he used what is considered a racial slur in the African American community during a confrontation with an aide to DNC chair Howard Dean.
Within a decade, entrepreneurs are going to be older, younger, more feminine, and more global than they are today. So says an Intuit-sponsored study from the Silicon Valley-based Institute for the Future.
The nominees for the 79th annual Academy Awards suggest international filmmakers and actors can no longer be relegated to one category. This is the most diverse bunch of Oscar hopefuls in the awards' history, from the acting to technical categories to the biggest race of all - Best Picture - which includes one film in Japanese and another in five languages.
Watching America's pop star hopefuls either soar or crash and burn during their weekly auditions enthralled Hispanic viewing audiences last week, according to figures released by the Nielsen Media Group for the week of Jan. 22-28.
Responding to an international media blitz and outrage from some members of the Cuban-American community, Miami city leaders Tuesday vowed to tone down a proposed large-scale, city-organized public event in the Orange Bowl stadium when Fidel Castro dies.
In a trend being repeated across the United States, Latino immigrants are eschewing their historic urban enclaves and moving out to the suburbs -- in some cases as soon as they enter the country. In the process, they're both living out the American dream and discovering its limits.
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.
More than 20 percent of Cubans are 65 or older, while a scant 4 percent of Mexicans are in that age bracket. On the other hand, 37 percent of Mexicans and 31 percent of Puerto Ricans are younger than 18.
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