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More than 100 Hispanic organizations sent a letter to the White House denoucing raids targeting illegal immigrants and blaming the enforcement actions for a "humanitarian crisis" in the immigrant community. The groups called on Congress to approve immigration reforms that addressed the realities of the U.S. labor market.

Richardson Races to Gain Hispanic Recognition
Poll shows a majority of Latinos unaware of governor's heritage. Richardson: Early primaries could give Hispanic voters added influence.

Gonzales-Rove E-mails Subpoenaed by Judiciary Committee
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to turn over all e-mails to or from White House political adviser Karl Rove in connection with the controversy over the firings last year of eight U.S. attorneys.


SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR

Establishing Own Networks Paves Way For LatiNode's Success
In the business world, having the right relationships is the key to success. Jorge Granados, founder and CEO of LatiNode, fostered his company's success by establishing his own networks. In this HispanicBusiness.com's Corporate Catalyst profile, Mr. Granados discusses the history of his company, as well as what he believes makes an entrepreneur.

"Course-Correcting" for Growth
Sure, competency, reliability, professionalism, a positive attitude, and respect for others are the qualities that will get you into the leadership game. But what do you do once you're a player?

KeyBank Boosting Loans to Women-owned Businesses
KeyCorp has met its nationwide goal of lending $1 billion to women-owned firms nearly a year ahead of schedule, and has issued a new pledge to make $2 billion in such loans over the next five years.

Pesos Pay Off for Pizza Patron
Mexican pesos spent on American pizzas helped push up first-quarter sales at Pizza Patron by 35 percent, the Dallas-based company said Thursday. The chain launched the controversial "pizza for pesos" marketing gambit in early January.


CAREER MOVES

Cordova Becomes First Female Hispanic President in Purdue History
Dr. France Cordova, an astrophysicist and chancellor at the University of California at Riverside, today was named the 11th president of Purdue University, becoming the first Hispanic woman to lead the West Lafayette, Indiana campus.

American Bankruptcy Institute Names New Vice President of International Affairs
Josefina Fernandez McEvoy has been named the vice president of international affairs for the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.

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U.S. Hispanic Media Market: Projections to 2010
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.

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Dr. Pedro Huertas is leading the charge into pioneering stem cell research.

Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits
This year's Hispanic Business Top 25 Nonprofits combined to generate a 3.5 percent increase in revenues compared to last year's list, according to data from surveys completed by the companies and returned to HispanTelligenceŽ. The 2007 list totals $630.61 million in revenues, compared to $609.17 million from the 2006 list.

2007 Hispanic Business WOY Event and Gala Coverage
Some of the country's top women leaders were recognized at Hispanic Business magazine's Fifth annual Women of the Year Awards dinner at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.






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