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Taking a swipe at a potential GOP presidential rival, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday criticized Fred Thompson for suggesting illegal Cuban immigrants pose a terrorist threat.
The defeat of a U.S. immigration bill may have greatly damaged Republican chances of attracting Hispanic voters, it was reported Sunday.
For proof that Hurricane Katrina is transforming the ethnic flavor of New Orleans -- and creating altogether new tensions -- look no further than the taco trucks. The trucks are a common sight in barrios from Los Angeles to New York, but controversial in a city still adapting to a threefold increase in Hispanics since Katrina.
Saying segregation is still very much alive in public education, Hispanic commentators saw Thursday's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court as a serious setback that is likely to do nothing to decrease racial and ethnic isolation.
Rep. Silvestre Reyes this month announced the creation of the House Diversity and Innovation Caucus, which will help create policy ideas to address the under-representation of Hispanics, African Americans and women in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
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El Centro Latinoamericano has named Kimberly Hernandez its new executive director.
The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) holds the 16th Annual Hank Aguirre Golf Outing on Monday, August 13, 2007 at five different Macomb County golf courses, making it the largest golf outing in Michigan.
A civil rights group said Wednesday that Chicago should follow the lead of other Olympic host cities to ensure minority-owned businesses get their fair share of lucrative contracts if the 2016 Summer Games come here.
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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Hispanic Business magazine's elite list of top Hispanic-owned companies turns 25.
Washington Insider: Although the most salient disagreement between the administration and the new Democratic majority in Congress is over Iraq, trade long has been a bone of contention, especially as President Bush has struggled to retain so-called "fast track" authority.
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