|Tuesday, January 8, 2008 • Volume 4, Issue #267||Home||Research||Magazine||Contact Us|
The illegal immigration issue is dangerous territory for candidates who must try to find a balance between appealing to early supporters and carrying the general election, where a growing Hispanic vote could be crucial.
An Indiana legislator wants to penalize companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.
HISPANIC MARKET / NEWS
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Board of Directors has elected Washington, D.C.-based businessman Raul R. Romero to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board for the nation's oldest and largest Hispanic higher education governing body.
The folks at Anheuser-Busch Cos. have done the math: There are a lot of Latino beer drinkers in the United States and even more who follow Latino style.
After more than a decade of painstaking research by two Cuban exiles with the nonprofit group Cuba Archive, for the first time their results are available in a searchable database on the Web.
The Department of Labor's latest release of employment status within the Hispanic population brings forth evidence of the rising awareness of a hurting economy.
SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR
New New York state program intends to funnel financing to businesses, projects that can't access traditional sources.
County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa is making "Mom and Pop" grant money available to small businesses in her district for the fifth year. Those interested in applying for the grants, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, must attend one of the workshops Sosa is hosting to provide business owners with information on qualifications and application procedures.
Tamara Alvarado, credited with turning San Jose's MACLA into a nationally renowned hub for Latino arts, is stepping down from the executive director post she's held for nearly five years.
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.
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.
|From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...|
In the halls of Congress and City Halls nationwide, from conference tables to comedy clubs coast-to-coast, the 2008 presidential campaigns have spent the fall gathering hundreds of key Hispanic endorsements.
Hispanic Business magazine's annual list of the top advertisers to the U.S. Hispanic market, from June 2006 to July 2007.
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