When Hilda Solis was a senior in high school, just a few weeks away from graduation, she wasn't thinking about college. But one day, fate intervened. The story of how she found her way reveals how razor-thin the line between ordinary and extraordinary can be. Especially for the Hispanic population, which still posts the highest high school drop-out rates of any ethnic or racial group in the country.
Chicago U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez made good on his pledge to get arrested at today's immigration rally outside the White House.
The Arizona Senate seat occupied by John McCain has been a fixture of the Republican Party for more than 40 years, with both holders -- McCain and Barry Goldwater before him -- winning the GOP nomination for President. Can a Democrat move that mountain? In a normal election year, no. But this isn't your typical election year.
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Arizona's controversial immigration law has mobilized Hispanic advocacy groups, but the state's Hispanic politicians are lining up behind the Jewish Democratic challenger to Sen. John McCain over the Hispanic candidate.
On the heels of a controversial illegal immigration bill in Arizona, a Pew Hispanic Center report released this week sheds some new light on the effectiveness of immigration efforts, as well as the Hispanic experience in America.
Ronstadt said this week at a news conference that "Mexican-Americans are not going to take this lying down."
The Tucson native will be "lending her voice" to a lawsuit being filed by Latino groups, challenging the bill which will allow authorities to question anyone they even suspect of being in the United States illegally.
California political leaders joined a chorus in calling for boycotting Arizona over an immigration law. Calling the law a "disgrace", the leader of the California Senate, Darrell Steinberg, said the state should consider a boycott.