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Debates about illegal immigration are escalating from Arizona to North Carolina, as state legislatures weigh whether to grant driver's licenses and other benefits to the nearly 11 million illegal immigrants now estimated to be living in the U.S.

Praise for Minutemen Riles Hispanics
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's praise for U.S. anti-immigrant vigilantes patrolling southern Arizona has rankled many in his state's huge Hispanic community, including the chairman of the state Democratic Party.

Senate Panel to Study Minority-Lending Disparity
Florida's state Senate has moved to amend a bill that would make it a felony for a bank employee to reject a home-loan application because of the borrower's skin color or ethnicity, citing a problem with the way the bill was written.


Business

Spitzer Probes Mortgage Rates, Fees
New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer is questioning some of the nation's biggest banks, including Citigroup and Wells Fargo, in an investigation of potential discriminatory practices in setting mortgage rates and fees.

The Showdown Over VoIP Heats Up
Who ya gonna call if you're unhappy with your Internet phone service? Federal and state lawmakers are arm wrestling over that issue now. So far, the feds have the upper hand, though the match is far from over.

In Business, Trust Will Set You Free
People often seek working relationships with family members because they believe they can trust one another. While trust is usually expected - and even assumed - in most family relationships, it's also frequently lost.


Hispanic Market

Hispanic Market New Toast of Wine Industry
For decades, Hispanics have picked the grapes for world-renowned Napa Valley wines. Now, those same wineries are courting the largest minority group in the United States as the newest generation of wine drinkers.

Hispanic Networks Draw Loyal Following in N.M.
When you think about network TV, do you think about ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox? In Albuquerque, ranked a whopping 11th in the Hispanic television market, you should think of Univision, Telemundo and Telefutura as well.

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Hispanic Purchasing Power Surges to $700 Billion
U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has surged to nearly $700 billion and is projected to reach as much as $1 trillion by 2010.

Number of Hispanic-Owned Firms to Reach 2 Million in 2004
The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to reach 2 million and generate revenues totaling $273.81 billion in 2004.

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The latest tech systems and cutting-edge software can open new markets and increase productivity. But they're nothing without a management team that can tailor the system to a firm's unique needs.


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