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Deportations in the Dark: Lack of Process and Information in the Removal of Mexican Migrants

Washington D.C. – Today, the American Immigration Council releases “Deportations in the Dark: Lack of Process and Information in the Removal of Mexican Migrants,” a special report that analyzes behavioral patterns of United States immigration authorities during the apprehension, custody, and removal of Mexican migrants. Based on new survey data and testimonies collected by the […]

How Many Are We?

By Isaac Cohen* By Congressional mandate, from September 15 to October 15, is the National Hispanic Heritage Month and the US Census Bureau issues a set of figures on the Hispanic minority. https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/newsroom/facts-for-features/2017/cb17-ff17.pdf • As of July 1, 2016, the Hispanic population of the United States reached 57.5 million, equivalent to 17.8 percent of the […]

Luis Fonsi Will Receive a Special Award at the 30th Hispanic Heritage Awards

Luis Fonsi Will Receive a Special Award at the 30th Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Record-Breaking Superstar From Puerto Rico Will Also Perform During “America’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration” – Which Will be Broadcast October 6th on PBS. Washington, DC [CapitalWirePR] September 11, 2017 – The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced today that Latin music superstar LUIS FONSI will receive a special Trailblazer Award and perform at the 30th […]

Dreamers Worry Trump Could End DACA

Dreamers Worry Trump Could End DACA

By Gabriel Sandoval Aldo is worried, indeed afraid, that President Donald Trump may soon end or phase out a federal deportation-relief program, making it harder for him to live, work and study in the United States. “My plan of getting my master’s, my plan of getting my doctorate, now looks very unrealistic,” said Aldo, a […]

Rapid Aging of U.S., Latin America Mean ‘Race Against Time’ and Poverty

Rapid Aging of U.S., Latin America Mean ‘Race Against Time’ and Poverty

By Kent Paterson SAN FRANCISCO–Many nations of the Americas are confronting a defining, 21st Century dilemma: caring for elders amid turbulent social changes, economic uncertainties, mounting inequality and contentious politics. “We are in a race against time. We are aging faster than the rest of the world,” Dr. Enrique Vega, a Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) […]

University of Maryland Capital Region Health Debuts

University of Maryland Capital Region Health Debuts

In the culmination of a longstanding pursuit to better serve the health care needs of Prince George’s County, the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is pleased to formally affiliate with Dimensions Healthcare System (DHS), which will now be known as University of Maryland Capital Region Health. All Dimensions entities have been renamed to reflect […]

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

BATON ROUGE, LA – The National Center for Disaster Fraud reminds the public to be aware of and report any instances of alleged fraudulent activity related to relief operations and funding for victims. Unfortunately, criminals can exploit disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey, for their own gain by sending fraudulent communications through email or social media […]

Evangelical Leaders Urge White House, Congress to Protect Dreamers

Evangelical Leaders Urge White House, Congress to Protect Dreamers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Evangelical Immigration Table sent letters to President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) to urge protection for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) while Congress works on a permanent legislative solution. “These young people have shown through their great determination […]

U.S. and International Latino Leaders Join CHCI in D.C. to Celebrate Legacy & Promote Unity

U.S. and International Latino Leaders Join CHCI in D.C. to Celebrate Legacy & Promote Unity

Washington, DC [CapitalWirePR] August 29, 2017 – This Hispanic Heritage Month, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute celebrates its Annual Leadership Conference and 40th Anniversary Awards Gala honoring notable artists and community leaders, while also rallying all Latino voices and organizations to promote civility and unity. This year’s events will take place at Ronald Reagan Building […]

Another Presidential Crisis in Guatemala

Another Presidential Crisis in Guatemala

Just two years after former general Otto Perez Molina resigned the presidency and he and his vice president were sent to jail on corruption charges, the current president, comedian Jimmy Morales, faces impeachment for corrupt campaign financing. Though Morales attempted yesterday to expel Ivan Velasquez, the director of the International Commission Against Impunity, CICIG, the […]

Statement by Senator John McCain on President Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio

Statement by Senator John McCain on President Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement this Friday on President Trump’s pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio: “No one is above the law and the individuals entrusted with the privilege of being sworn law officers should always seek to be beyond reproach in their commitment to fairly enforcing the […]