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UWD Reacts to ICE Release of Detainees in Advance of “Sequestration”

In anticipation of the looming federal budget cuts through so-called sequestration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has directed its field offices to “review” who they are detaining, leading to reports of widespread releases of low-priority detainees—men and women who have not committed any serious crime. Although the Obama administration has repeatedly emphasized that…
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Unemployment rates projected to remain high for whites, Latinos and African Americans through 2013

Unemployment rates are expected to show essentially no improvement for white, Latino and African American workers through 2013, a new EPI report finds. In Unemployment rates are projected to remain high for whites, Latinos, and African Americans throughout 2013, EPI Director of the Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy program Algernon…
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Hispanic Leadership Academy Certifies 1000 Hispanic Professionals

Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL) and its culturally relevant online Hispanic Leadership Academy exceeded its introductory goals as it successfully certified 1000 Latino professionals. Hispanic Leadership Academy (HLA)- is the first interactive, video-based training and certification platform whose curriculum was specifically designed for the advancement of Hispanic professionals in the…
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