Post Tagged with: "Latino"

Rosa Maria Hernandez

U.S. Border Agents Detain Mexican Girl Being Rushed to Hospital

A 10-year-old Mexican girl with cerebral palsy living undocumented in Texas was in federal custody on Thursday after the ambulance rushing her to surgery had to pass through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint.

Discrimination Against Latinos in United States Has Risen, Study Says

Discrimination Against Latinos in U.S. Has Risen, Study Says

Correlation between discrimination and anti-immigrant policies "chilling" following President-elect Donald Trump's hard-line immigration proposals.

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Trump Won More Latino Votes than Romney in 2012

Unexpectedly, Latino voters in Florida, a critical state to win the election, favored Trump in a greater margin than in other states.

How to Drive out the Crucial Latino Vote

How to Drive out the Crucial Latino Vote

Latinos are the fastest growing group of eligible voters. NALEO Educational Fund is helping this group take action in the upcoming election.

Arizona Mayor Ken Taylor Angry Over Bilingual Invitation

Bilingual Invitation Sends Arizona Mayor Into an Orange Hued Fit

Mayor of Huachuca City, Arizona, outraged by Border Mayors Association event invitation written in English and "Spanish/Mexican."

FRon Rivera and Cam Newton

Non-Whites Lead Super Bowl Panthers

NFL's "Rooney Rule" seems to be working. For the first time, a Latino head coach and Black quarterback on the same team will play in the Super Bowl.

Donald Trump

Trump Invokes ‘Operation Wetback’ Mass Deportation; Latino Groups Say GOP Is ‘Out of Touch’

During GOP debate Trump touted President Eisenhower's methods to deport undocumented immigrants "way south."

President Obama ‘Feels Great Urgency’ Toward Race Relations

President Obama said in an interview the “awakening around the country” to problems in race relations offers him an opportunity to “shape the debate.”

Children of Undocumented Immigrants Face Mental Health Crisis

Research suggests a life of uncertainty led by children of undocumented immigrants is negatively affecting their mental health, potentially leading to disorders.

Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Sneaks Support of Immigration Lawsuit Hurting Latino Families

The New Jersey governor joined other states in a challenge to Obama’s immigration actions with little in the way of publicity, enraging activists and callously ignoring the plight of mixed undocumented families

'Outnumbered' on Fox News Channel

FOX News: Immigrants, Feminism Causing Rise of Unmarried Parents

FOX’s Outnumbered hosts think immigrant cultures and women “having sex like a man” are behind the growing number of births to cohabiting, unmarried adults.

Assistant Principal Uses Marker to ‘Correct’ Latino Middle-Schooler’s Haircut

The mom of a Latino student at Coronado Middle School in Texas says she was told her son’s haircut could be considered gang-related.

Don Thompson, CEO, McDonald's

McDonald’s CEO to Retire; Black Fortune 500 CEOs Decline by 33% in Past Year

DiversityInc Top 50 companies remain ahead of the Fortune 500 when it comes to having members of underrepresented groups as CEOs.

Where Is the Diversity in Police Departments?

Recent analyses of Census data indicate that a lack of diversity exists in police departments around the country.

Addressing the Perceptions of Law Enforcement Prejudice

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing examines the perception of biased policing in Black and Latino communities.

Geri Jewell at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Disability Mentoring Day at Novartis Helped Students Prepare for Workforce

The purpose of the initiative at the company’s East Hanover campus was to share insights with special needs young adults about career possibilities and to help build a diverse local future workforce.

First Latino-Focused Four-Year University Set to Close

Why is the National Hispanic University, the country’s first accredited Latino-focused university, closing at the end of the 2014–2015 academic year?

Is Taking on American Customs Decreasing Latino Life Expectancy?

While Latinos have been known to live longer than most other Americans, their children may not follow the same pattern. A new, large-scale study explains why.

Secretary of Education Duncan Joins HACU to Discuss College Costs

Last month, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) hosted a roundtable featuring U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and leaders of more than a dozen Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) to discuss President Obama's commitment to make college more affordable.

Study finds that autism screening is not available for most Spanish speaking families.

Study: Latino Families Not Served by Autism Tests

In one of the nation's most heavily Latino states, a survey finds that only 10 percent of pediatricians offer full autism screening in Spanish.

Hispanic Graduates Pass Whites in College Enrollment Rates

Hispanic Graduates Pass Whites in College Enrollment Rates

Will this trend result in greater diversity in corporate workforces?

Ernst & Young Global Chairman & CEO James S. Turley Keynotes ALPFA Convention Scholarship Luncheon & Joins in Event Activities to Support Latino Advancement

Ernst & Young LLP awards $25,000 in student scholarships and sponsors Convention and Scholarship Luncheon to further its commitment to developing Latino students and professionals.