Post Tagged with: "Latinos"


Latino Leaders at EY Share Career Advice During Facebook Live Event

Latino Leaders at EY Share Career Advice During Facebook Live Event

Topics that Belinda Pestana and Ted Acosta discussed included mentoring and sponsorship.

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Federal Judge Refuses to Overturn Trump Pardon of Arpaio

A judge found no legal grounds to overturn the pardon.

California Judge to Hear Arguments on Sanctuary City Order

Trump May End DACA, Putting Young Immigrants at Risk

Removing those with DACA status could also adversely impact the economy.

Retailers Hit as Immigration Worries Weigh on Hispanic Spending

Retailers Hit as Immigration Worries Weigh on Hispanic Spending

A change in consumer behavior by the country’s second-fastest-growing ethnic group has recently been cited as a cause for worry by already-struggling consumer companies.

Ex-Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Trump Pardons Convicted Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The president on Friday evening pardoned the anti-immigration sheriff who was found guilty of racially profiling Latinos.

Trump Now Wants to Cut Legal Immigrants by 50%

Trump Now Wants to Cut Legal Immigrants by 50%

New immigration legislation blames “low-skilled” immigrants for placing “substantial pressure on American workers,” without data to back the claim. 500,000 people to pay the price.

Black and Hispanic Patients Less Likely to See Neurologists

Black and Hispanic Patients Less Likely to See Neurologists

“This is a much larger issue than previously documented,” said lead study author Dr. Altaf Saadi.

Texas Teacher Gives Student ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ Award

Texas Teacher Gives Student ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ Award

The Anthony Aguirre Junior High teacher also gave a Black student a “Most Likely to Blend in with White People” award.

U.S. Judicial Panel Finds Texas Hurt Latino Vote with Redrawn Boundaries

U.S. Judicial Panel Finds Texas Hurt Latino Vote with Redrawn Boundaries

The panel ruled that the redrawn boundaries were designed to either fragment cohesive Latino communities among multiple districts, or to lump Hispanics into a single jurisdiction and thus limit their overall sway.

GM's Chevrolet Sees Spike in OnStar Spanish Requests

GM’s Chevrolet Sees Spike in OnStar Spanish Requests

OnStar forecasts record Spanish-language calls in 2017 from Chevrolet owners in the U.S.

Tweets on Black, Latina Girls Missing in D.C. Cause Public Outcry

Tweets on Black, Latina Girls Missing in D.C. Cause Public Outcry

The Metropolitan Police Department said there is no increase in missing cases, just a change in how cases are publicized.

L.A. Police See Drop in Latino Reports of Crime Amid Deportation Fears

L.A. Police See Drop in Latino Reports of Crime Amid Deportation Fears

Police Chief cited fewer reports of rape and domestic violence complaints among Hispanic residents, saying no such decline was seen for other groups.

Diverse Film Casts Keep Hollywood Execs Making Money at Box Office

“Less-diverse product underperforms in the marketplace, and yet it still dominates.”

'Legal Roadmap’ for New York Sanctuary Cities to Protect Immigrants Announced

'Legal Roadmap’ Announced for Sanctuary Cities to Protect Immigrants

New York's attorney general gives municipalities tools to counter “Trump’s draconian immigration policies.”

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

Woman Charged with Hate Crime After Racist Rant on Facebook Live

Is Facebook responsible for its technology being used as a vehicle for hate?

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jackson’s latest request comes at the same time Uber announces a former Hillary Clinton staffer, who is African American, will lead its diversity efforts.

Hundreds of Churches to Provide Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants

Hundreds of Churches to Provide Sanctuary for Undocumented Immigrants

President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team and Homeland Security officials recently discussed plans to reverse Obama’s immigration policies.

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The number of women and minorities has slightly increased, and Congress remains overwhelmingly male and white — much like boardrooms in the U.S.

Study: Latino, Black Parents More Engaged in Monitoring Children’s Media Use

Study: Latino, Black Parents More Engaged in Monitoring Children’s Media Use

A new study finds Latino parents are even more strict and concerned about technology addiction.

Van Jones, #Cut50 Petition Obama to Grant More Clemencies in Final Days of Presidency

Van Jones, #Cut50 Petition Obama to Grant More Clemencies in Final Days of Presidency

With a change in administration, it’s uncertain if criminal justice reform will continue.

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image of Immigrant on Social Media

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image on Social Media

The image, which has been proven to be fake, shows an immigration officer supposedly arresting an immigrant who is trying to vote.

Latinos Overwhelmingly Favor Clinton: National Council of La Raza Poll

Latinos Overwhelmingly Favor Clinton: Poll

A poll by the National Council of La Raza also found which issues Latino voters regard as the most important — indicating more reasons to align with Clinton.

Latinos Say no to Marco Rubio Over Trump Endorsement

Latinos Say no to Marco Rubio Over Trump Endorsement

Rubio's campaign insists he will "fight for the best interest of Florida's Hispanic community" — but many Latinos are not convinced.

Colin Powell to Vote for Clinton

Colin Powell to Vote for Clinton

Powell, a son of immigrants, said Trump has “insulted America in one way almost every day.”