Tuesday 17 September 2019
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Category: Featured News, Local News, Politics

Hilda Rosario Escher, former Ibero-American Action League president and CEO. Provided photo

Hilda Rosario Escher Explores Run for State Senate

Patti Singer Hilda Rosario Escher, retired chief executive officer of Ibero-American Action League, said...


Morelle Wins Democratic Nomination for 25th Congressional District Seat

By Lisa Dumas  – Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle has won the Democratic nomination for the 25th Congressional District seat...

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Millions of Dollars Presented By New Effort to Boost Citizenship Across U.S. Cities

There are nearly 9.3 million people in the United States who are eligible to apply for citizenship, and a new effort is offering a...

separation of families

Lawyers Are Working to ‘Race Against the Clock’ and Help Migrant Parents Track Down Their Children

So far, there have been more than 2,000 immigrant children taken from their parents when they crossed the United States-Mexico border due...


New Program Aims to Register 1 Million New Voters By 2020: Voto Latino

In just two short years, Voto Latino wants to register one million new voters. Voto Latino is a group committed to empowering and engaging...

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Young Latina Woman Running In New York Congressional Race Against Joe Crowley

Twenty-eight-year-old Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez is running for Congress in New York’s 14th District. She is a progressive, young Latina...


Lupe Valdez Becomes First Texas Governor Nominee With LGBTQ and Latina Identity

While diversity is starting to truly be embraced by people throughout various parts of the country, many states are still a few steps...

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Trump Administration Reverses Protections For Hondurans, Forces Return After Nearly Two Decades

An uncertain future inevitably lies ahead for thousands of Hondurans who, after seeking refuge in the United States from Hurricane Mitch...

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Asylum-Seeking Immigrants Facing Uncertainties and Stranded at Port of Entry

According to NBC News, there were around 150 immigrants stranded at the U.S. border on Monday as they were seeking asylum. The immigrants,...


Gov. Cuomo Grants NYS Parolees the Right to Vote

By Staff – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order granting all New York state parolees the right to vote in New York, after...