Category: Featured News, Politics, State/National News

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NYS Attorney General Gives Sanctuary Cities Legal Guidance to Protect Immigrants

By Staff   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has provided local governments and law enforcement agencies with guidance...

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Joins More Than 50 House Members in Inaugural Boycott

As an outspoken advocate for immigrant rights, Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) stated he will be boycotting the inauguration for...

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President Obama Ends ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ Policy for Cuban Migrants

In what was a surprise to many people across the U.S., President Obama announced before leaving office that the nation would end its...

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Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo Orders LDCs to Dissolve

By Staff   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo recently announced she has ordered three Local Development Corporations (LDCs)...

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Top-Ranking Latina in White House Reflects on Accomplishments of Obama Administration

Along with the Obama family and the rest of the current administration, Cecilia Muñoz is preparing to leave the White House, ending her...

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Corrupt Border Enforcement and Donald Trump

Op/Ed By Raoul Lowery Contreras   The new year of 2017 was welcomed on the Fox News Channel with shock and agony bouncing off a New...

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President Obama Calls for Unity in Farewell Speech; Says Americans Must Work to Mend Racial Divide

By Staff   President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation on Jan. 10, acknowledging both the achievements and...

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More Government Funding to Go Towards Urban Farming in 2017

According to Business Insider, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides millions of dollars to rural farms across the country...

Lawmakers Debate Whether Uber Drivers Should Get Fingerprinted

As New York State lawmakers return to Albany for the start of the 2017 session, one of their top priorities will be to determine whether...

New Latinos Sworn Into Congress Break Historic Barriers

For the first time in history, a Dominican-American will sit in Congress, a Puerto Rican will join the House of Representatives, and a...