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Over 40% of Million-Dollar Latino Businesses Owned By Immigrants, Study Finds

The president’s office may be rife with anti-immigrant rhetoric, but new findings by the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship...

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Cuomo Launches Hotline for Immigrants Affected by Trump Ban; State AG Also Offers Assistance

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a confidential, toll-free hotline for New Yorkers, in an effort to help...

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Strip “Sanctuary Cities” Like Rochester of Federal Funds

By Staff   President Donald Trump signed an executive order Jan. 25 designed to strip “sanctuary cities” like...

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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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Unarmed Hispanic Man Shot to Death By Chicago Police Officer

A Chicago Police officer has been stripped of his authority following the killing of an unarmed Hispanic man during an off-duty dispute....

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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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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...