It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.
PHOENIX - Three years ago, in the wake of a new Arizona law aimed at those in the country illegally, tens of thousands converged on the Capitol with a message: Today we march, tomorrow we vote.
PHOENIX - Approval of a comprehensive immigration plan with Republican votes would enable the party to once again compete for Latino votes here, Arizona's senior U.S. senator said Thursday.
Obama campaign volunteer Sandra Brody speaks with a potential voter at the Roy Laos Transit Center at Sixth Avenue and Irvington Road. Brody and other volunteers worked at the transit center July 12 to register Latinos to vote.
President Obama volunteers Sandra Brody and Jenny Sawada have come to this south-side bus stop with a mission: to get people registered to vote.
WASHINGTON — For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.
WASHINGTON - Minorities continue to lag behind whites across several economic indicators, even as the job market improves, a new report says.
It's a busy life for Pima Community College student Kenny Johnson, 28. In addition to his schoolwork, he balances a job and his family life. Here, he checks the wiring on his truck, accompanied by youngest daughter Liliana, 5, who likes to wait up for him to arrive home every night.
Kenny Johnson will beat the odds when he walks across the stage
at a Pima Community College graduation ceremony tonight.
Taking advantage of the spacious, renovated downtown library at Pima Community College are (clockwise, from left) Diane Campos, Jessie Diaz and Ben Islas. "I like the new version better because I can wander around, look at books and hang out," says PCC student Alexis Bruce.
Pima Community College has unveiled a $1 million renovation of
its downtown library - a colorful study space and hangout
This year's freshman class has 36 percent more Hispanics than the one enrolled two years ago
The competition soon will be tougher for federal funds to help
Hispanic college students as more colleges are designated as
The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors has
named Lea Marquez Peterson, its president and CEO.
WASHINGTON — They may not like it, but many House liberals look
ready to accept a compromise health-care bill, putting Democratic
leaders well on the way to delivering on President Obama's call for
SAN DIEGO.-Por provenir de una familia que es un poco como un
guiso racial y étnico —su madre es afro-cubana, su padre es
australiano de origen irlandés— Soledad O'Brien, de CNN, puede
optar por identificarse de muchas maneras.
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