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Homogenous 'Hispanic community' is a myth

And no singular, unifying belief on immigration can be a litmus test

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As AIDS migrates south, states struggle to respond

As AIDS migrates south, states struggle to respond

Southern states now have the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, the largest percentage of people living with the disease and the most people dying from it.

September 23, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Complaint: Texas judge said minorities predisposed to crime

AUSTIN, Texas — A coalition of civil rights organizations has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a conservative federal judge for discriminatory comments she allegedly made during a speech, including that some racial groups were predisposed to violent crime.

June 05, 2013 4:10 pmLoading…

New generation of Hispanics is on a promising path

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:

February 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Poll: Many say let illegal immigrants stay in US

WASHINGTON — More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, a major increase in support driven by a turnaround in Republicans’ opinions after the 2012 elections.

January 22, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Hispanic vote may double in 20 years, study finds

WASHINGTON — The number of Hispanic voters could double within two decades as 17.6 million young people reach 18, increasing the clout of an ethnic bloc that already showed its power in the presidential election, according to a report.

November 14, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Latinos targeted by NC sheriff, feds say

RALEIGH, N.C. — A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice has found that a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminated against Latinos by making unwarranted arrests with the intent of maximizing deportations.

September 18, 2012 9:04 pmLoading…

Neto's Tucson: Latinos slowly but surely will boost political clout

As the 1970s rolled over into the '80s, the Coors brewery launched a publicity campaign lauding the new decade.

September 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Mexican American program gets new leader, name, focus

Mexican American program gets new leader, name, focus

Tucson's largest school district has revamped its controversial Mexican American Studies department, giving it a new name and a new focus.

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Gay marriage shift energizes immigration activists

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — President Barack Obama’s shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing across the country, helping dispel what many say is an out…

May 15, 2012 8:30 amLoading…

Some Hispanics want to tell more about background

WASHINGTON — A majority of Hispanics prefer to identify themselves according to their families’ countries of origin, rather than by the government’s suggested terms “Hispanic” or “Latino,” Pew Hispanic Center reported Wednesday.

April 04, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

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