Hoy Chicago, News Report, Posted: May 31, 2011
The Illinois House of Representatives passed the Illinois DREAM Act (SB 2185) in a bipartisan 61-53 vote.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: May 31, 2011
California's prison system, according to the U.S. Supreme Court, constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.
Hispanically Speaking News, News Report, Posted: May 31, 2011
In a first, Telemundo is campaigning hard to get its lead novella, “La Reina del Sur,” noticed for Emmy nominations.
Talk.Onevietnam.org, News Report, Posted: May 30, 2011
According to Dr. Jennifer Brinkerhoff of George Washington University, who has spoken at several security conferences regarding digital diaspora networks, extremist networks tend to become more liberal as their membership grows. The idea is that a network might start with an extreme point of view, but as they grow, that point of view becomes more centric. Extreme points of view are replaced with more centric, mainstream views. It’s a regression towards the mean, a well understood concept in statistics, being applied to social networks.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 29, 2011
In a highly unusual admission of misconduct, the solicitor general posted a “Confession of Error” on the Justice Department’s blog regarding the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
GMA News.tv, News Report, Posted: May 27, 2011
Philippine officials are asking the U.S. Congress to pass a bill granting special treatment to Philippine-made garments.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 27, 2011
Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Labor Law, But It’s No Model for SB 1070
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 26, 2011
The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow counties to opt out of the controversial Secure Communities program.
U.S. Census Bureau, News Report, Posted: May 26, 2011
The U.S. Census Bureau today released a 2010 Census brief that shows the Hispanic population increased by 15.2 million between 2000 and 2010.
International Examiner, News Report, Posted: May 26, 2011
Another advocate thinks that marijuana should be legalized, regulated, and taxed just like alcohol. David Tran says his dispensary, Conscious Care Cooperative, is not about recreational use but providing “qualified patients with high quality medicine in a safe environment.” The co-operative is organized as a non-profit organization but Tran still looks at it like a business.
Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2011
National JACL, in responding to the incident, has asked local police to look into the possibility that the victims may have been targeted because of their race.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2011
The college graduation rate among Koreans in the United States is nearly double the national average, reports the Korea Times, with more than half holding a four-year degree or higher.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2011
A new study finds that many white people feel that anti-white racism has increased and even surpassed racism towards black people.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2011
Michigan governor Rick Snyder opposes passage of HB 4305, an Arizona-style immigration law.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2011
Officials from the United Kingdom and Vietnam have concluded discussions to facilitate direct flights between the two countries to take off this autumn.
El Diario/La Prensa, Editorial, Posted: May 24, 2011
Allegations of civil rights violations in Puerto Rico are on the rise, according to an editorial in El Diario/La Prensa.
Korea Joongang Daily, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2011
Washington state in the United States will issue driver’s licenses to people holding Korean licenses with a simple eye test, waiving written and driving tests. Korea will do the same for people holding Washington licenses.
Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2011
Coming soon to a Navajo Nation community near you - a new tribal jail.
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2011
A Malaysian tourist reported to a popular taxi company in Saigfvietnon that she was overcharged for a short ride by a company taxi driver, but later it turned out she had ridden in an unlicensed taxi that imitated that company’s brand.
La Opinión, Op-ed, Posted: May 21, 2011
Arnold Schwarzenegger's relationship with his Guatemalan housekeeper, Mildred Patricia Baena, has serious implications.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: May 20, 2011
A Filipino-American group pushing for the portability of U.S. Medicare insurance to the Philippines has asked community leaders in Las Vegas for support.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2011
Civil and immigrants’ rights groups across Georgia have rallied against the governor’s signing of House Bill 87, a controversial new law that mirrors legislation passed in Arizona, reports the Korea Daily.
Migration Policy Institute, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2011
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would end the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS).
Talk.Onevietnam.org, News Report, Posted: May 15, 2011
Garden Grove Ends Nude Vietnamese Coffee Houses
India Tribune, News Report, Posted: May 13, 2011
The growing demand for everything Indian abroad has led to a burgeoning illegal market in unused but valid Indian passports.
Peru21, News Report, Posted: May 13, 2011
On June 5, Peruvians go to the polls for the presidential run-off election between left-wing Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: May 13, 2011
Editors of La Opinión write that Obama’s speech on immigration this week had little effect, and pale in comparison to the record number of deportations by his administration.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: May 12, 2011
Editors of La Opinión write that the time has come for the private sector to weigh in on immigration reform.
Pew Hispanic Center, News Report, Posted: May 12, 2011
U.S. population growth over the past decade was driven almost exclusively by racial and ethnic minorities, the Pew Hispanic Center reports.
GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: May 12, 2011
Filipino-American children in San Diego, Calif., compared with non-Filipinos, are at higher risk of contracting the "Kawasaki Disease" (KD), a heart ailment that may cause sudden death among children.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: May 12, 2011
California's Mexican population increased by 35 percent in the last decade according to the latest census figures.
Nami.org, News Report, Posted: May 12, 2011
The report highlights statistics from the U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) and National Asian Women's Health Organization (NAWHO) posing concern.
Onevietnam.org, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2011
Within the space of just a few years, the communication landscape in Vietnam has totally changed. Figures from the Ministry of Information & Communications show that internet penetration has grown from 4% in 2003 to 31% in 2010. There are more people online in Vietnam than Thailand or Malaysia.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2011
Like Arizona’s SB 1070, the Utah law violates the Constitution and is even worse in requiring all Utahns to carry their ‘papers’ at all times to prove they are lawfully present.
Latino Policy Forum, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2011
Over the past decade, just 150 Latino employees have been added to the state workforce.
El Nuevo Herald, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2011
The day after President Obama called for Congressional action on immigration reform, three senators are reintroducing the DREAM Act in the Senate.
El Diario/La Prensa, Editorial, Posted: May 11, 2011
Editors of New York's Spanish-language newspaper El Diario/La Prensa call on Obama to act on immigration reform.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: May 10, 2011
President Barack Obama called on Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform in a speech from El Paso, Texas.
The Root, News Report, Posted: May 07, 2011
Instead of calling 911 when suffering a stroke, most African Americans call a friend or relative, significantly decreasing their chances of survival,
Hispanically Speaking News, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2011
Latino immigrants who work as grounds-maintenance workers are much more likely to die in work-related accidents, a new study concludes.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2011
A bill that would require adult welfare recipients to pass a drug test before collecting benefits is headed to Florida Gov. Rick Scott for signing.
Hispanically Speaking News, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2011
The United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations has released a “unity" redistricting map aimed at protecting voting rights of communities of color in Illinois.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2011
News of Osama bin Laden’s death has not come without more incidents of backlash towards American Muslims.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2011
President Barack Obama will travel to El Paso, Texas on Tuesday, where he will speak about immigration.
Koream Magazine, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2011
Maryland passes Dream Act.
Latino Print Network, News Report, Posted: May 05, 2011
A new report reveals disparities between the amount of local news offered on Comcast's English- and Spanish-language stations.
Chicago News Cooperative, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2011
Illinois is the first state in the nation to withdraw from the Secure Communities program.
Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2011
Residents of New York's Chinatown hope the New York Police Department will reopen Park Row, the main street of Chinatown.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2011
Sing Tao in New York reports that many Chinese family members of 9/11 victims are finding relief in the death or Osama bin Laden.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2011
Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus have issued statements on the death of Osama bin Laden, praising the Obama Administration and the armed forces but warning that the threat of terrorism continues.
Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2011
he first areas to get the new channels will be Window Rock, Tohatchi and Shiprock. He added that the signal will reach communities around these towns.
Philippine Daily Inquirer, News Feature, Posted: May 03, 2011
Seeking better opportunities outside their country, 257 Filipino teachers have found jobs in private schools in Cambodia.
Indian Country, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2011
America regarded Osama bin Laden as a Hitler, but the U.S. military code-named him "Geronimo," an insult to the memory of a great Apache leader and Native America.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2011
A Tennessee judge has ruled in favor of immigrant mother Juana Villegas, who was shackled during labor and after giving birth while being held in the custody.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2011
Texas state Rep. Garnet Coleman, D-Houston, has sent a letter to the U.S. Justice Department challenging the new redistricting map passed by Republican Texas lawmakers last month.
Oh My News, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2011
As crowds gathered across the U.S. to celebrate the killing of Osama bin Laden, ending a more than decade long hunt for the number one suspect in the World Trade Center bombings of 2001, a report in Korea's citizen journalist publication Oh My News urges Americans to reconsider their own country's role in creating bin Laden "the monster."
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2011
The news that Osama bin Laden had been killed sparked a number of reactions from Latin American media, from hope to skepticism.