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Arizona Democrat Bill Would Automatically Restore Voting Rights to Felons

Tweet By Matthew Hendley Wed., Feb. 12 2014 at 6:00 AM - phoenixnewtimes.com U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made headlines Tuesday by calling on states to repeal laws that keep felons from voting after they’ve finished their sentences. One Arizona Democrat already introduced a related proposal several weeks ago, but it hasn’t seen any action at […]

HBO Orders “The Brink” With Esai Morales TV Series

Tweet The word came down yesterday, HBO has given a series order to the dark comedy The Brink, which means Esai Morales will be the the next Latino President of the United States (his pal Jimmy Smits held that office first on TV). The pilot script was written by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, directed […]

Edward James Olmos to Be Honored for His Advocacy

Tweet Actor and filmmaker Edward James Olmos will be recognized for his work against human trafficking, his support for immigration reform and his fast with Cesar Chavez to call attention to farm worker safety. The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will present the “Stand and Deliver” actor with the Lupe Ontiveros Indomitable Spirit Award at […]

L.A. Woman Posts Alleged Police Brutality Video to YouTube

Tweet Aloni Bonilla uploaded one of the close to 82,000 YouTube videos with headlines that promise to show “police brutality caught on tape.” “220lb. OFFICER BEATS UP WOMAN INSIDE A HOSPITAL,” reads the headline for the 20-minute video Bonilla uploaded on March 9, 2013. But Bonilla’s YouTube video is different from most of the videos […]

ACTION ALERT: Don’t Leave Latinos Uninsured, Urge Your Governor to Expand Medicaid!

Tweet February 7, 2014 Contact: Luis Torres, latorres at LULAC.org, (202) 833-6130 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 10.2 million uninsured Latinos will have an opportunity to receive affordable health insurance coverage. Health reform is already making a difference in our community. It has created new coverage options for Latinos, particularly for […]

State bill calls for restrictions on public resources for illegal immigrants

Tweet By: Sara Goldenberg PHOENIX – A new state bill would make it against the law for an illegal immigrant to use public resources including driving on public roads. State Representative Carl Seel (R-District 20) said House Bill 2192 would only affect undocumented immigrants who have committed a crime. Seel said it would be an […]

Brazilian nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

Tweet BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian senator has nominated National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Sen. Vanessa Grazziotin heads the Senate panel investigating U.S. espionage in Brazil. She says in a Tuesday statement that Snowden’s revelations contribute to a more “stable and peaceful world.” Grazziotin says when governments […]

Cesar Chavez (Movie coming soon!)

Tweet Directed by Diego Luna, Chávez chronicles the birth of a modern American movement led by famed civil rights leader and labor organizer, Cesar Chavez. Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his […]

Independent Voters to Republican Party: Halt Immigration Reform and We Will Halt Your Power in 2014 Elections

Tweet Phoenix, AZ — Republicans are warning President Obama that if he halts immigrant deportations then the GOP will halt immigration reform. But the Republican Party has already halted immigration reform as Mexican-Americans / Latinos, Women and Independent voters have noted it has been over 7 months since the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a historic comprehensive […]

House Passed Farm Bill will affect Latino Families

Tweet By Latinovations On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed a long-awaited Farm Bill that will preserve crop subsidies, but cut food stamps, causing many Latino families to lose the primary source for feeding their families. “I know many of my colleagues would just like this whole farm bill issue to go away. They want […]