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The EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Smog Limit

Guest Voz: Why the EPA carbon standards are important for Latinos

Guest Voz: Why the EPA carbon standards are important for Latinos

By Nicole Hernández Hammer LatinaLista The summer is well underway and many of us are taking family trips or finding ways to bridge the school break with activities that keep kids having fun outdoors while we parents are working. As I make my summer travel plans, I am keeping my eye on AirNow, an air

Distribution of Foreign-Born Persons in U.S.

Guest Voz: Regardless of citizenship status, immigrants make positive contributions to the country

By Edward T. Rincón, Ph.D. LatinaLista We produced the attached map and assembled the following facts (source: American Community Survey 5-year estimates covering 2008-2012) to provide some balance to the wave of bad news surrounding immigrants. While it does not directly address the issue of the children that have arrived in the U.S. for refuge,

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Guest Voz: Latino Families Deserve a Much More Humanitarian Solution

By Katherine Culliton González LatinaLista During the past few weeks, the President finally called the increase in Central American children crossing the border alone, fleeing violence and poverty, “an urgent humanitarian crisis;” yet one of the root causes is this Administration’s deportation policies impacting Latino children and families. President Obama had also postponed review of

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Guest Voz: Priest shares insights of visit with Central American migrant children transferred to AZ border patrol station

LatinaLista Editor’s Note: Fr. Sean Carroll is the executive director of the Nogales, AZ-based Kino Border Initiative, a binational apostolic initiative and migration advocacy organization with offices in both Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. This week, Fr. Sean was invited to tour the Nogales Border Patrol station where some of the thousands of Central

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Guest Voz: Survey industry behind the times in how to ask and get needed information from today’s diverse population

By Edward T. Rincón, Ph.D. LatinaLista It is a common situation faced by healthcare providers today. A patient, unable to communicate well in English, arrives for treatment and often waits longer than other patients to receive treatment, may not fully understand the treatment that they are receiving, and sometimes brings a different set of cultural

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Student Guest Voz: Hispanics – The Forgotten Class in Civil Rights History

LatinaLista — Nicholas D. Dauphine, a senior at Johnson High School in Austin, Texas won first place in the LBJ Library “Civil Rights Today” Essay Contest. Dauphine was honored on April 8 at the LBJ Civil Rights Summit awards ceremony in Austin, for his prize-winning essay entitled “Hispanics – The Forgotten Class in Civil Rights

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