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El Paso woman running for the U.S. Senate stands for women and minorities

El Paso woman running for the U.S. Senate stands for women and minorities

By Jasmine Aguilera Borderzine EL PASO — One El Pasoan said she’s tired of Texas being on “Cruz control,” so she has decided to run for a U.S. Senate seat, the first from this region to take the step. Maxey Scherr, a 33-year-old El Paso attorney, will be campaigning against incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX).


A Georgia immigrant student’s compelling journey to post-secondary studies

By Elizabeth Vazquez-De la Peña La Voz Latina Andrea Huisa was born in Lima, Peru, as the firstborn of six children. Her loving parents, like most parents, always wanted the best for their eldest daughter. Thus, shortly after she was born, her father moved to Athens, Ga., in search of a better life for his


Mexico’s Teletón fundraiser builds first US children’s rehab center in San Antonio

By Joe Sandoval La Prensa de San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, TX — For an untold number of years Teletón Navideño has been a part of the Holidays in Mexico and its fundraising efforts to help children with physical disabilities, cancer and autism. All this came about with state-of-the-art rehabilitation centers throughout México. The best thing


TX attorney creates national organization providing free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in U.S.

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian NUEVO PROGRESO, TX – An attorney and bail bonds company owner in Edinburg has started a national organization to provide free legal advice to Mexican nationals living in the United States. Fred Regalado has helped immigrants in South Texas over the years through his 4 Aces Bail Bonds firm


University of Houston research finds potential key to learning a new language

The Venture A new study by University of Houston (UH) researchers may lead to dramatic changes in the way language is taught and learned – especially a second language. These findings are important because statistics show 60 percent of the children in the Houston Independent School District are non-native English speakers, a category on the