• Guatemalan couple defrauded for more than $1,500 through phone threats

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — On Monday, December 12, María Martínez received a phone call from California...

  • Is it the end for dual language education in Delaware?

    By Gabriel Pilonieta-Blanco El Tiempo Hispano Dual language education, Spanish and English in Lewis Elementary School in...

  • The Headaches of Immigration Law

    By Eduardo Gonzalez El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — Making the topic so difficult to discuss rationally is...

  • Delaware Recognized for Racial Justice Improvement Project Efforts

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — The Delaware Courts, criminal justice agencies, and others were recog- nized for their leadership in efforts to implement racial and justice fairness initiatives during a conference sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assis- tance (BJA) and the American Bar Association on October 21 – 22, 2011 in...

  • Connecting the Catholic Hispanic Community

    El Tiempo Hispano Catholic Relief Services (CRS), one of the largest faith-based international aid organizations in the United States and one of the world’s foremost agencies for humanitarian aid and disaster relief, further enhanced its outreach efforts to U.S. Hispanics. Through an updated digital platform, CRS will offer Hispanics a better way...

  • Good-bye Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs, Hello Hispanic Commission

    By Gabriel Pilonieta-Blanco El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — The Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs (GACHA) of Delaware has ceased to exist as such, and by means of Governor Jack Markell’s executive order, the new institution representing Hispanics in Delaware will be the Delaware Hispanic Commission. Since the creation of the Hispanic...

  • Delaware and Chile: a very fruitful relationship

    By Fernando Alcayaga El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — The governor of Delaware, Jack Markell, has recently concluded a very successful trade mission to Chile. During his stay, Governor Markell signed a covenant to extend the terms of an agreement between the Port of Wilmington and Chile to ensure the continued storage and...

  • La Exitosa nominated to the Marconi award

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — Rafael Orlando and La Exitosa station have been nominated for the Mar- coni award this year, as the Hispanic Personality and the Latin Station of the Year respectively. The Marconi award is granted by the National Association of Broadcasters as an acknowledgement to commentators as well as...

  • Mexican Migration Patterns Signal a New Immigration Reality

    MetroLatinoUSA WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fewer Coming, Fewer Leaving, and 3/5 of Unauthorized Have Been Here for a Decade or Longer The Immigration Policy Center released a summary of recent data on Mexican migration to and from the United States. This data provides an important reminder that as migration patterns change over time,...

  • Young Delaware delegation creates “solidarity” with people of Guatemala

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — The ten members of the Solidarity with Guatemala delegation from the diocese of Wilmington were back from their trip to Guatemala two weeks ago, still with emotions running high, they talked about their impressions with El Tiempo Hispano. The delegation’s members, the youngest ones so far, were...

  • DREAM Act Sabbath

    MetroLatinoUSA WASHINGTON, DC — Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and more than a dozen religious leaders representing a broad variety of faith traditions, today announced a DREAM Act Sabbath – an initiative enlisting churches, synagogues, and mosques around the country to dedicate time during their regular...

  • New accessory line for women inspired by Latin America

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — Roxanna is a Venezuelan visual communicator that has lived in Delaware for the past five years working in the design of printed material and web pages. In these past two years she had the idea to broaden her creative spectrum and design some other products, mainly for...

  • Rights Groups Say Proposed Tweaks to Secure Communities Program Are Too Little Too Late

    MetroLatinoUSA WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Constitutional Rights, Detention Watch Network (DWN), Rights Working Group (RWG), National Day Laborer Organizing Network and the National Immigration Project reject Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) announcement of minor changes to Secure Communities, a federal immigration enforcement program that has come under fire by communities...

  • Immigrants in America: More Skilled and Educated Than Ever Before

    MetroLatinoUSA.com Washington D.C. – This Thursday the Brookings Institution released a new report, The Geography of Immigrant Skills: Educational Profiles of Metropolitan Areas, which finds that more working-age immigrants hold college degrees than lack high-school diplomas. This newly-released data has broad implications for an immigration debate that is driven largely by myths...

  • A Bright Start: Latino pre-schoolers screened for dyslexia

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — Reading can be a simple and automatic task to people without any problem. However, reading is a complex and difficult task for our brain, so it should not be a surprise that so many children struggle with it. In fact, between 15% and 20% of US population...

  • Hispanic Comm Redistricting Task Force Releases Proposed Map for 37th State Representative District

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — Members of the Hispanic Community Redistricting Task Force held a press conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 27th in front of the Sussex County Building in Georgetown to announce the formation of its Sussex County Committee and the task force’s proposal for public participation in the General...

  • Positive Development Strategies for Disconnected Latino Youth

    MetroLatinoUSA WASHINGTON D.C. — Latino youth are one of the fastest-growing segments of the population in the United States, poised to fill the workforce gap as millions of baby boomers retire over the next decade. Yet, achieving economic mobility remains out of reach for as much as 42% of Latino youth who...

  • Court Protects Immigrants’ Right To Reopen Cases From Outside the U.S.

    MetroLatino WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal appellate court recently reversed a Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) decision that would have prevented noncitizens from presenting new evidence in their removal cases – evidence that potentially could change the outcome – because they are outside the United States. As the Legal Action Center of...

  • Daizy Fuentes Named Delaware Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — On Thursday, March 24, Glasgow High School junior Daizy Fuentes was honored by the Delaware Boys & Girls Clubs, receiving their Youth of the Year award. Eighteen-year-old Daizy is an unassuming girl with a tattoo that reads “love” on her right leg. Daizy spoke with El Tiempo...

  • Delaware’s Hispanic population nearly doubled in 2010

    El Tiempo Hispano DELAWARE — U.S. Census Bureau Delivered Delaware’s 2010 Census Population Totals, Including First Look at Race and Hispanic Origin Data for Legislative Redistricting . Delaware’s Hispanic population grew in 96.4% in 2010. The U.S. Census Bureau released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor...