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Webinar series strives to show Latinas how to “step into their political power”

LatinaLista — There are 104 women serving in the 114th U.S. Congress – 32 percent are women of color. The Center for American Women and Politics reports that 11.5 percent of the 78 women serving in statewide elective executive offices are women of color with 22 percent women of color comprising the 1,786 women state…

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In only five years, Latinos will account for over 40% of the increase in U.S. employment

LatinaLista — Dr. Steve Murdock, founding director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University and former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, has long been sounding the alarm to legislators and policy makers of a future where Latinos will become not only Texas’ majority but the nation’s. In that respect,…

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Breaking News: White House says today’s court ruling doesn’t affect current DACA program

LatinaLista — Cecilia Muñoz, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, reiterated to reporters on an afternoon telephone conference call that despite the overnight ruling from a Texas judge halting the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, and the implementation of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans…

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New report reveals diversity is ongoing challenge for Main Street USA

LatinaLista — A new analysis of the “changing face of America” reveals that the diversity experience depends a whole lot on where you live. In WalletHub’s latest report, 2015′s Cities with the Most and Least Ethno-Racial and Linguistic Diversity, the 350 most populated cities used in the analysis underscore the broader definition of diversity. According…

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New bilingual online platform helps DREAMers and other immigrants navigate, complete and file immigration paperwork

LatinaLista — Filing government or legal paperwork is a necessary eye-crossing task that most of us have to do more often than we like. Thank goodness we live in the tech age. Software and/or websites have been created to make the whole process easier and less time consuming. From figuring out how much we owe…

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