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Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land

Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land

By Eliana Alcaraz Esparza LatinaLista (Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared the Herald de Paris) HOLLYWOOD – On this particular Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014, Mexican singer Lupillo Rivera felt happy as a “King.” It was on this day his much-anticipated single, “El Rey de los Borrachos” was to be released. He had been signing

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Native-born Latinos now outnumber Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. workforce

LatinaLista — A popular line of defense when justifying the presence of Latino migrants in the country was “they do the jobs Americans don’t want.” Well, the next generation of Latinos is putting a spin on those words according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends. For the first time

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Obama administration declares surge at TX-Mexico border of unaccompanied minors a “humanitarian crisis”

LatinaLista — Fleeing life-threatening violence, extreme poverty or just wanting to be with their parents are reasons cited as to why there has been a 90 percent increase over last year of children from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico making the dangerous journey to the United States by themselves. While various immigrant advocates have

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Latino iPhone users high-risk for going over data plans and it’s Facebook’s fault

LatinaLista — One of the few statistics that actually creates pride among most Latinos is the one that makes it clear Latinos are the “trendsetters in digital.” The term ‘early adopter’ has long been used to describe our collective fascination with technology. According to Nielsen’s Digital Consumer Report, Latinos own more digital devices and spend

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Report reveals young adult voters losing interest showing up at the polls

LatinaLista — With the line blurring between politicians and celebrities, it’s no wonder that voting rates among young voters (18-29) has fallen off over the last few years. In Hollywood-speak, there isn’t a “box office” name at the polls that has captured the attention or generated the enthusiasm among young voters since Obama ran in

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Immigrant advocates launch national campaign highlighting Obama administration’s deportation record

LatinaLista — A tweet making its way through the Twittersphere over the last few days is one with a simple message: “Don’t be a DIC.” The double-meaning is supposed to startle the reader into finding out more — something that the issue the tweet is about has failed to do among a majority of Americans.

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