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Pew Research reports an increase among the undocumented population — maybe

Pew Research reports an increase among the undocumented population — maybe

LatinaLista — If ever there was a report that could be described as “On the one hand, yes — on the other hand, no.” it would be today’s Pew Research report New Estimate: 11.7 million in 2012: Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed The key words are “may have.” Pew Research Center’s

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One Latina journalist’s tips to help GOP politicians follow Chairman’s directive of engaging Latino media

LatinaLista — Ever since it was made clear that Obama won his bid for re-election with the help of Latino voters, Republicans have known that they need to do more to convince us that they aren’t the political bad guys. It’s a hard sell for them in light of stunts like Arizona’s Gov. Brewer who

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Why are so many Latinos pathetically apathetic?

LatinaLista — Over the summer, the Association for Psychological Science released a study that amazingly was only covered by one news media outlet. It could have been because it focused on something that most people don’t want to admit — being self-centered. According to the study, Americans are more self-centered now than they were 200

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In this day of rampant ignorant racism, it’s time to take Hispanic Heritage Month beyond fiestas

LatinaLista — You might have noticed the headline yesterday about how the White House was celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a concert featuring a carefully selected group of Latino artists – Lila Downs (Mexico), Gloria Estefan (Cuba), Ricky Martin (Puerto Rico), Alejandro Sanz (Spain), to name a few – to emphasize the diversity within the

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Latino workers vital to Michigan dairy sector

By Jeremy C. Nagel AgriNotes & News LANSING — Fruit and vegetable growers aren’t the only segment of Michigan’s vast agriculture industry clamoring for comprehensive, federal-level immigration reform. Dairy farming remains the single largest component of the state’s expanding farm sector, and Hispanic workers have become integral to our milk industry. Kerry Nobis manages a

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New study finds suppression of U.S. voters’ rights takes several forms but all threaten nation’s democracy

LatinaLista — The hallmark of the United States isn’t just our practice of democracy but the freedom of our elections — in theory. Ever since President Obama was elected to the White House, there has been an increased effort by those states with Republican majorities and/or governors to pass legislation that would keep people from

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