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Immigration protests by seven college students set to end Sunday

by Associated Press | August 7, 2007
PHOENIX A hunger strike intended to draw attention to a proposal in Congress to give children [...] Read more
Judge’s ruling against Pennsylvania town’s anti-illegal immigrant law could have broader impact

Judge’s ruling against Pennsylvania town’s anti-illegal immigrant law could have broader impact

by Associated Press | July 28, 2007
HAZLETON Pennsylvania A federal judge's ruling that a Pennsylvania city may not enforce its to [...] Read more
NW Ark. college offers program for Spanish-speaking students

NW Ark. college offers program for Spanish-speaking students

by Associated Press |
BENTONVILLE Ark. Making the jump from high school to college can be difficult enough, let alon [...] Read more
Judge strikes down Hazleton’s illegal immigrant law

Judge strikes down Hazleton’s illegal immigrant law

by Associated Press | July 27, 2007
HAZLETON Pa. A federal judge on Thursday struck down the city of Hazleton's tough crackdown on [...] Read more
U.S.: Immigrants earning less, their children’s progress up economic ladder slows

U.S.: Immigrants earning less, their children’s progress up economic ladder slows

by Associated Press |
NEW YORK The promise of the American dream continues to lure immigrants to U.S. shores, but t [...] Read more
Texas leads nation in teen birth rate, study says

Texas leads nation in teen birth rate, study says

by Associated Press |
HOUSTON Texas had the nation's highest birth rate among teenagers ages 15 to 19 in 2004, accor [...] Read more
Arkansas DWI Program Reflects Cultural Differences of Hispanic Offenders

Arkansas DWI Program Reflects Cultural Differences of Hispanic Offenders

by Associated Press | July 18, 2007
BENTONVILLE, Ark. Emmanuel Flores says the court-ordered alcohol-safety programs he teaches re [...] Read more
Audit Clears UT-Pan Am President of Using Public Funds to Improve Residence

Audit Clears UT-Pan Am President of Using Public Funds to Improve Residence

by Associated Press | July 13, 2007
AUSTIN Texas The president of University of Texas-Pan American did not know she was breaking r [...] Read more
Educated Immigrants Often Can’t Find Jobs that Match Skills

Educated Immigrants Often Can’t Find Jobs that Match Skills

by Associated Press |
SAN FRANCISCO In Peru, Ines Gonzalez-Lehman directed a 14-person marketing team at a high-tec [...] Read more
Iowa colleges reach out to Hispanics

Iowa colleges reach out to Hispanics

by Associated Press | July 5, 2007
DES MOINES Iowa Several universities and colleges in Iowa are ready to add Spanish-language pa [...] Read more
Education Department report: Eastern Michigan violated Clery Act

Education Department report: Eastern Michigan violated Clery Act

by Associated Press | July 3, 2007
DETROIT A U.S. Department of Education review found that Eastern Michigan University's handli [...] Read more

NMSU Carlsbad branch names interim executive director

by Associated Press | July 1, 2007
CARLSBAD N.M. A former community college president has been named interim executive director o [...] Read more
Hispanic Veterans Suing Over Texas Denial of Tuition Waver

Hispanic Veterans Suing Over Texas Denial of Tuition Waver

by Associated Press | June 28, 2007
DALLAS Two Texas veterans are challenging a state policy barring them from receiving college [...] Read more

UNM Los Alamos branch has new executive director

by Associated Press | June 20, 2007
LOS ALAMOS N.M. The University of New Mexico's Los Alamos branch has a new executive director. [...] Read more
Migrant education shows young Hispanics striving to assimilate

Migrant education shows young Hispanics striving to assimilate

by Associated Press | June 18, 2007
NEW OXFORD Pa. Uprooted from his native Mexico and overwhelmed by an unfamiliar language, Jo [...] Read more