President Trump says his support among Latino voters is rising

Politics 06/20/19, 21:07

President Donald Trump asserted that his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and taking credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a sometimes combative interview airing Thursday ...

Despite pressure, many Hispanics remain pro-life

Opinion 06/17/19, 03:13

Hispanics and pro-life advocacy go together naturally, in no small part because of Hispanics’ Christian faith. Studies have shown that most Hispanics are religious, with about 83 percent of them affirming a religious affiliation. More important than statistics, however, and more indicative of ...

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum

U.S. 05/31/19, 12:17

Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California.The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena.There will be tough competition to win over Latino ...

Update: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer

U.S. 05/23/19, 13:29

The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local):1:30 p.m.Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must ...

California growth rate slows as 2020 census looms

U.S. 05/02/19, 00:10

The country's most populous state picked a bad time for its slowest growth rate in history: The eve of the 2020 census.California officials are spending millions preparing for the all-important head count that distributes federal tax dollars and influences congressional ...

Update: Court conservatives seem OK with census question

Politics 04/23/19, 15:11

The Latest on Supreme Court arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census (all times local): 4 p.m. The Supreme Court's conservative majority appears ready to uphold the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on ...

Florida bill to ban sanctuary policies draws debate

U.S. 04/17/19, 21:25

A proposed ban on sanctuary policies evoked talk of fear and bigotry, shouts of "Shame on you!" and the scolding of a Democratic senator who admonished a woman Wednesday for disparaging Miami, the Florida city with the largest Hispanic population. After ...

Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make

Science 03/11/19, 14:53

African-Americans and Hispanics breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, a new study said.A study looked at who is exposed to fine particle pollution — responsible for about 100,000 American deaths a year — ...

Exhibit on US Latina ‘cholas’ opens in Albuquerque

U.S. 03/08/19, 16:40

A national Hispanic center is displaying a unique art exhibit on the chola — the working class, Mexican-American urban female often associated with gangs.The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque opened the "Que Chola Exhibition" on Friday with pieces by ...

Feds: Forgery operation produced over 10,000 fake documents

U.S. 03/05/19, 18:29

Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards, drivers' licenses and immigration documents that were sold around the United States for years. The clandestine operation, revealed for ...

Explains: Anti-assimilation claims haunt Latinos, Asians

U.S. 01/28/19, 22:38

NBC's Tom Brokaw drew strong criticism for saying that Hispanics needed to work harder at assimilating and learning English. Megan Neely, a Duke University graduate studies director, also sparked anger for warning international Asian students in an email against speaking ...

Ed Pastor, Arizona’s 1st Hispanic Congressman, to be buried

U.S. 12/07/18, 01:33

Former U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, Arizona's first Hispanic member of Congress, will be laid to rest Friday.A weeklong celebration of Pastor's life will culminate with a funeral Mass on Friday afternoon and burial immediately after.Pastor, a liberal Democrat known for ...

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