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IRS scam possibly targeting Hispanics

April 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Although many people across the United States were rushing to finish their taxes by the deadline, Jose had no such problem. Continue Reading

Education Dept. report: Minority students punished more frequently, harshly

March 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More than 70 percent of students involved in school-related arrests or cases referred to law enforcement were Hispanic or African-American, according to an Education Department report that raises questions about whether students of all races are disciplined evenhandedly in America’s schools.
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GOP attempting to stop child tax break for illegal immigrants

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The GOP proposal would require people who claim the credit to have Social Security numbers as proof that they’re legal workers. It’s being offered as a way to help pay for extending the Social Security tax cut for most American wage-earners. Continue Reading

Gingrich: Romney self-deportation plan is ‘Obama-level fantasy’

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Romney: Gingrich pandering to Hispanics, supported self-deportation himself onceDuring a debate earlier this week, Mitt Romney said he favors self-deportation over policies that would require the federal government to round up millions of illegal immigrants and send them back to their home countries. Advocates of Romney’s approach argue that illegal immigration can be curbed by denying public benefits to them, prompting them to leave the United States on their own.
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Hispanic workers do much of work on large dairies

December 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Jenner Almeda was willing to discuss why he moved from Brazil to work on a South Dakota dairy farm but he had to keep working as he talked. Continue Reading

Revised fed formula shows 16% of Americans live in poverty

November 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hispanics surpass blacks for first time on poverty scaleNew census estimates show the number of Americans living in poverty is higher than previously known reaching a new level of 49.1 million, or 16 percent.
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Census twist: More Hispanics listed themselves as white in 2010 count

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The 2010 census forms specifically instructed Latinos that Hispanic origins are not races and to select a recognized category such as white or black. It appears now that the response caused an unexpected growth in the U.S.’s white population. Continue Reading

Minorities, especially Hispanics, account for most of Minnesota’s population growth

March 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota’s population growth between 2000 and 2010 was driven by an increase in minority residents, especially Hispanics, Census Bureau numbers released Wednesday show. Continue Reading

Commentary: Angle shows Latinos she’s no Reagan

October 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO Ronald Reagan said that Hispanics don’t have to be told to vote Republican. Given their conservative values, they already are Republican. They just don’t know it. Continue Reading