Monthly Archives: July 2012

‘Undocubus’ tours the country to call for immigration reform

The “Undocubus” began its cross-country tour from Phoenix, Arizona to North Carolina last Sunday July 27th and it is scheduled to arrive to the Democratic National Convention on September 3, reports Politic365. The bus is be filled with undocumented activists … Continue reading

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Mexican gardener creates scholarship fund for Hispanic students

Mexican immigrant Catalino Tapia, who owns a landscape business, created the Bay Area Gardeners Foundation, whose primary goal is to help the children of gardeners go to college, reports Latino Fox News. Up to now the foundation has helped 112 young … Continue reading

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Conference focuses on logistics and security in trade between Mexico and the U.S.

The Border Trade Alliance is organizing a conference to discuss ideas to improve trade between the U.S. and Mexico on Thursday, August, 2nd in Mexico City, reported the newspaper San Antonio Express-News. The conference titled Trade & Security: The Impact … Continue reading

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Democrat hopeful to U.S. Senate promises path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants to Texan voters

One of the two Democrat candidates to the U.S. Senate in Texas has promised a path to legal status to undocumented immigrants through a new TV ad, reports the Texas Tribune. Grady Yarbrough seeks to replace Republican U.S. Senator Kay … Continue reading

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McCain gives advice to Romney to soften his rhetoric on immigration to win Hispanic votes

Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) placed a joint call to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in January, urging him to tone down his anti-immigration rhetoric in order to win Hispanic votes, according to The Daily … Continue reading

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Mexican immigration to the U.S. declines report says

A new report by the financial group BBVA shows that Mexican immigrants contribute with 4 percent of total U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, nearly one fifth of the national added value of agriculture in the U.S. comes from Mexican … Continue reading

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Wisconsin needs immigrants to fill job openings, says consultant

An unpaid consultant on workforce development in Wisconsin recommended Gov. Scott Walker to attract more immigrants to fill job openings, according to The Milwaukee Business Journal. Consultant Tim Sullivan told The Business Journal’s Jobs Forum discussion at The Wisconsin Club … Continue reading

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Immigrants from China are second group of apprehensions at U.S. borders after Latin American countries

Daniel Milian, a Border Patrol supervisor, explained to PolitiFact that there have placed signs in Mandarin, the language widely spoken in China, along the Texas-Mexico border. Mandarin was chosen because immigrants from China are second to immigrants from Spanish-speaking countries … Continue reading

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Mexican call center seeks to expand Spanish-speaking services in the U.S.

Atencion Telefonica is a Mexican call center that established an American company called America Contact LLC, to sell Spanish-language call center services to U.S. companies from their headquarters in San Diego, California, according to the marketing publication Portada. AtelUSA does … Continue reading

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Mexican-born athlete competes for the second time with the U.S. Olympic team

Born in Mexico, Leo Manzano’s rise to two-time Olympian was as unlikely as it is inspiring, reports Latino Fox News.  The 27-year-old runner will compete as part of Team USA in the 1500 meters in London. Born in Mexico, Manzano … Continue reading

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