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Entries by Cristina Costantini from 05/2012

The Onion News Network Pokes Fun At Mitt Romney's Latino Outreach With Paco, The Sombrero-Wearing Parrot

Posted 05.01.2012 | Latino Voices

The Onion News Network is poking fun at Mitt Romney's campaign for their recent attempts to reach out to Hispanic voters. Some believe Romney's sta...

U.S. Border Patrol Increases Use Of Unmanned Drones For Surveillance

Posted 05.01.2012 | Latino Voices

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is ramping up its use of fancy technology to monitor the nation's borders again -- this time by ...

Immigration Attorneys File Civil Rights Complaint Against Border Patrol Agents Acting As Interpreters

Posted 05.01.2012 | Latino Voices

A Seattle-based immigrant advocacy nonprofit filed a formal civil rights complaint against the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of H...

Anastasio Hernandez Rojas Death Sparks Nationwide Call For Justice In Alleged Border Patrol Abuse

Posted 05.04.2012 | Latino Voices

From Los Angeles to Boston, protesters rallied in eight different cities nationwide Thursday to demand that the Department of Justice conduct a more t...

Border Patrol Gets First New Strategy In 8 Years

Posted 05.08.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO — With border crossings at a 40-year low, the U.S. Border Patrol announced a new strategy Tuesday that targets repeat crossers and tri...

Natalia Juarez, Mexican Candidate, Releases Topless Campaign Poster

Posted 05.10.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Social networking sites are buzzing with debate over a Mexican congressional candidate who released a campaign poster showing herself t...

New Hampshire Participation In Secure Communities Takes Many By Surprise

Posted 05.10.2012 | Latino Voices

The Department of Homeland Security is moving ahead with plans to institute the controversial Secure Communities program in the state of New Hampshire...

Anastasio Hernandez Rojas Death: 16 Members Of Congress Call For Justice

Posted 05.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Sixteen members of Congress are demanding that the federal government investigate the death of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, an undocumented immigrant wh...

Deported Moms With American Children Separated On Mother's Day

Posted 05.11.2012 | Latino Voices

As the rest of the nation celebrates the importance of motherhood Sunday, thousands of young Americans will, for the first time, be without their moms...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Death Rumor Circulates On Twitter

Posted 05.14.2012 | Latino Voices

According to many Twitter users, the famous Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez died on Monday, May 14th, 2012. But according to Colombian news ...

Government Contracts With Hispanic Owned Businesses Fell For First Time In Decade

Posted 05.14.2012 | Latino Voices

For the first time in a decade, U.S. government contracts with Latino-owned small businesses fell. According to last year's federal procurement re...

Mexican Pro-Migrant Priest Flees Death Threats

Posted 05.15.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- An outspoken priest who runs a shelter for migrants in southern Mexico has temporarily left his facility after receiving death threats,...

Census Data Indicates Shifting Latino Population In Major Cities And Rural Towns

Posted 05.16.2012 | Latino Voices

While Dominicans left New York City over the past decade, Mexicans took their place, new population data released by the NYC Department of City Planni...

Dolores Huerta To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Posted 05.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Dolores Huerta, a civil rights advocate and labor leader who fought for farmworkers rights alongside César Chavez, will be honored with one of the na...

Fingerprinting Of Immigrants Questioned In New Report, Raises Privacy Concerns

Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices

Police officers have drastically increased their use of fingerprinting technologies to track immigrants and non-criminals, according to a new report. ...

Rebecca Black Endorses Mexican Presidential Candidate Enrique Peña Nieto (VIDEO)

Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices

Rebecca Black couldn't make up her mind about where to sit in her now-infamous YouTube hit/disaster "Friday" ("Kickin’ in the front seat/Sittin’ i...