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Watch A Republican Congressman Sidestep A Straightforward Question About Immigration

Bloomberg | Michael C. Bender | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

On Monday's episode of “With All Due Respect,” Representative Tim Huelskamp, one of the most strident anti-illegal immigration Republicans in the ...

Don't Ignore the Banks for the Stream

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

Jim Estrada has gifted us a poignant and highly usable guide to navigate the culture and the foundational importance of Latino USA.

Raúl De Molina Explains Why 'Latinos Are Going To The Spanish Networks'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Raúl De Molina isn’t satisfied with the state of Latino representation on television. In an interview with HuffPost Live, the Emmy Award-winnin...

The Implications Of Using 'Señora' Versus 'Señorita'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.19.2014 | Latino Voices

Thinking twice about using "señora" or "señorita"? That's probably a good thing, because the implications behind the two can be quite suggestive. ...

ELL Parents: Forcing Change and Fighting to Be Heard Within Our U.S. School System!

Laura Wellington | Posted 06.09.2014 | Education
Laura Wellington

Only in America can taking 36th place award you a grand prize of $71 billion dollars. But that's where we are folks. According to the 2012 Program For...

Knowing When to Ask For Help Is Key to Aging with Dignity and Independence

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 05.10.2014 | Impact
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

You never know when you or someone you love might need daily help, such as assistance getting groceries, help with transportation or round the clock care, all of which require planning and coordination.

Hernan Lopez on Spanish Language TV and FOX International Channels | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media
Jimmy Nguyen

Hernan Lopez, President & CEO of FOX International Channels, speaks with me about the continued rise of Spanish language television and the worldwid...

HealthCare.gov Getting Better, Unless You Speak Spanish

Patricia Guerra | Posted 02.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Patricia Guerra

Recent reports show light at the end of the tunnel for the Affordable Care Act's infamous website. For New York non-English speakers, however, the story doesn't end there.

You Have The Right To A Correct Translation

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Cops giving Miranda warnings in Spanish better make sure nothing gets lost in translation. Miranda warnings given in translation to Spanish-speaki...

Neither Fast Nor Furious: Part 2

Jeff Valdez | Posted 09.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Jeff Valdez

For years there was what ad agencies called an "ethnic budget" created to cater to all "non-white" people in America. Some marketers are now going as far as to say that Hispanics don't need a special budget, as they are now part of the "Mainstream."

7 Phrases Your Spanish Speaking Friends Don't Actually Use

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2013 | Latino Voices

One in every four people in the United States can speak another language, according to Gallup. The most common language spoken, apart from English...

Immigrants Today Learning English Much Faster Than Europeans Did

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Today's immigrants are learning English more quickly than the throngs of German-Americans who migrated to the United States more than 100 years ago, a...

8 Reasons Why Spanish ISN'T A Foreign Language

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 06.14.2013 | Latino Voices

Anyone who’s ever enrolled in a Spanish class knows that schools generally refer to it as a “foreign language.” Most of us repeat the phrase...

Malia Obama's Is Dominating This New Language, Dad Says

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2013 | Latino Voices

The White House may be the next thing to go Latino. First daughter Malia Obama has gained a strong command of the Spanish language, President Barac...

24 Words You Didn't Know Were Spanish

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Many Americans worry that the recent era of mass migration will permanently change the face of the United States. But they forget that English-spe...

Slammed For Speaking Spanish?!

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Is English going the way of the printed newspaper? One Boston columnist seems to think so. In an article published Wednesday, Jeff Jacoby of t...

Arizona's Latest Anti-Immigrant Law Proposed

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2013 | Latino Voices

An Arizona politician wants to crack down on printing government documents in Spanish. State Rep. Steve Smith has filed legislation that would pro...

Learning to Read Neruda

Terence Clarke | Posted 03.04.2013 | San Francisco
Terence Clarke

Twenty years after my first class at Casa Hispana, I began my translation of Pablo Neruda's "100 Sonnets of Love," a collection of sonnets written to Neruda's wife Matilde. Each one of these poems is a flash of light, a lightning strike of love.

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

You Won't Believe Why This Coach Was Ejected

Sun Sentinel | Aurelio Moreno | Posted 02.19.2013 | Miami

A volunteer soccer coach for a city-sponsored youth league was ejected from a game after two referees ordered him to stop giving instructions in Spani...

Continuing Education: A Foray Into Language Exchange

Shara Azad | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
Shara Azad

I am taking Spanish lessons over the Internet. And as much as I'd like to pretend that my life is a Nora Ephron film, this has turned out to be no You've Got Mail-esque scenario.

The Gift of Language

John F. Schwaller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
John F. Schwaller

The study of foreign languages is simply the gift that keeps on giving. It provides a person with multiple perspectives from which to view the world. It actually strengthens the mind. It allows a person to travel to other countries, which is also a great gift.

17 Reasons Every American Should Learn Spanish

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Ever hear about those teachers who used to tape kids mouths shut for speaking Spanish in schools along the U.S.-Mexico border? Turns out they were...

Illinois Gov. Signs Law To Strengthen Bilingual Programs

Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.21.2012 | Latino Voices

Earlier this month, Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois signed new legislation designed to strengthen the state's bilingual education programs into law. ...

Why English Is No Longer Enough

Chris Cummings | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Chris Cummings

You may not realize it, but the U.S. is becoming a bilingual nation. Today, more than 37 million people speak Spanish at home. Pause and think about that number: For 37 million people in the U.S., speaking Spanish is more comfortable than speaking English.