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Deportation will cost the U.S. Trillions

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According to a recent study, it could cost more to deport undocumented immigrants than allow the people to remain in the United States. The American Action Forum has addressed the U.S. government’s concern with a twist in statistics and financial data. How could it be that 11.2 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. could cost Read More

Arias trial ends in life sentence

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If you mention the name Jodi Arias, you will hear something about her. She is infamous for the murder of her boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Since 2008, many of us were coming up with our own assumptions as to what really happened between Jodi and Travis. Jodi Arias kept changing her story throughout the years of Read More

Hernandez: From the gridiron to a life sentence

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On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, a jury found Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in the first degree.  The trial lasted 41 days and featured 135 witnesses stretched over parts of ten weeks.  The trial was repeatedly delayed by the harsh winter weather elements.  Seven women and five men made up the respective Bristol County jury.  Read More

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an important topic for Latinos because one in six Latinas report a sexual assault in their lifetime. Many experience sexual assault in their childhood; others “milder” forms of assault, like fondling; and others still experience it as adults. The offender will be a family member or close acquaintance in most Read More

Teacher Assistant strips in front of class

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A 31 year old teacher’s assistant was arrested and charged March 25th with false imprisonment and resisting arrest at Lemon Grove Academy in California. There are a total of 28 charges against Ms. Lira,  14 counts of child endangerment and 14 counts of child imprisonment. Linda Lira is being held at the Las Colinas Detention Read More

Emory University announces financial aid for undocumented students

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a policy started back in June 2012 by the Obama administration, that provides temporary legal status and work permits for young individuals who entered the country illegally as children. This certainly made a huge impact in the Latino community across the states with the ability for the Read More

Rich kids behaving badly

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Have you ever crossed paths with rich kids that seem to be arrogant, big headed and just all together snobby? If so, you might be able to picture these privileged Catholic High school students’ short graduation video that has been under fire recently with Mexican news outlets as well as regular Mexican citizens who are Read More

Letourneau and Fualaau: Ten years later

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The infamous story that caught headlines back in 1996 was the affair between a teacher (34) and her student (13). This story is once again receiving much media attention now that this relationship has lasted almost 10 years. Mary Kay Letourneau, a former middle school teacher, had an affair with her 13-year-old student, Vili Fualaau, Read More

Jacksonville businessman fakes his death

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Two years ago, 62 year old Jose Lantigua of Jacksonville, Florida faked his death. He was arrested in North Carolina on March 21st due to alleged life insurance fraud. Hartford Life and Annuity Life Insurance Co. filed lawsuits claiming Lantigua was still alive and the company should not be making payments for the past two Read More

Unaccompanied minors need attorneys

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Remember last summer when the media was in a frenzy over the sky rocketing number of unaccompanied children crossing over to the United States? In July of 2014, the Obama administration’s Department of Justice created the priority dockets, in other words it is a system that allows unaccompanied children to be processed through the court Read More