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Alexandra Wallace, a UCLA student who posted a video on YouTube that accused Asian students of ruining her life with their “ching chong ling long” language, has now inspired an Asian food delivery service. Ching-Chong-Ling-Long Gourmet Takeout is Westwood’s “newest, sexiest, drop-dead delicious Asian-food delivery” according to their website. The …

Border Patrol agents arrested a Houston resident for having human cargo of half a dozen illegal immigrants. According to the report of the case, Border Patrol agents detected a Toyota minivan in the area of rural road FM 2895 and Highway 59, about 13 miles west of the town of …

According to IRS documents released by the IRS on June 9, over 160 LULAC councils have automatically lost their exemption from federal income tax for failure to file an annual return for three consecutive years.

The Ford Motor Company Fund is donating another $50,000 to assist with hunger relief efforts in communities hit by tornadoes, bringing the total donations to Feeding America this month to $100,000.

Undocumented students and allies will a hold press conference to urge the passage of the DREAM Act. Who: UT student Raul Zamora, who is under deportation proceedings, religious leaders, and UT staff and professors will be speaking on the issue of deportations of DREAM Act eligible students. When: May 21st, …

Gilberto Barragan Balderas the head of the Gulf Cartel was arrested Friday when he was going to a party in the border city of Reynosa. The cartel is present in 13 Mexican states and based in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The U.S. has a bounty on his head that’s worth $5 million. …

The University of Houston men’s track and field team won their third consecutive Conference USA Outdoor Championship Sunday night.  Errol Nolanled the Cougars in points as the sophomore sprinter captured the Performance of the Meet award.   The women finished third and set a school record in the 4x100m.  Tai’shea …

The Center for Global Justice presents its fourth annual, Summer Research Internship Program