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  Joshua A. Molina’s death in Iraq did not cut short his dreams of bettering the lives of Guatemalan children. Molina, a 20-year-old Army Corporal, was born and raised in Houston. As he grew up, he always knew he wanted to join the Army. Molina joined the ROTC program at …

    On the heels of the Hope and SEIU endorsement, Criselda Romero, candidate for District J, received the support and endorsement of the Harris County AFL-CIO. “There are many challenges facing our workers today, and the Harris County AFL-CIO is an organization dedicated to making their voice heard on …

  As a senior in bilingual education with a minor in mathematics, Victoria Valdez scoffs at what she sees as an assault on the teaching profession.  In the past few years, teachers have endured scrutiny about performance, changes to pay, challenges to teaching unions and most recently, steep budget cuts …

  With the passing of Senate Bill 324, the University of Houston–Clear Lake has been approved to provide classes in the freshman and sophomore levels. UH-CL currently has undergraduate students only at the junior and senior levels. “In addition to sustaining our long-standing partnerships with area community colleges for transfer …

  Latino and Muslim are two words that come charged with various sentiments in American society. Being a Latino Muslim comes with the challenge of facing both religious and ethnic ostracism. Juan Alvarado was raised Catholic by his Dominican parents but converted to Islam at the end of his college …

Five Texas cities made the list of top cities for young Latinos 18-34. Boston took the top spot because of its diversity, low unemployment and college graduation rates for Latinos.

Today DHS, under President Obama’s direction, announced it will no longer target low-priority immigration cases. Instead, DHS will focus on deporting undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes and/or pose a security risk.

    As of June 27, 2011 the US has lost over 6,000 soldiers in wars in the Middle East. Texas accounts for 664 of those deaths. This pdf document was obtained from the Department of Defense. It breaks down the casualties by state and operation. (use the pdf viewer …

Houston council members Edwards and Rodriguez file lawsuit against Harris County over the proposed redistricting plan. Among their allegations, the plan violates the Voting Rights Act and dilutes minority voting strength.

Houston will play an important role in the upcoming Pan American Games this October in Guadalajara, Mexico. Before the 17,000 athletes and 32 delegations head out to Mexico they will arrive in Houston to get their uniforms and gear. “This is an exciting time for athletes and coaches to get …