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  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 …

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 University of Houston-Victoria may soon switch parent system to Texas A&M. State representative Geanie Morrison, R-Victoria, filed HB 2556 in March that would switch UH-Victoria to Texas A&M-Victoria. Morrison and a group of Victoria business leaders thinks that the UH System did not have the same vision as the …

  Houston boxer Juan “Baby Bull” Diaz graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Houston-Downtown. As the son of Mexican immigrants, Diaz shares his dream and his future goals.   Q: When did you first say “this is what I want to do, this …