Headline News Briefs

Headlines and briefs from ethnic media nationwide provide a window into the fastest growing populations in the country. For more information contact Elena Shore at eshore [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Red, Free and Naked

Hispanic Link News Service, José de la Isla Apr 10, 2010

Chinese Man Released After ICE Arrest

World Journal, Apr 08, 2010

According to the World Journal, a Chinese man who was illegally arrested by Long Beach Police on the eve of Chinese New Year, and later handed over to the ICE, was finally released last week.

Congressional Caucus to Oppose Immigration Reform

La Opinión, Apr 08, 2010

A group of congressional lawmakers has formed a new caucus, intent on drawing a connection between undocumented immigration and unemployment in the United States.

First Woman to Lead Cherokee Nation Dies

Indian Country Today, Apr 07, 2010

Wilma Mankiller, the only woman to hold the title of principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 64.

Los, Las or L@s: Taking the Machismo Out of Spanish?

El Diario/La Prensa, Apr 07, 2010

An op-ed in El Diario/La Prensa argues that it is time to revisit an old convention in the Spanish language that reflects a "macho" outlook: The use of plural articles that ignore the feminine.

400,000 Americans Lose Unemployment Benefits

La Opinión, Apr 07, 2010

An estimated 400,000 Americans have been left without unemployment benefits because the Senate failed to extend them before its recess, La Opinión reports.

Archbishop Laments Violence in Mexico

El Universal, Apr 07, 2010

The archbishop of the Antiochian Orthodox Catholic Church, Antonio Chedraoui, told his congregation that Mexicans can't walk or eat safely in the streets of Mexico.

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