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Saint Ambrose University is host to the first LULAC Collegiate Council in Iowa

By Dawn Neuses DAVENPORT, Iowa — A diverse group of students have created a community at St. Ambrose University, a place where they can excel and share their culture as members of the first LULACContinue reading…

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The Quad-Cities’ first, locally-owned Internet-based radio station has launched

Flood 93 Radio, the area’s newest radio station, is home to R&B, Hip-Hop, EDM, Latin, House and Top-40 music hits. The station is locally owned and operated and accessible via its website – www.flood93radio.com –Continue reading…

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Trump’s Plan to Deport “Criminals” is a Ruse and a Pretext to Start Massive Deportations of Hardworking Families

On Sunday night’s “60 Minutes,” Donald Trump pledged to immediately deport 2 to 3 million immigrants, stating that we need to remove “the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers.”Continue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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Sears Launches Heroes at Home for the Holidays, Will Provide Immediate Accessibility Upgrades for Veterans

As part of its long-standing commitment to support veterans and military families, Sears is bringing back its Heroes at Home program for the holiday season to immediately assist low-income veterans who are in urgent needContinue reading…

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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients

DES MOINES – The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of state and national races and vowed to do its part to continue to protect immigrantsContinue reading…

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Andrew Bribriesco and family of Iowa City make a cameo on latest video by the Hillary Clinton campaign

Check out Iowa City lawyer and Bettendorf native Andrew Bribriesco, Jasmine Hernandez and their daughter Paloma in the latest video by Hillary Clinton for America. Their appearance is around minute 4:54 of the video:  

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Wreath ceremony will honor all military and first responders

DAVENPORT, Iowa – LULAC Council 10 will honor and thank Americans who have served in the military or served the community as first responders during its annual wreath laying ceremony Oct. 15. Artículo en EspañolContinue reading…

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Ascentra Received National Designation “Juntos Avanzamos”

Just in time for National Hispanic Heritage Month, Ascentra Credit Union is proud to receive the prestigious Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance) national designation.  Ascentra officially becomes the first Juntos Avanzamos designated credit union toContinue reading…

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Celebrating Hispanic Culture in Iowa

Hola Iowa has put together a list of the festivities in Iowa surrounding National Hispanic Heritage Month. Visit with your family and friends these festivals and enjoy the music, food and dances that make ourContinue reading…

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“We will fight to make the American Dream a reality for everyone”

By Senator Tim Kaine, Vice-Presidential candidate of The Democratic Party. Earlier this summer, I had a chance to meet with the Orellanas, a family from Bolivia who made a home in Virginia. As we spoke, theyContinue reading…

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Migration is Beautiful: Ila Rodriguez Plasencia (born 1927)

By Catherine Babikian Ila Plasencia learned to pitch from her brother, a talented baseball player. Soon, she became pitcher for her grade school softball team, and those experiences guided her for the rest of herContinue reading…