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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival unveils new website, poster contest winner

  DES MOINES, IA – Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has a revamped website that is easier to navigate and shares more information about the festival.   The website, www.latinoheritagefestival.org, details the entertainment, volunteer information, vendor requirements andContinue reading…

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LULAC IOWA demands immediate investigation into Human Trafficking ties to Iowa

Bettendorf, IA, July 24, 2017 – As the death toll climbs to 10 in the human trafficking tragedy in San Antonio, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Iowa calls for answers. FactsContinue reading…

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Ostergren waged cruel campaign against a woman without options

Quad-City Times editorial board Martha Martinez has been twice victimized, the latter occasion by Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren. Martinez is a “dreamer” brought into the country as a child and, by upbringing, an American. ButContinue reading…

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The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs has established the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Many outstanding Latinos/as helped shape Iowa and many strong Latino leaders continue to contribute their talents and skills to improve the quality of life in this state. To recognize andContinue reading…

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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…

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LULAC denounces U.S. Rep. King’s hateful remarks, alerts Iowans to petition

Iowa’s 16 councils of the League of United Latin American Citizens today condemned U.S. Rep. Steve King, a Republican Congressman, for his continued racist remarks and hate speech directed toward minorities, immigrants and people ofContinue reading…

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The Documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans will be presented in West Liberty

Two West Liberty organizations will present the documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans on Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the New Strand Theatre, 111 E 3rd Street in West Liberty, IA. A panelContinue reading…

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Iowa group forms to raise money to provide bond, legal assistance to undocumented immigrants

DAVENPORT, IA – A new organization has been founded to help raise bail money for undocumented immigrants being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in eastern Iowa. The Immigration Advocacy Coalition of Iowa (IACI) hasContinue reading…

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Conozca sus Derechos como Inmigrante – Talleres Informativos por todo Iowa y Quad Cities

5 de Marzo, Ottuma, IA FirstLutheranChurch 126 N Jefferson StreetOttumwa, Iowa Corner of Jefferson St / 4th St 12:30 PM Organizadores: Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors Oficina de Asuntos Latinos de Iowa 5 de Marzo,Continue reading…

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Gente de Des Moines ayer fue un Día Sin Inmigrantes ¿Y hoy que hacemos?

Ayer miles de personas se unieron al movimiento “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” ¿Pero hoy que? ¿Que podemos hacer el resto de nosotros para apoyar este movimiento y seguir demostrando que si en realidad los inmigrantesContinue reading…

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Quad Cities ayer fue un Día Sin Inmigrantes ¿Y hoy que hacemos?

Ayer miles de personas se unieron al movimiento “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” ¿Pero hoy que? ¿Que podemos hacer el resto de nosotros para apoyar este movimiento y seguir demostrando que si en realidad los inmigrantesContinue reading…