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American Friends Service Committee Issues Press Release

Press Statement Press contact: Erica Johnson, AFSC Iowa Director (515)209-2733, ejohnson@afsc.org This week, President Donald Trump announced sweeping executive actions that would expand the border wall, cut federal funding to sanctuary cities and increase theContinue reading…

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LULAC Statement on New Executive Orders on Border Wall and Sanctuary Cities

Today, President Trump signed two controversial executive orders regarding the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and penalties for sanctuary cities. The proposed wall would extend along the southern border and would costContinue reading…

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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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Images from the 9th Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit in Ankeny, IA

Here are the images from the 9th Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit that was held Saturday November 19 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, IA. Over 800 people registered to the IES making it theContinue 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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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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Nally’s Kitchen fusion of different cuisines makes their food unique and unforgettable

One can say he grew up in the kitchen. When Nassr Muhammad was just a young boy in Mato Grosso, Brazil, he spent many hours watching and even helping his mother to make empanadas forContinue reading…

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Congressman Luis Gutierrez met with Iowa DREAMers

On Saturday September 24 U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez was in Des Moines campaigning for Hillary Clinton. Gutierrez met with more than 30 Iowa Latinos, including DREAMers (DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients), whoContinue reading…

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Procesión y misa de despedida a la Virgen de San Juan de los Lagos en Sterling

Las comunidades de Sterling y Rock Falls en Illinois se enorgullecieron de haber sido huéspedes de la Virgen de San Juan de los Lagos desde el 6 de octubre hasta esta mañana donde le rindieronContinue reading…

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Images from the Latinx Youth Leadership Development Summit

Images from the Latinx Youth Leadership Development Summit at the XVIII Iowa Latinx Conference, October 7, 2016 at Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. Over 370 High school students from all over Iowa and theContinue reading…

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Requisitos para Pasaporte

Primera Vez 1.- Haga su cita en MEXITEL 1-877-MEXITEL 1-877-639-4835 Citas por Internet: El trámite de expedición de pasaportes y matrículas consulares de alta seguridad en Consulados Móviles se brinda solo con cita. Usted podráContinue reading…

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Requisitos para Matrícula Consular

1.- Haga su cita en MEXITEL 1-877-MEXITEL 1-877-639-4835 Citas por Internet: El trámite de expedición de pasaportes y matrículas consulares de alta seguridad en Consulados Móviles se brinda solo con cita. Usted podrá obtener informaciónContinue 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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“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…