Category: Immigration

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Shark Tank Contestant Headlines the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit

Robbie Cabral, founder, CEO, and creator of BenjiLock will attend as a keynote speaker at the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit (IES) in central Iowa next month. Robbie, who appeared on Shark Tank Sunday (October 15)Continue reading…

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‘Understand, and accept and learn’ New Iowans the focus of ‘Changing Iowa’ panel discussion

By Adam Sodders Courtesy of the Times Republican   “How can we welcome new Iowans to our communities?” That was the topic of focus during the Des Moines Register “Changing Iowa” panel discussion Thursday evening at theContinue reading…

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Images from the Day of the Dead Family Event at the Figge Art Museum

  Hola America, LULAC QC and the Figge Art Museum had another great event at the Day of the Dead Family Day with more than 3,700 attendees. Thank you to everyone that came and joinedContinue reading…

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Consulado Móvil visitará la ciudad de Marshalltown, Iowa el 30 de Septiembre

Hola Iowa en colaboración con el Marshalltown Community College y el Marshalltown Regional Partnership se complacen en anunciar la visita del Consulado Móvil de México a Marshalltown. El Consulado de México en Omaha llevará caboContinue reading…

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State Rep. Tony McCombie to Host Free Immigration Seminar in Moline

  SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) will partner with the New Americans Initiative and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) to host an immigration seminar on becoming a US CitizenContinue reading…

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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…