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Immigrants’ Rights advocates disappointed by advancement of anti-immigrant proposal, vow to continue organizing

  4/5/18 – The Republican-controlled legislature has advanced a bill that threatens public safety by encouraging cooperation between local Iowa law enforcement and the federal agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The bill, SF481, nowContinue reading…

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Marshalltown HS graduate pays it forward to youth

  Norma Dorado-Robles is quick to thank Marshalltown High School staff and her fellow classmates at that time for helping her through school when she had limited English language skills. Her best way to thankContinue reading…

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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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Images from Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival 2017

  Relive the fun with the images from the 2017 Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival.  Also check out our Instagram account @holaamerica for exclusive pictures Photos by Tar Macias  

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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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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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Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Rights and the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs is pleased to announce three outstanding Latinos to be inducted into the 2017 Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.  Continue 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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Gov. Reynolds, Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday June 26 launching a three-and-a-half year construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge. The project will improve safety and travelContinue reading…