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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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The State of Iowa Joins The National Movement “A Day Without Immigrants”

Immigrants and allies in the State of Iowa declare themselves on strike and rally to create awareness about anti-immigrant rhetoric and legislation engulfing our nation and state. The movement is calling on the entire communityContinue reading…

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Columbus Junction Girls Basketball Varsity Team rises above Racist insults

The Columbus Junction Varsity girls basketball team traveled to Mediapolis for a game last Tuesday night. After the game the team found derogatory comments, racial in nature, written on a whiteboard in the Mediapolis lockerContinue reading…

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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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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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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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Clothing Designer Laura Rodriguez and her work are featured on the cover of dsm Magazine

As a child in Guadalajara, Mexico, Laura Rodriguez was mesmerized by how her mother dressed for dinner parties. “I watched my mom getting ready … and it was so dreamy,” says the now-26-year-old Rodriguez. “SheContinue 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…

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Latest poll results show key demographic gaps in Presidential Race in the swing state of Iowa

These are the results from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls, which found Hillary Clinton ahead in Iowa (by four points) among registered voters   Three key Gaps   Iowa  – Gender Gap Men: TrumpContinue reading…

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The Bakery of Cedar Rapids

The Bakery of Cedar Rapids is now open!  Come join us for authentic Mexican Breads, Pastries, cookies, and other specialties all made fresh daily. Traditional Mexican breads, pastry, tortillas, and meats, as well as traditionalContinue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Henry Vargas

Henry Vargas was born in Davenport, Iowa, in 1929, eight years after his parents had fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. In Iowa, his father worked for the Rock Island Railroad, while his mother, EsperanzaContinue reading…

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New US citizen encourages permanent residents to apply for citizenship to exercise the right to vote

During this very patriotic celebration of the 4th of July permanent residents of the United States have a chance to consider initiating the process of becoming citizen. Citizenship comes with one very important right, andContinue reading…