Jun 18, 2013, 16:32 ET
Miami's St. Thomas University (www.stu.edu) continues to address various leadership styles in America's youth. Most recently, President Obama cited STU alumnus and immigration activist Diego Sanchez for his engagement in pushing immigration reform with other national leaders representing an...
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Jun 18, 2013, 10:15 ET
ProCon.org announces its new video "Critical Thinking Explained" about critical thinking and how studies show that it encourages citizen involvement. This latest episode in ProCon.org's Critical Thinking Video Series focuses on facts and studies showing that critical thinking, especially through...
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Jun 18, 2013, 09:15 ET
Startup Act 3.0 offers straightforward solutions to problems facing small startup companies, according to CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry. It encourages capital investment in startups; incentivizes startups to invest in research and experimentation;...
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Jun 17, 2013, 22:44 ET
Vice President Joe Biden will address the nation's mayors on Friday, June 21st in Las Vegas at the 81st Annual Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors. Almost 200 mayors will gather in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay hotel for the four-day session led by Conference President...
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Jun 17, 2013, 14:23 ET
Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with an office in Naples, FL, is pleased to announce that two of its Florida-based attorneys have been included on the 2013 list of Florida Super Lawyers, which was published in the June 2013 issue of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. The honorees...
Jun 17, 2013, 09:54 ET
Amid an environment challenged by rapidly changing consumer confidence and high national unemployment rates, retail executives say they will be investing capital to spur growth, with an emphasis on expansion and enhanced technology, according to the 2013 Retail Outlook Survey by KPMG LLP, the...
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Jun 15, 2013, 08:07 ET
On this Sunday, June 16th at 6:00 AM (CST), leading attorneys Alexandra Martinez and Timothy O'Grady of the Chicago based Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, Ltd. (www.derechosdelpadre.com) bring Fathers' Rights to La Ley 107.9 FM for a Father's Day special. Attorneys Martinez and O'Grady will...
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Jun 14, 2013, 17:00 ET
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced today that they will co-host the second annual Bloomberg Technology Summit. The summit will bring together tech and business leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the nation's top digital cities and examine...
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Jun 14, 2013, 12:23 ET
The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) and tw telecom will host a business technology education program featuring a panel discussion titled, "South Florida Tech CEO's: What Keeps Them Up at Night?" The panel, moderated by Leslie Kraft Burke, Managing Editor, South Florida Business...
Jun 14, 2013, 08:30 ET
While U.S. lawmakers are considering comprehensive immigration reform, it is worth learning from past experiences of the legal immigration system. In Bad Sponsors: My Immigration Experience, Tolessa Gurmessa writes about his mulling over the idea of financing his travel to the United States...
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Jun 13, 2013, 18:38 ET
Following Tuesday's Senate vote to debate immigration reform, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) offered the keynote address on the topic at a Town Hall and Prayer Rally in Washington, D.C., hosted by The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and The Latino Partnership for Conservative...
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Jun 13, 2013, 18:30 ET
Public Radio International (PRI) has received a grant of $500,000 over two years from the Ford Foundation in support of Global Nation, a major content initiative designed to inform and engage the public on pressing social justice issues as experienced by foreign-born Americans and their...
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Jun 13, 2013, 18:11 ET
Latino families are especially vulnerable to health complications from breathing polluted air, which makes them strong supporters of President Obama taking action against climate change by limiting carbon pollution from the nation's power plants, wrote 18 Latino organizations in a letter to the...
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Jun 13, 2013, 16:29 ET
Last Tuesday, President Obama held a White House press conference to alert the nation on the need to fix a broken immigration system, reminding us that we are a nation of immigrants. Joining him in the address was a diverse group representing many walks of life – clergy, law enforcement...
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Jun 13, 2013, 16:08 ET
Jacob M. Monty, managing partner of Houston-based Monty & Ramirez LLP recently wrote "The Gringo's Guide to Immigration Reform for Employers." The guide is a best-practice-driven survival manual directed at employers with large Hispanic workforces who want to avoid pitfalls and...
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Jun 13, 2013, 15:37 ET
"State leaders say Louisiana is ready for Immigration Reform and a recent poll backs that thought," says Jimmy Burland, spokesman for a variety of groups seeking support of the Gang of Eight's Immigration Reform measure being debated in the U.S. Senate this week. The poll was conducted by...
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Jun 13, 2013, 14:44 ET
Illinois and Chicago leaders will join the largest gathering of Latino policymakers in the country in Chicago for the NALEO 30th Annual Conference. Considered the nation's annual Latino political convention, the event will take place June 27-29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. This year's...
Jun 13, 2013, 14:32 ET
In the first important vote on amendments to the Gang of Eight immigration bill, S.744, the United States Senate quickly dismissed any pretense that they intend to deliver on promises of future immigration enforcement, declared the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). By a 57-43...
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Jun 13, 2013, 14:20 ET
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) offered to "debate anybody" who says that immigration proposals in Congress constitute amnesty, and his offer has been accepted by the nonpartisan group, Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS), which supports lower levels of immigration. "Clearly, the current...
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Jun 13, 2013, 13:56 ET
The Schumer-Rubio bill has emerged from the committee mark up process with changes that further weaken prospects for improved immigration enforcement. The Center for Immigration Studies has outlined the most significant changes to the enforcement and security sections of the bill and concluded...
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