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3 years 11 months ago

Retired judge to head Hispanic foundation

Retired Judge Joe Ulibarri will head the Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation for six months beginning in January. "Judge Joe brings our organization the credibility it has always deserved along with a sense of comfort to our donors that we are in good hands," said Dalton Sprouse, PHEF Board President....

4 years 1 month ago

Census: More immigrants moving to Longmont

New Census data shows that Longmont has seen one of the largest increases in the number of foreign-born residents in Colorado during the last decade. The recently released figures from the American Community Survey shows that Longmont's foreign-born population increased from 10.6 percent in 2000 to 17.1 percent last...

4 years 5 months ago

Hispanic ranchers lawsuit drags on

U.S. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet say they want a resolution soon on a 2000 federal lawsuit filed by Hispanic farmers and ranchers who allege unfair treatment during the distribution of disaster loans. The senators' statements Friday came during the week the government began discussions to resolve the...

4 years 8 months ago

Census campaign targets tech-savvy Hispanic youth

Groups pushing for robust Hispanic participation in the 2010 census have announced a campaign to reach that hard-to-count demographic through its smart-phone-toting youngsters. The "Be Counted, Represent" campaign was announced Wednesday at a press conference in Los Angeles. It offers music downloads and a chance at concert tickets to...

4 years 8 months ago

Minority births may soon top white births

This could be the year that the number of babies born to minorities in America outnumbers babies born to whites. That's because immigration has boosted the number of Hispanic women in their prime childbearing years. Hispanic women have an average 2.99 children to 1.87 among white women. In 2008,...

5 years 2 months ago

Forest Service apologizes to Hispanic campers

The U.S. Forest Service has apologized for suggesting that campers who eat tortillas, drink Tecate beer and play Spanish music may be armed marijuana growers, calling it "regrettable" and "insensitive." orest Service officials apologized to Colorado Hispanic leaders in a meeting two weeks ago and released a written apology this...

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