Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border — even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers.
Immigrant advocates complained that House Republicans who wrote the bill focused on detaining Central American youths and families who crossed the border while ignoring the need for more immigration judges to hear their cases, and lawyers to...Read more
Habit #1: Stop doing the same things over and over again.
Human beings are habit-creating machines. Research shows we crave any mental or physical shortcut that frees time and energy for our minds to focus on higher-level thoughts, such as wondering what to have for lunch or speculating about the true parentage of Jon Snow on “Game of Thrones.”
A “habit loop” is created in three steps: a cue or trigger, the behavior itself and a reward...Read more
Just released U.S. Census Bureau data reveal 45.3 million people were poor in America in 2013. One in three of those who are poor is a child. Children remain our poorest age group and children of color and those under five are the poorest. More than one in five infants, toddlers, and preschoolers were poor during their years of greatest brain development and vulnerability. Black children saw no decrease and continue to have the highest...Read more
Adam Rodriguez may be hitting the gym five hours a day in preparation for the highly anticipated sequel to “Magic Mike,” but he is saving some of his handsome persona to pitch in for the betterment of the Hispanic community.
“We will be without much clothing (in the film) so I have to be in the best shape possible,” the Cuban-Puerto Rican actor told exclusively to Fox News Latino about getting ready to film in a...Read more
After President Barack Obama broke a self-imposed deadline to act on immigration reform, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Thursday issued a resolution demanding that he keep his latest promise and do something about deportations before the end of the year.
The Hispanic Caucus has long pushed for Obama to take executive action on immigration, an issue that strongly impacts Latinos, and members were frustrated by his announcement earlier this month that he would wait until after...Read more
The Obama administration on Thursday finally revealed how many people paid for Obamacare on the national and state health insurance exchanges: 7.3 million.
Since President Barack Obama announced in April that sign-ups on the Obamacare exchange marketplaces had surpassed 8 million, skeptics have demanded to know what portion of health insurance enrollees had actually paid for their coverage. At a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator...Read more
Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is standing by President Barack Obama on his decision to delay executive action on immigration and is asking the immigrant community to have patience.
“We have to look at the big picture and don’t get caught up in saying we want it now,” she said, referring to action on immigration. “We’ve been waiting—we are a community that can wait. And we have to have faith in our president,...Read more
Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta said Tuesday that same-sex marriage is really a matter of “basic human rights." “When we talk about equality in marriage and when we talk about the freedom to marry, we are talking…
A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.
Several gay and transgender entertainers reported last week that Facebook temporarily suspended their personal accounts…
A coalition of 50 Latino groups announced the start of a monthlong drive to boost Hispanic voter registration Monday, vowing to raise turnout to record levels for the November midterm elections.
Timed to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month, which also began…
Another voice has been added to the chorus of those who are outraged over President Barack Obama’s decision to delay executive action on immigration — that of Wilmer Valderrama. In an interview with Fusion, the 34 year-old actor and Obama…
There are widespread instances of Obamacare insurance plans violating the rigid rules surrounding whether customers can use federal health care subsidies on insurance policies that cover abortion procedures, according to a Government Accountability Office investigation.
The report, commissioned by House Republican…
Senate Republicans on Monday blocked for the fourth time a bill that would strengthen federal equal pay laws for women.
The Paycheck Fairness Act would ban employers from retaliating against employees who share salary information with each other, impose harsher penalties…