Hispanics

FILE-In this Thursday, July 29, 2010 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks in Phoenix announcing his crime suppression sweeps. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
June 26, 2017 - 11:08 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure. Now, Arpaio is going on trial on a criminal charge stemming from those immigration...
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Texas House Rep. Poncho Nevarez of district 74 speaks about the altercation that he was involved on the house floor during the last day of session at the state Capitol in Austin Monday, May 29, 2017. A raucous end to a divisive Texas legislative session erupted Monday when a large protest over a “sanctuary cities” crackdown provoked a heated scuffle between lawmakers on the House floor. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 7:57 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Hispanic Texas lawmaker who a Republican colleague threatened to shoot "in self-defense" after the Democrat pushed him said Tuesday that the altercation was a boiling point in a session where minority members were powerless to stop conservative legislation they say is...
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This June 2015 photo provided by the USA Swimming Foundation shows Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones giving a swimming lesson to a child in Nederland, Texas, as part of the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash program. A study released Thursday, May 25, 2017, found that found nearly 64 percent of African-American kids, 45 percent of Hispanic kids and 79 percent of children in families with less than $50,000 in annual income have little or no swimming ability. Jones and other Olympians will be helping teach kids as part of the foundation’s goal to provide reduced-cost lessons to more low-income and minority children. (USA Swimming Foundation via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 9:16 am
Missy Franklin, Cullen Jones, Rowdy Gaines and a handful of other Olympic champions are climbing into the pool this summer to help American kids learn how to swim. They've got plenty of work to do. The USA Swimming Foundation's most recent survey, released Thursday, found nearly 64 percent of...
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In this photo provided by William Camargo, taken in 2014, Jose Victor Camargo is seen Anaheim, Calif. Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer. That was more than a decade ago, and the father of three used the money to pay for rent and stay afloat until he found another job. “We are always in need, so I used the money,” he said in Spanish. “We were struggling. We tried to make the money stretch.” (Courtesy of William Camargo via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 1:09 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer. That was more than a decade ago, and the father of three used the money to pay for rent and stay afloat until he found another...
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC poll on retirement account borrowing; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 24, 2017 - 11:59 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Suddenly jobless and with small children to support, Jose Victor Camargo without hesitation cashed out a retirement account he had with his former employer. That was more than a decade ago, and the father of three used the money to pay for rent and stay afloat until he found another...
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May 23, 2017 - 10:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A weakened Texas voter ID law moved closer to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's desk on Tuesday with the state House approving legislation that waters down an original version that a judge compared to a "poll tax" and ruled had intentionally discriminated against minorities...
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May 23, 2017 - 8:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A weakened Texas voter ID law moved closer to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's desk on Tuesday, watering down an original version that a judge compared to a "poll tax" and ruled had intentionally discriminated against minorities. Republicans are pushing changes with urgency: the...
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FILE - This photo and sketch combo shows an undated file photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office of Aaron Saucedo, left, and a July 2016 composite sketch provided by the Phoenix Police Department showing a suspect in a series of fatal shootings in Phoenix. A judge has ordered the release of the court record that documents the evidence police have gathered in the investigation of Saucedo, accused in a string of serial killings, according to the judge's ruling made public Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Phoenix Police Department via AP,File)
May 19, 2017 - 6:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The man arrested in a string of serial killings left behind bullet casings at each crime that authorities tested and linked him to the shootings, police said in documents released Friday that provide the most detailed narrative to date about a case that unnerved Phoenix neighborhoods...
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC poll on retirement; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 18, 2017 - 6:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also found that African- Americans and Latinos have less financial security than...
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May 10, 2017 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Census report shows that the number of Hispanic and Asian-American voters increased in 2016, even as the number of black voters decreased. The number of white voters also increased, but not enough to reverse an overall trend toward a more diverse electorate. Overall, the...
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