Hispanics

In this May 1, 2017 photo, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz, 25, of Albuquerque, N.M., speaks at an immigration rally in Albuquerque and about her mixed feelings regarding Cinco de Mayo. President Donald Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with a day they already thought was appropriated by beer and liquor companies, event promoters and local bars. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
May 05, 2017 - 4:07 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Jose Luis Santiago, left, an immigration advocate, marches during a protest march in Homestead, Fla. Cinco de May, a once-obscure holiday marking a 19th Century-battle between Mexico and invading French forces, is being met with ambivalence by Mexican-American and Mexican immigrants. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with Cinco de Mayo. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 04, 2017 - 8:24 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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Graphic shows U.S. high school graduation rates since 2010-11; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 03, 2017 - 6:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority students continue to lag behind their peers in finishing high school, according to a study released Wednesday. While the national graduation rate for the year 2015 was 83.2 percent, it was only 77.8 percent for...
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A police officer stands outside the pool area at an apartment complex Monday, May 1, 2017, where a deadly shooting occurred Sunday. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
May 01, 2017 - 11:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gunman distraught over a recent breakup calmly reclined in a pool chair as he shot strangers at a birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend so she could hear the gunfire and screams of terror, San Diego police said Monday. Before police fatally shot him, Peter Selis killed one...
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A police officer stands outside the pool area at an apartment complex Monday, May 1, 2017, where a deadly shooting occurred Sunday. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
May 01, 2017 - 10:00 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gunman distraught over a recent breakup calmly reclined in a pool chair as he shot strangers at a birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend so she could hear the gunfire and screams of terror, San Diego police said Monday. Before police fatally shot him, Peter Selis killed one...
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A police officer stands outside the pool area at an apartment complex Monday, May 1, 2017, where a deadly shooting occurred Sunday. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
May 01, 2017 - 7:01 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A gunman distraught over a recent breakup calmly reclined in a pool chair as he shot strangers at a birthday party and phoned his ex-girlfriend so she could hear the gunfire and screams of terror, San Diego police said Monday. Before police fatally shot him, Peter Selis killed one...
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Police officers stand guard in front a La Jolla apartment building after a shooting Sunday, April 30, 2017, in San Diego. Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 01, 2017 - 2:25 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man wearing a black coat sat calmly and silently before shooting seven people who were enjoying a birthday party at an apartment complex pool near the University of California, San Diego, killing one woman before officers fatally shot him, witnesses and authorities said. The...
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May 01, 2017 - 2:31 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. Police received reports of a man shooting people by the swimming pool at around 6 p.m...
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April 27, 2017 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to confirm Alex Acosta as President Donald Trump's secretary of labor. The vote expected Thursday would make Acosta the only Hispanic in the Cabinet and complete Trump's Cabinet as he approaches the 100-day mark of his presidency. But the drive to fill the...
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April 26, 2017 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday nudged President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of labor, Alex Acosta, a step closer to confirmation. The Florida International University law school dean would be the first Hispanic member of Trump's Cabinet. The Senate was poised to confirm Acosta by...
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