After an adjustment to its enrollment policy, St. Louis Community College will now allow undocumented immigrant students with a U.S. high school diploma to pay in-jurisdiction tuition rates, a move that is celebrated by Latino groups as a huge step forward for immigrant youth. According to STLCC's ... More >>
KETC/Channel 9, the local PBS affiliate in St. Louis, is surveying members for their views on immigration -- part of a new project called "Homeland," which the station hopes will create a "safe place where the community can come together to determine how to best deal with immigration."Our first ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergBranson at night is a scary place. Especially when you're there against your will.Branson, to put it mildly, is an unusual place. As I reported back in 2007, the southwestern Missouri town is something like a '50s fantasy camp. Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff keeps the Cold ... More >>
Sad news in the St. Louis medical and Hispanic communities today, as the Post-Dispatch reports that La Clinica, the free, multilingual health care center located just off of South Grand in the Scruggs Church, will be closing later this month due to a lack of funding.The facility, which offers everyt ... More >>
How about some truly scary news for Halloween? Government officials officials covered up the spread of China's melamine scandal to eggs for weeks. (AFP) The UN wants North Korea to accept food aid from South Korea. (AP) More from the Iowa kosher meatpacking plant busted on immigration charges earl ... More >>
Elvira Arellano is no Rosa Parks. She's more like Jesus.
(Is it just a macho thing to piss off gringos?)
Week of February 22, 2007