• Correction: LULAC-Board Dispute story

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a story July 21 about a New Mexico Democrat’s elected position with LULAC, The Associated Press reported that the LULAC’s bylaws prohibit elected officials from serving on the national board if they receive “wage compensation or enumeration.” LULAC National Executive Director Brent A. Wilkes said there was a typo in the bylaws and it should have said “wage compensation or remuneration.”

  • This 1932 photo from the Los Angeles Herald Examiner Collection of the Los Angeles Public Library shows hundreds of Mexicans at a Los Angeles train station awaiting deportation to Mexico. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that actually happened to many Mexican-American families 85 years ago. During the Great Depression, counties and cities in the American Southwest and Midwest forced Mexican immigrants and their families to leave the U.S. over concerns they were taking jobs away from whites despite their legal right to stay. The traumatic impact of the experience on Latinos remains evident today, experts and advocates say.(Los Angeles Herald Examiner Collection/Los Angeles Public Library via AP)

    Trump’s deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.

  • Greg Kennedy, left and wife Cindy Kennedy, center, of Santa Fe, N.M., talk to assistant principal Melanie Flippo at the George I. Sanchez Collaborative Community School during a dedication for the new school on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Albuquerque, N.M.. Cindy Kennedy is the granddaughter of Sanchez, a noted Mexican-American scholar and civil rights leader who had been virtually unknown in his hometown of Albuquerque until recently. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    ‘Forgotten’ hometown Mexican-American scholar gets school

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Decades after leaving New Mexico in disgrace, a noted Mexican-American scholar and key figure in school desegregation got a school dedicated in his honor in his hometown of Albuquerque.

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015

    Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note, but has the storm passed?