The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), as one of the primary partners in the White House goal of boosting the number of minority homeowners by 5.5 million by the end of the decade, will, among other activities, host its second-annual Hispanic Marketing Conference

State and local governments employed 15.4 million "full-time equivalent" workers in 2001, a 2 percent increase over 2000, according to the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

The National Hispanic Environmental Council joined Congresswoman Hilda Solis (D-El Monte) to applaud her efforts to protect California's remaining wild places through the California Wild Heritage Act of 2002 - a proposal supported

The Direct Marketing Association (The DMA) released results from its "Face of the Teleservices Industry 2002 Survey" showing the potentially devastating impact of proposed Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over-regulation of the teleservices industry.

Leaders from the National Immigration Forum, the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, the National Council of La Raza and the Service Employees International Union are joining with dozens of community, labor and religious groups across the country to announce an ambitious nationwide camp

The following is a transcript of remarks by the President honoring Cinco de Mayo:

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Sientase.

Mexican workers recruited to work in the United States in the 1940s moved one step closer in their quest to receive pay that was deducted from their paychecks and never paid back.

Dr. Jeffrey Runge, Administrator of the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), unveiled the agency's new multicultural outreach web site.

Even though foreign guest workers represent just a tiny fraction of the overall civilian workforce, they contribute a significant amount to America's economy.

Data released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that incomes for the nation's households remained stable and poverty declined between 1999 and 2000.

Access to the FCC's Spanish-language consumer bulletins has become much easier with the launch of "Bienvenidos" the Consumer Information Bureau's (CIB) new homepage for Spanish-speaking consumers.

News that the Federal Communications Commission unanimously voted to issue a Notice of Proposed Rule Making to examine cross ownership restrictions was greeted with enthusiasm by officials at the Newspaper Association of America, which is fighting to have the ban repealed.

In the true spirit of America, the people of this nation from coast to coast are reacting to the recent terrorist attacks with courage and fervor.

A new national "umbrella group" for Hispanic/Latino service charities, The Hispanic United Fund, will make its debut later this month in the U.S. government's worldwide workplace charity fund drive, the Combined Federal Campaign.

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the signing of the 1996 welfare reform law, the Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), legislation which has had an enormous impact on the Latino community, particularly among legal immigrants and the poor.

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