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May 2021
  • “President Biden (May 3) reversed himself and said he would allow as many as 62,500 refugees to enter the United States during the next six months, eliminating the sharp limits that President Donald J. Trump imposed on those seeking refuge from war, violence or natural disasters.” – The New York Times, May 4, 2021
  • The University of Texas at Austin with a full-time or equivalent undergraduate population of 26.1 percent Hispanic passed the one-quarter threshold to be federally declared a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The achievement comes for a state with the nation’s second largest number of Latinos and in the year Hispanics are “projected to outnumber whites” to become its largest population group. – NBC News, May 17, 2021
  • Latinas in finance were featured in the May 18 issue of Hispanic Executive. They were Hortencia Banuelos, CFO, Fifth Third Bank; Eva De La Rosa, head of global network marketing for Citi, and Betty Francisco, general counsel for Compass Working Capital.
  • “The costs to taxpayers from a racial profiling lawsuit stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration patrols in metro Phoenix a decade ago are expected to reach $202 million by summer 2022.” – NBC News, May 18, 2021
  • Kathryn Garcia, former Commissioner of the NYC Department of Sanitation, was endorsed for New York City Mayor by The New York Times. The newspaper noted “Her ideas and experience stand out in a crowded field of Democratic hopefuls.” The primaries are June 22. – The New York Times, May 11, 2021
  • “The Biden administration (May 12) asked Mexico to review whether labor violations had occurred at a General Motors facility in the country, a significant step using a new labor enforcement tool in the revised North American trade deal.” – The New York Times, May 13, 2021
  • “Uruguay, currently experiencing the world’s highest (new coronavirus) cases per capita, is adding almost 3,000 cases per day – a staggering number in a country of just 3.5 million people. Indeed, much of South America is faring poorly: In addition to Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Peru, Argentina and Columbia all rank among the top 20 nations in the world for Covid deaths per capita.” – The New York Times, May 2, 2021
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