DACA and DAPA: What do they mean for the US?

On June 23, 2016, the case US v Texas tied in the Supreme Court – putting the immigration reform movement on hold. Four years ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) created a program that would protect those who came to the United States as undocumented children from deportation. This program, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), enables a …

A Note of Gratitude

As we prepare to step into 2014, we want to take a moment to express our sincere thanks to all our friends, partners and contributors. There isn’t much more we could have asked for in 2013. We were blessed with new and long-time members who make our network a powerful vehicle for collaboration and community building. We have exceptional partners committed to working …

What is National Hispanic Heritage Month?

Since the earliest days of American history, people from various hispanic cultures (Spain, Mexico, Central & South America, and the Caribbean) have greatly contributed to the rich, diverse cultural tapestry that helps make America great. Supreme Court justices, Nobel Prize winners, business and military leaders, astronauts, scientists, artists, entertainers—just about everywhere you look, you’ll find people of hispanic origin. To …

Our new website is up!

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re excited to announce that the new Hispanic Alliance/Alianza Hispana website is finally up! We’ll continue to make improvements, add new features, and build out both the English and Spanish-language sides of the website in order to help better serve our constituents throughout the Upstate and beyond. Please have a look around and …