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September 05, 2013 6:04 pm
Union Benefica Mexicana crowns court

Union Benefica Mexicana crowns court

EAST CHICAGO | The Union Benefica Mexicana is officially announcing their Queen and her court to the community at large for the year 2013-14. This year's court includes Maria Corina Garcia Duchess, from East Chicago, Trinidad Resendez Queen, from Knox and Brenda Catalan Princess, from Crown Point.

September 04, 2013 1:48 pm

Federal appeals judge blocks portions of Indiana's immigration law

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal appeals judge issued a ruling Friday blocking portions of Indiana’s immigration law and declaring it unconstitutional.

March 29, 2013 8:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Festival staged despite difficult economy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Festival staged despite difficult economy

This year's Mexican celebrations were banner events for East Chicago and surrounding communities despite the red flags signaling excessive costs to prepare a family-oriented pageant, parade and festival. In spite of the added costs, attendance was remarkable.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Tony Barreda

Tony Barreda

Tony Barreda is president of Union Benefica Mexicana.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Union Benefica Mexicana announces Queen and Court

Union Benefica Mexicana announces Queen and Court

EAST CHICAGO | The Union Benefica Mexicana announces their Queen and her Court of Honor for 2012 and this year's festivities.

September 10, 2012 1:45 pm

Porter County Sheriff Lain seeks removal from federal immigration lawsuit

HAMMOND | Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain has asked a federal judge to dismiss a challenge to Indiana's new immigration law or at least remove him from the lawsuit.

August 30, 2012 3:15 pm

Federal lawsuit on Indiana immigration law to proceed

HAMMOND | An East Chicago-based organization's legal challenge to Indiana's new immigration law will proceed, federal court records show.

August 14, 2012 7:45 pm
Constitutionality of Indiana immigration law still unresolved

Constitutionality of Indiana immigration law still unresolved

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana Hispanic social services organization will continue its legal challenge to the state's 2011 immigration law after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday involving a similar Arizona law left the constitutionality of most provisions of the Indiana law unresolved.

June 25, 2012 7:00 pm
Magistrate ruling approving delay in challenge to Ind. immigration law

Magistrate ruling approving delay in challenge to Ind. immigration law

A federal magistrate agreed Wednesday to delay action on a lawsuit challenging Indiana's immigration law until the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a similar Arizona case.

June 06, 2012 4:12 pm
Challenge to Ind. immigration law put on hold in Hammond

Challenge to Ind. immigration law put on hold in Hammond

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hammond federal magistrate agreed Wednesday to delay action on a lawsuit challenging Indiana's 2011 immigration law until the U.S. Supreme Court rules later this month in a similar Arizona case.

June 06, 2012 3:51 pm Related

Ind. attorney general seeks hold on immigration lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller has asked the federal court in Indianapolis to postpone action on a challenge to Indiana's new immigration law until the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a similar Arizona case.

December 22, 2011 6:30 pm

E.C. nonprofit sues state, local officials over immigration law

HAMMOND | An East Chicago-based organization has issued a second legal challenge to Indiana's new immigration law, federal court records state.

December 20, 2011 7:15 pm
Vive el Arte: A Celebration of Mexican Art

Vive el Arte: A Celebration of Mexican Art

EAST CHICAGO | The community is invited to join the East Chicago Public Library on Thursday, September 15 for a free program highlighting East Chicago's Mexican heritage. Held in conjunction with the library's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the program is set for 5 p.m. at the Main L…

September 07, 2011 11:17 am
Bilingual Education Program Grand Marshall for UBM Parade Sunday Sept. 11

Bilingual Education Program Grand Marshall for UBM Parade Sunday Sept. 11

HAMMOND | The Union Benefica Mexicana (UBM) will celebrate "Fiesta Mexican Day Fiestas Patrias" at Block Stadium (144th and Parish St in East Chicago) on Saturday, September 10 from noon to 10:00 p.m. and on Sunday, September 11 from noon-11:00 p.m.

August 30, 2011 3:30 am

A Time to Reign and Shine

EAST CHICAGO | The Union Benefica Mexicana will host an 'Official Press Release' event at 4:00 p.m. at Washington Park, 142nd Stret and Parrish Avenue.

July 08, 2011 7:53 am
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