Union Benefica Mexicana
EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark enthusiasm for their culture in Hispanic youth, the result was the Union Benefica Mexicana's first Tiny King/Queen Pageant.
EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark a younger enthusiasm for their culture, the result was the Union Benefica Mexicana's first Tiny King/Queen Pageant.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | A federal appeals judge issued a ruling Friday blocking portions of Indiana’s immigration law and declaring it unconstitutional.
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.
Tony Barreda is president of Union Benefica Mexicana.
EAST CHICAGO | The Union Benefica Mexicana announces their Queen and her Court of Honor for 2012 and this year's festivities.
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.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago-based organization's legal challenge to Indiana's new immigration law will proceed, federal court records show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago-based organization has issued a second legal challenge to Indiana's new immigration law, federal court records state.
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…
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.
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.
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