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Sandra Lilley

Sandra Lilley is managing editor of NBC Latino.   

Sandra Lilley is managing editor of NBC Latino.   

Latest from Sandra Lilley

11d ago

Uvalde police agree to cooperate with probe of response to school shooting, Texas lawmaker says

Investigators evaluating the law enforcement response to last month's school shooting in Uvalde still don't have a commitment from city police to cooperate.
14d ago

A decade of DACA: A middle-class launching pad for thousands is at risk

As DACA marks its tenth anniversary, the Obama-era program has opened pathways for undocumented immigrants, but its viability is still risky politically.

Vicente Fernández, Mexico's national treasure, has died

Musical legend Vicente Fernández, Mexico's national icon and king of ranchera music, has died at the age of 81.

'Silence is not acceptable': Latino poet Martín Espada wins National Book Award

Latino poet Martín Espada, of Puerto Rican descent, won the 2021 National Book Award for his poetry book "Floaters."
226d ago

Dominican Americans cope with ‘lasting impact’ of Flight 587 crash 20 years later

Dominican Americans suffered a terrible loss when Flight 587, from New York to the Dominican Republic, crashed 20 years ago, on Nov. 12, 2001.
245d ago

Puerto Rico governor signs into law debt-restructuring bill

Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi signed a law to slash the debt by half, but it hasn't been approved by the federal control board overseeing P.R.'s finances.
333d ago

Puerto Rico’s tight-knit Jewish community battered but united after Surfside tragedy

The Surfside building collapse in Florida killed three generations of a Jewish family known for harnessing the community's presence in Puerto Rico.
337d ago

Justice Sonia Sotomayor's mother, Celina Báez Sotomayor, dies at 94

Celina Baez Sotomayor, the mother of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, has died at the age of 94.
421d ago

Former Puerto Rico Gov. Carlos Romero Barceló dies at 88

Carlos Romero Barceló, a former Puerto Rico governor and an advocate of Puerto Rican statehood, is dead at 88.

In Patricia Engel's 'Infinite Country,' three generations' enduring bonds are tested by migration

"The book asks the question — how does a family remain a family through distance and time," said the Latina author, whose new novel has garnered advance praise.
500d ago

Analysis: Latino Republican Senators Cruz, Rubio and the backing of Trump's caudillo playbook

Donald Trump disrupted the rule of law and democratic norms, behavior familiar to Latinos whose families have left authoritarian countries and the kind Cruz and Rubio denounce.