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Ernesto Nieto’s alma mater lauds him for recent Splete Award

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 4:18 pm   /   Ernesto Nieto, Media Coverage

Last month, National Hispanic Institute founder and president Ernesto Nieto was awarded the Allen P. Splete Award from the Council of Independent Colleges. Last week, Nieto’s alma mater, Southwestern University, touted the award in a profile that focused on Nieto’s work in founding the National Hispanic Institute and leading it over nearly four decades. The […]

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NHI Alumni Michael Padilla lauded for school lunch law passage

Posted: April 15, 2017 at 12:46 pm   /   Alumni, Featured, Media Coverage, NHI News

As a New Mexico state senator, National Hispanic Institute Alumni Michael Padilla has put his National Hispanic Institute experience (particularly, his LDZ experience) to use. Thanks to a recent bill of his that became New Mexico law earlier this week, people around the nation (and even in other countries) have taken notice. Padilla introduced a […]

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NHI’s Michelle Saenz-Rodriguez Helps Free DFW Travel Ban Detainees

Posted: January 31, 2017 at 11:26 pm   /   Featured, Media Coverage

This past Saturday morning, Michelle Saenz-Rodriguez — the Dallas-based immigration lawyer who chairs the National Hispanic Institute’s board of directors — was on a weekend trip with her mom in Oklahoma when a colleague called her to ask about a rumor of detained international travelers at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The detainees were, of course, […]

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