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Hispanics/Latinos in Alabama: Spanish-Language Resources

Information about and for Hispanics and Latinos/as in Alabama

Spanish-Language Resources

Acciones Ejecutivas sobre Inmigración / Executive Actions on Immigration
www.uscis.gov/es/accionmigratoria
This page details the executive actions taken by President Obama on November 20, 2014.  It includes an outline of the action, key questions, and a glossary.

Alabama Department of Industrial Relations / Departamento de Relaciones Industriales de Alabama
www2.dir.state.al.us/vlmi/default.asp
To change the page to Spanish, scroll to the bottom and click on Español.

Comisión para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo / Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
www.eeoc.gov/es/
The EEOC site lists employment rights and responsibilities.

Cruz Roja Americana / American Red Cross
www.cruzrojaamericana.org/index.asp
The Red Cross provides health, blood, and disaster aid.

Federal Citizen Information Center en Español
publications.usa.gov/USAPubs.php?NavCode=J
These Spanish-language booklets are on various topics including nutrition, children, health, cars, education, housing, and employment and equal rights.

Gobierno USA.gov / USA.gov
www.usa.gov/gobiernousa/index.shtml
This is the official web search engine and directory for U.S. government resources

GovBenefits.gov
www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_es.portal
This site provides citizens with one source for information on benefits such as Medicaid, Head Start, family assistance, food stamps, unemployment, disability, and more.

Great Web Sites in Spanish para Niños
reforma.membershipsoftware.org/Files/children_ya_services/websitesparaninos2007.doc
Compiled by the Children’s and Young Adults Services Committee of REFORMA (The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking), this is a list of children’s Web sites in Spanish.

Healthfinder Español
www.healthfinder.gov/espanol/
Healthfinder is an encyclopedia of health information provided by the National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

¡Hola, Alabama!
www.al.com/hola-alabama/
Birmingham-based newspaper in Spanish

Latino News
www.latino-news.com/
Serving the Spanish speaking communities in Alabama and Tennessee, the Latino News website includes daily news, entertainment, editorials, opinion articles, and immigration news.

MedlinePlus: Información de Salud para Usted / MedlinePlus: Health Information for You
medlineplus.gov/spanish/
The Spanish version of MedlinePlus contains the same extensive health information as the English version: health topics, drug information, a medical encyclopedia, news, directories, and links to other resources.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) en Español
www.osha.gov/as/opa/spanish/index.html
This is the home page of OSHA in Spanish. For English-speaking employers who are working with a Spanish-speaking workforce, look at the OSHA Hispanic Outreach Quick Start.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services en Español
www.uscis.gov/es
This is the website for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the government agency that oversees immigration.

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