New Immigration Resource Web Site Now Available on Yahoo! en Español
Nuevo País, Nueva Vida Helps Educate and Empower Hispanics Living in the U.S.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- July 15, 2013
Yahoo! en Español has launched Nuevo País, Nueva Vida, a new web site on
Yahoo! Noticias designed to simplify the immigration experience for millions
of Hispanics living in the U.S. In collaboration with Western Union, Nuevo
País, Nueva Vida provides educational information about the immigration
process through editorial articles, slideshows, videos, and more.
Users can find news and opinions from legal experts and Yahoo!’s seasoned
editors on topics such as obtaining permanent residency, requesting a tourist
visa, securing healthcare and other insurance coverage, and creating a budget
to live in the U.S. The site also features advice and tools on how to support
and connect with family and friends back home.
“We are always thinking about how to better serve the daily habits of our
Hispanic users, and a collection of resources on immigration topics and tips
on how to succeed in the U.S. was a natural addition to Yahoo! en Español,”
said Javier Garcia, General Manager of Yahoo! U.S. Hispanic. “We are excited
to work with Western Union and hope that, together, we will help inspire and
empower people to improve their lives.”
“We’re very excited to help launch this go-to immigration resource,” said
Laston Charriez, senior vice president of marketing, Americas, Western Union.
“It has something for everyone, including breaking news, information on new
laws, a blog with useful immigration tips, videos and so much more.”
Nuevo País, Nueva Vida is available via desktop computers and mobile phones on
Yahoo! en Español (http://es-us.noticias.yahoo.com/nuevo-pais-vida/)
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About Western Union
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services.
Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business
Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and
businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money
around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of March
31, 2013, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services were
offered through a combined network of approximately 515,000 Agent locations in
200 countries and territories and approximately 100,000 ATMs. In 2012, The
Western Union Company completed 231 million consumer-to-consumer transactions
worldwide, moving $79 billion of principal between consumers, and 432 million
business payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
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