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Two Latino brothers, and Vietnam vets, are latest victims of broken immigration system

LatinaLista — Colorado Springs residents Manuel and Valente Valenzuela are brothers, Vietnam veterans, Mexican-Americans and facing deportation to Mexico — a country that by all rights is not their home. Though the two men were born in Mexico over 60 years ago, their mother was an American citizen. They served in the United States military

Guest Voz: Undocumented student takes control of his own destiny by making the hardest decision of his life

LatinaLista — In our ongoing show of support and solidarity with the thousands of undocumented youth who qualify to stay in the United States under what is known as the DREAM Act, Latina Lista continues publishing the DREAM letters by young people who face an uncertain life and future because of their illegal status.</p> The

Guest Voz: “I firmly believe that we, the undocumented youth, are standing on the right side of history”

LatinaLista — In our ongoing show of support and solidarity with the thousands of undocumented youth who qualify to stay in the United States under what is known as the DREAM Act, Latina Lista continues publishing the DREAM letters by young people who face an uncertain life and future because of their illegal status. The

New NCLR report illustrates harmful impact of SB 1070 on nation’s Latino youth

LatinaLista — With all the rules, guidelines and fines that exist in this country to protect the well-being of children, it is a sad commentary that no politician or activist thinks twice before publicly condemning undocumented immigrants and their families in their rants over illegal immigration. In those families are children, who are least likely

Latina files HUD complaint against Wells Fargo after being asked if she planned to increase her family

LatinaLista — In these economic times, it makes sense that mortgage companies would want to make doubly sure that people can financially afford the house of their dreams at the time they’re buying it. Yet, some mortgage companies have crossed the line in making these kinds of judgement calls. MomsRising shares with Latina Lista stories

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