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Immigrants miss deadline, lose federal healthcare

Immigrants miss deadline, lose federal healthcare

The Venture Scores of immigrants across the country have lost their insurance coverage obtained through the Affordable Care Act after failure to meet a federally imposed September 5th deadline to verify their immigration status. Obamacare and immigration advocates scrambled to help applicants provide the necessary paperwork to retain coverage but thousands still had not provided

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¡Hola Amigo! Texas A&M San Antonio and Spain bring language and culture to community

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa Education and culture are the precursor to creating and main­ taining international relationships, and Texas A&M San Antonio has hit it spot on. The campus has made an international partner and friend with the country of Spain, teaming up with the Instituto Cervantes to bring top­tier level Spanish classes to

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A quest to wake Texas Latinos from their political siesta

La Voz de Austin It’s no secret that Hispanic voters in Travis County have a hard time finding an election booth. In the recent March 4th, 2014 primary season, out of some 98,000 registered Hispanic voters, only 8,448 bothered to turn out to vote. In terms of percentage that’s a lousy 8%. But in the

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The woman behind the Democratic party’s twin threat: Rosie Castro

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa San Antonio, Texas — People en Español held an advanced screening of their newest Latino documentary series called “Habla.” The newest installment of “Habla” is called “Habla Men”, which features male Hispanic role models telling their story on camera. Those featured include a gay championship boxer, tough guy Danny Trejo

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Georgia DACA student spends fall semester abroad

By John Newton La Voz Latina President Obama’s deferred action (DACA) program for undocumented students celebrated its two-year anniversary last month and, owing to its controversial nature, still makes headlines on a regular basis. Republicans in the US Congress have vowed to end the program if they succeed in regaining control of the US Senate

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Journalism schools failing Latinos, media companies suffer

By Ray Ruiz The Venture Journalism schools across the country are failing Latinos – and creating a talent deficit for media companies in the U.S. The chaos of the Internet has wrecked the industry and has left journalism schools scurrying to plug the digital holes in their curriculum, while universities ignore the Latino demographic tsunami

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