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Guest Voz: Latest report on Latino dropouts is one to celebrate while understanding más work needs to be done

Guest Voz: Latest report on Latino dropouts is one to celebrate while understanding más work needs to be done

By Raoul Lowery Contreras LatinaLista Finally! Hispanic high school dropouts hit record lows in 2013 despite 18-24 year olds numbers increasing by 50% since 2001. Think of it, 100 Hispanic students in 2001 have increased to 150 in 2013 but dropouts have dropped more than 30 percent to a record low of 14 percent in

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LULAC announces national initiative to provide aid to the thousands of Central American children on U.S.-Mexico border

GritoBlast — The 85th Annual LULAC National Convention is underway in New York City and in full swing. After an appearances by First Lady Michelle Obama where she talked about the vital role education plays in the future of young Latinos, #LULAC14 announced a national initiative to provide aid for thousands of migrant children currently

Survey on LGBTQ Latina immigrants from Latin America

GritoBlast — A group of researchers at San Francisco State University are currently asking for support in a study dedicated to Latina Immigrant Queers. Latina/os are the biggest minority in the U.S.; there are a total of 11 million immigrants, and there is an on going debate about immigration, however, nothing has been done to

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Viernes Video: Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal delves into U.S. immigration issue in search of “Dayani Cristal”

LatinaLista — Perhaps the most chilling consequence of illegal entrance into the country is the deaths of so many migrants in the deserts, mountains and rivers that act as a natural barricade to reaching the United States. Stories have been told for years of corpses, sometimes only bones, of aspirational migrants being found in these

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