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Video: Empowering people with a simple tool to search, compare and be inspired by constitutions the world over

Video: Empowering people with a simple tool to search, compare and be inspired by constitutions the world over

LatinaLista — National constitutions are supposed to provide a sustainable structure for politics, yet only half live more than 19 years. It’s a sobering statistic that reinforced in University of Texas’ constitution scholar, Zachary Elkins, the resolve to provide constitution writers, the world over, a reliable resource of information when (re)-crafting their respective constitutions. That reliable

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New guide explains senate immigration bill in language everyone can understand

LatinaLista — The U.S. Senate is getting ready for the mother of congressional showdowns next week when members will start to debate, in earnest, the perceived flaws and merits of the proposed S. 744, The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act. In other words, the senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill. Everyone has their

U.S. Census shows their relevancy with new initiative featuring infographics, interactive elements and Pinterest account

LatinaLista — Ever since Congress made it known that they were willing to cut funds to the US Census, namely scrapping the American Community Survey, the US Census Bureau has been put on the defensive. In video presentations and releases, officials with the US Census Bureau have tried to show the public why the work

Guest Voz: Report — Obama Misrepresenting Deportation Statistics

LatinaLista — Frustration and disappointment continue to rise among the Latino community with the Obama administration over its policy for deporting undocumented immigrants. In spite of a much publicized announcement earlier this year that those immigrants not considered a national security threat nor had a criminal record would be spared deportation, the opposite has occurred

Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona jumps into crowded Senate race to succeed Kyl

By Uriel J. Garcia Cronkite News Service WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination in 2012 to replace outgoing Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. Carmona, who has never held elected office, becomes at least the 10th candidate in a crowded field. He made his announcement Thursday