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Loss of homes by Latino homeowners signals an erosion of equality in the nation

LatinaLista — As June, otherwise known as National Homeownership Month, draws to an end so does the American Dream for many Americans, especially Latino and black home owners. RealtyTrac reports that banks took back 54,844 properties last month, up 7 percent from April. This is a discouraging sign in an economy where Latino homeowners have

College Board releases college resource guide just for undocumented students

LatinaLista — In one of the strongest signals that the education community supports the DREAM Act — allowing undocumented students, who were brought to the US as children, attend college or enlist in the military and be put on a path to citizenship — the College Board released yesterday a state-specific resource guide for undocumented

New report finds CA Latinos experience the most severe rates of underemployment of all races

LatinaLista — If ever there was doubt of whether or not college/vocational training is worth the expense, here comes the latest in what seems like an avalanche of reports detailing just how imperative higher education/training is for today’s worker. The latest report zeroes in on workers in California, yet the report’s authors are quick to