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U.S. President Obama announces executive actions on immigration during nationally televised address from the White House in Washington

Transcript: President’s Address to the Nation on Immigration

Transcript: President’s Address to the Nation on Immigration

THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities

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Video: 8-minute Spanish-language film delivers range of emotions highlighting green card lottery system

LatinaLista — Earlier this year, Latina Lista highlighted the trailer of a short film titled “La Loteria” by filmmaker Shahir Daud. The Spanish-language short film, La Loteria, epitomizes life’s unpredictability both in front of and behind the camera. Written and directed by a New Zealander, the film stars Puerto Rican and Swedish actors, is scored

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Over 60 percent of Latinas say they know a victim of domestic violence

LatinaLista — It’s said that domestic violence is more common than diabetes. And if social media is any indication, in the aftermath of the NFL fiasco handling of those players caught in acts of violence, domestic violence is at crisis levels. For too many Latino families it’s also a daily fact of life. A new

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VIDEO: Ku Klux Klan Steps Up Recruitment, Focuses On Immigration

LatinaLista — It’s not uncommon to see the immigration issue used as fodder to attract voters or recruit members to border militia groups and ultra-conservative groups. Yet, the latest group to specifically feed on the fear of the ignorant about the immigration issue left more than just a bad taste in people’s mouth. Throughout several

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VIDEO: Immigration Could Set Stage For Big U.S. Budget Showdown

LatinaLista — President Obama’s self-imposed deadline for taking independent acton on immigration reform is fast approaching. As can be expected, conservatives are not happy. However, rather than execute their fundamental duty as elected officials — pass legislation for the good of the country — they have resorted to an old tactic that left a very bad

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Video: Honduras’ ambitious experiment to save a country and its future

LatinaLista — The only thing safe about Honduras these days is the fact that it’s not on anyone’s vacation list. Having the dubious distinction of being the murder capital of the world and a place so riddled with violence that it’s driving thousands of its own people out of the country for a safer quality

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