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Deporting parents of US citizen children provides window to shaky national future

Deporting parents of US citizen children provides window to shaky national future

LatinaLista — While there has been a big slow-down in undocumented immigrants trying to cross from Mexico into the United States, the fact is there are still many still willing to risk their lives to enter illegally. Not necessarily to find work as a first priority but to be reunited — with their children! Human

Immigrants Rally To Thank Obama

Separate polls show Obama’s base approve his Executive Action, leaving critics red

LatinaLista — Ever since President Obama issued his Executive Action to address immigration last week, Republican leadership has been on a rampage threatening everything from legal action to predicting there would be riots in the streets and our southern border overrun with new undocumented entries. On Day 4 of the announcement, none of what the

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New Pew report shows decline of undocumented immigration in 14 states, while 7 saw a rise

LatinaLista — The latest piece of information that bolsters the argument that now is the time to act on reforming immigration comes from the Pew Research Center. A new report cites the decline of undocumented immigrants in 14 states, while seven states saw a rise. The 14 states that saw a decline from 2009-2012, which

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New national survey finds nothing “optimistic” for the future of Latinas

LatinaLista — The headline from the latest national poll targeting Latinos summed up the overall results of the survey as, “Poll of Latino families finds optimism despite many obstacles.” Yet, a deeper look into the findings reveals that there’s nothing optimistic for Latinas. The joint survey commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) in partnership

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Analysis of Midterm election wins show that Democrats and Republicans need to do more to advance women and Latino politicians

LatinaLista — It’s an understatement to say that the GOP sweep of Tuesday’s midterm election has hogged the headlines of the past two days. Lost amid all the same-old, same-old political rhetoric are two congressional milestones that aren’t getting anywhere near the coverage they deserve. For starters, for the first time in history there are

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