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Guest Voz: A robust Voting Rights Act is crucial for Latino voters

Guest Voz: A robust Voting Rights Act is crucial for Latino voters

LatinaLista — Ever since the Supreme Court threw out a key part of the landmark Voting Rights Act (VRA) in June, stripping the government of its best way to prevent voting bias – the requirement that all or parts of 15 states with a history of discrimination in voting, mostly in the South, get Washington’s

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President George W. Bush repeats his message to the GOP — pass immigration reform

LatinaLista — This morning, former President George W. Bush presided over a naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas on the campus of Southern Methodist University. It was expected that he would deliver remarks supporting immigration reform, especially since the House is supposed to be taking up the issue

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Even a deeply flawed immigration bill gives hope where none exists now

LatinaLista — Tomorrow, the House of  Representatives is supposed to finally tackle the issue of immigration reform, a sharp thorn in the sides of many in the GOP. While the Tea Party-backed legislators are smug in their confidence that the debate will die on the House floor, there are some in the party who have

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Texas’ Senators Cruz & Cornyn charting a course to turn the Lone Star State Blue

LatinaLista — Two senators that have been major thorns in the sides of the Gang of Eight during these senate debates over immigration reform have been two men that hail from the same state — Texas. Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. Ted Cruz have both been uncompromising in their attitudes and not shy about their

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New poll underscores how immigration reform is less a political issue for Latinos and more a humanitarian need

LatinaLista — During the start of today’s senate debate on immigration reform, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz from Texas took the podium and candidly declared his prediction for the passage of the bill: It would pass the Senate but ‘crash’ in the House. He then went on to lament the fact that none of the five

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As the White House gears up for senate debate on immigration reform, Obama preaches to the choir

LatinaLista — Today, the Senate began debate on immigration, an issue that the majority of the Latino community has been fighting for since the 21st Century began more than a decade ago. Yet, before the Senate voted to take the bill to the floor for debate, President Obama addressed a distinguished group of businesspeople, law

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