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New report underscores undeniable relationship between immigration reform and nation’s food supply

New report underscores undeniable relationship between immigration reform and nation’s food supply

LatinaLista — In the ongoing campaign by the White House to pressure Congress to pass immigration reform, every executive branch department head has come out to make a speech, from their particular department perspective, as to why resolving our immigration policy would be good for the country. To be honest, when listening to Arne Duncan

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A nation growing in inequality allows racism to thrive without remorse or apology

LatinaLista — While there are many lessons to be learned from the Trayvon Martin case, there’s one particular (doh) takeaway — people are not equal in this country. It sounds like a very simplistic observation but it’s more profound than we give it credit. It’s the lack of equality that fosters racism, prejudice and discrimination

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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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