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Modernizing the voting process is a step towards recommitting to voters’ rights

LatinaLista — Technology, aka the Internet, usually evokes one of two reactions from people — acceptance or resistance. The resistors usually hold out until they can see how it’s going to enhance their lives. For example, how many seniors resisted using social media until they realized that they were missing out on the latest photos

Obama shares his biggest surprise at Univision forum about not being able to pass immigration reform

LatinaLista — The President’s turn on Univision’s “Meet the Candidate” forum hasn’t even aired yet but word is leaking that Univision anchors Maria Elena Salinas and Jorge Ramos didn’t cut him any slack. Like the professional journalists they are, they grilled the President on his record in office, especially on immigration reform. Ramos even scolded

Latino and Black male students at the mercy of a segregated and suspension-focused school system

LatinaLista — Though pundits, mainstream media and the political parties themselves have been obsessed over the push-and-pull direction of the Latino vote in this presidential election, one of the real issues that matters is being ignored — kinda. The issue is the future of the Latino community and the nation. Not as it relates to today’s

The 47 percent should be insulted by Romney’s statement and the rest of the nation should be appalled and fearful

LatinaLista — The headline on Politico blares “Mitt Romney, man of constant sorrow.” The article is in relation to the seemingly non-stop gaffes that the Republican presidential candidate has been making before and since accepting the nomination at the GOP convention in Tampa. To be fair, Obama and his team have had their share too

When talking about Latino voters, new poll shows it’s all about Latinas

LatinaLista — A new tracking poll released today by impreMedia/Latino Decisions highlighted a reality that has so far been ignored by both presidential campaigns — Latinas overwhelmingly favor Obama over Romney. According to the poll: Latina voters plan to vote for President Obama by a margin of 74% to 21% for Romney – a 53 point

Friday round-up of headlines spotlighting undocumented students and how colleges are coping with the change

LatinaLista — Many college students across the country are beginning to settle into a routine for the new school year. For those at universities, the first football game of the season has been played which always signals that school has officially begun. For many undocumented students, this school year signifies a milestone in their lives.