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3 reasons why Romney’s opposition to undocumented immigrants threatens the future of the country

LatinaLista — With only a couple of weeks till the election, last night’s presidential debate was the clearest opportunity American voters have gotten so far to understand the candidates’ stands on the issues. Though day-after-factcheckers are noting that both men didn’t get their facts entirely correct, there was no mistaking that Romney is not a

Another city takes immigration reform into its own hands — riling conservatives in the process

LatinaLista — Whenever states or cities decide to take immigration policing into their own hands, conservatives applaud the move. In fact, a favorite line has become that since Washington won’t do it the state and local communities have to take up the slack and do it themselves. Of course, conservatives are rooting for those measures

Poll showing Latino voter enthusiasm ebbing down highlights need for a new approach to phrasing the message on voting

LatinaLista — Today’s new poll by Latino Decisions and ImpreMedia show a Latino electorate losing some of its enthusiasm for the November election. Two weeks ago, 93% of voters described themselves as “very enthusiastic” or “somewhat enthusiastic” about this election, but that number dropped to 81% in this week’s poll. With little change in the

The bravery of one New Mexico mayor highlights ongoing voter suppression against Latinos

LatinaLista — Charles Starkovich made national headlines this week when he just couldn’t take the rampant discrimination against Latinos in his small town of Raton, New Mexico. It’s not that anyone was blatantly mistreating Latinos in public in this town of less than 7,000 but they were doing something equally egregious, according to Starkovich —

For Latino voters, presidential debates won’t decide the election

LatinaLista — News coverage all day has centered on if Vice-President Joe Biden can reclaim the mantle of political debate prowess. Yet, in the next breath, newscasters and pundits admit that it matters little for the election who comes out on top in tonight’s match-up. The same can be said for the presidential debates —