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Latino iPhone users high-risk for going over data plans and it’s Facebook’s fault

Latino iPhone users high-risk for going over data plans and it’s Facebook’s fault

LatinaLista — One of the few statistics that actually creates pride among most Latinos is the one that makes it clear Latinos are the “trendsetters in digital.” The term ‘early adopter’ has long been used to describe our collective fascination with technology. According to Nielsen’s Digital Consumer Report, Latinos own more digital devices and spend

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Report reveals young adult voters losing interest showing up at the polls

LatinaLista — With the line blurring between politicians and celebrities, it’s no wonder that voting rates among young voters (18-29) has fallen off over the last few years. In Hollywood-speak, there isn’t a “box office” name at the polls that has captured the attention or generated the enthusiasm among young voters since Obama ran in

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Immigrant advocates launch national campaign highlighting Obama administration’s deportation record

LatinaLista — A tweet making its way through the Twittersphere over the last few days is one with a simple message: “Don’t be a DIC.” The double-meaning is supposed to startle the reader into finding out more — something that the issue the tweet is about has failed to do among a majority of Americans.

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New Pew study reveals shocking truth about “immigrant criminals” & why deportations are so high

LatinaLista — The Obama administration’s first response to quell growing Latino criticism over excessive deportations was a directive sent to the Department of Homeland Security in 2011 to only arrest those undocumented immigrants considered to be low-priority or who have not committed crimes. But deportations continue to skyrocket prompting National Council of La Raza President

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Video: Legal scholar and author Ian Haney López explains how politicians use racism as political strategy to win votes

LatinaLista — Ian Haney López understands politics, especially dog whistle politics — the practice of using code words that use race to turn Americans against each other. According to López, legal scholar and author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, politicians — on both sides

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Another (urgent) reason Congress needs to pass immigration reform

LatinaLista — A new brief released by the U.S. Census, Noncitizens Under Age 35: 2010-2012, reveals several important reasons why passing immigration reform would not only help the nation’s economy but create a more just society. Data from the 2010-2012 American Community Survey shows there are 10.3 million noncitizen individuals under the age of 35

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