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Georgia activists denounce anti-immigrant bills

Georgia state lawmakers are considering tough anti-immigrant bills similar to Arizona's draconian and controversial SB 1070, which passed last year.


Why Latinos depend on the Environmental Protection Agency

The role of the EPA, especially when it comes to the health and wellbeing of the Latino community, is extremely critical, according to a new report.


Changes and challenges for Puerto Ricans in the U.S.

A recent article by Angelo Falcon, president of the National Institute for Latino Policy, entitled, "Challenges Facing Stateside Puerto Ricans in the 21st Century," reveals both new features and persistent problems.


Latinos condemn Wisconsin anti-worker bill

Twenty leading national Latino organizations have come together to oppose growing attacks against the rights of workers in Wisconsin and other states.


Latino leaders: "Hands off Social Security!"

Organization representing more than 50 million Latinos are joining forces to defend Social Security.


Republicans playing with fire on immigration, Latinos say

Republicans are pushing anti-immigrant bills in states across the country, spurring anger among Latinos, who are a major voting bloc.


Latino congressmen confront “Go back to Mexico”

Texas Rep. Raul Hinojosa tell students about the challenges he and his colleagues face with the current tea party/Republican whipped up atmosphere.


GOP aims to suppress Latino vote

A recent GOP ad urged Latinos to stay home rather than vote, but it may actually provoke a backlash and motivate Latinos to vote.


Bean soup, tacos, firing up the vote

SAN ANTONIO - More than 500 people joined Linda Bocanegra, owner of the Arizona Café, for free bean soup, tacos and some get-out-the-vote energy in this city's Southwest side.


For Latinos, staying home November 2 is not an option

"Every day is Election Day from now until Nov. 2," said Petra Falcon of Promise Arizona, a group that is mobilizing Latino voter turnout in Arizona.

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