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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.

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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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Lou Dobbs joins immigration hypocrite list

The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute recently found that Lou Dobbs, who fulminated nightly on CNN against "the illegal aliens" taking over the country,  has relied for years on undocumented labor for the upkeep of his multimillion-dollar estate and the horses he keeps for his daughter.

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Undocumented nanny takes on Republican governor wannabe

Meg Whitman's former nanny and housekeeper accused the billionaire Republican candidate of having "treated me like garbage." 

 

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Rinku Sen discusses racial justice

"The biggest and overarching question today is how we move forward with a modern racial justice agenda," said Rinku Sen, president and executive director of the Applied Research Center.

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Facing Race conference highlights hope, vision and change

More than 1,000 racial justice activists, educators and journalists convenedin Chicago  Sept. 23-25 at the McCormick Hyatt Regency during the Applied Research Center's 2010 Facing Race national conference.

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Coalition fights racial profiling in Virginia

Latino are s mounting a last ditch effort to stop Virginia and the federal Department of Homeland Security from setting up a program which could seriously increase racial profiling.

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U.S. ready to sue Arizona sheriff on alleged civil rights abuses

Justice Department attorneys investigating Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio for civil rights violations, are giving his lawyers until next Tuesday to turn over requested documents.

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Arizona protests include civil disobedience

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Thousands turned out in Phoenix and around the state of Arizona to both celebrate the recent court decision on SB 1070 ,and to protest  those remaining sections not included in the injunction.

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SB 1070 protested across the U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO - Immigrant rights activists around the country demonstrated July 29, the day Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070, took effect.

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