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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Abortion Bill Into Law
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Signs Abortion Bill Into Law
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 12:16

After the Texas Senate approved the widely protested abortion bill on Friday, it was only a matter of time before the bill would become a Texas state law.


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Obama Says Immigration Reform Will Miss August Deadline
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/17/2013 - 11:09

House Republicans have been debating the "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill since it was passed by the Senate on June 27.


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Senate Immigration Bill Would Bring Millions Of Legal Immigrants to U.S. Workforce
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/09/2013 - 09:48

The landmark immigration reform bill passed in the Senate on June 27 would allow millions more immigrants into the economy and remake the United States' workforce.


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The Worst #LatinoProblems
The 15 Worst #LatinoProblems
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2013 - 12:00

There are a lot of problems in this world – including #LatinoProblems. Those are actually our fave kind of problems because they’re not necessarily serious issues, but instead a social media outpouring of quite-funny frustrations associated with being Latino.

To finish your weekend off on a great note, we decided to ask around and combed through Twitter for the worst #LatinoProblems. Below are our favorites:


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10 Signs You Need to Move Out of Your Parents House
10 Signs You Need to Move Out of Your Parents' House
By Amaris Castillo | 07/06/2013 - 12:00

You know when it’s time… time to move out of your parents’ house. Maybe you've been saving up dough before making the big jump – or you're knee-deep in student loan debt and are keeping it safe living rent-free with your parental units. 

That doesn't mean you're not paying the price for that.


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Eric Cantor Says DREAMers Shouldn't Be "Kids Without a Country"
WATCH: Eric Cantor Says DREAMers Shouldn't Be "Kids Without a Country"
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:23

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor made a plea for children of undocumented immigrants to gain citizenship on Saturday while being interviewed at the Aspen Ideas Festival.


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WATCH: Why High-End Companies Should Be Paying Attention To 'Upscale Hispanics'
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/28/2013 - 13:10

Latinos are certainly becoming a powerful force for American economy. Remember when we first introduced you to "Upscale Hispanics"? You know, the population that could possibly help heal the middle class? Well, a recent Nielsen study showed that "Upscale Hispanics will make up 40 percent of Hispanic spending power by the end of 2013.


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Breaking News: Immigration Overhaul Passes in Senate
Breaking News: Immigration Reform Passes in Senate
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 16:42

The moment has finally arrived. Today the Senate approved the most significant immigration overhaul - the bill drafted by the "Gang of Eight" to offer undocumented immigrants a ton of opportunity.


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Why Are Fewer Minority Children Diagnosed with ADHD?
By Amaris Castillo | 06/26/2013 - 16:13

Latino and black children are half as likely to be diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as their white peers, according to a new study backed by Pennsylvania State University.


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LGBT Community Rejoice! Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA
LGBT Community Rejoice! Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 10:30

It's a historic time for the LGBT community! The Supreme Court struck down on a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's same-sex marriage ban, known as Proposition 8, this morning.


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