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Time Magazine Immigration Issue: "We Are Americans - Just Not Legally"
By Sugey Palomares | 06/14/2012 - 12:41

Immigration politics continues to be a hot button issue with an estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. The latest cover of Time Magazine reads, “We Are Americans Just Not Legally,” and features reporting by Filipino journalist Jose Antonio Vargas (shown in the center).


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President Barack Obama, GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney
Poll Finds Latinos Favor Obama; Video Ad Says Romney Out of Touch With Voters
By Samantha Leal | 06/11/2012 - 17:00

A new national poll finds that Latino voters favor President Obama with a 43-point margin over Mitt Romney. Overall, 66% of Latino registered voters were certain or leaning towards Obama, while only 23% were certain or leaning towards Romney.


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Carlos Correa Signed to Houston Astros
The Week in Culture: Deportations Don't Slow, Puerto Rico is Now Cuba, and More!
By Samantha Leal | 06/09/2012 - 17:00

Here's what you happened this week, if you missed it:

- The New York Daily News used the Cuban flag, not the Puerto Rican one, to promote the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Oops? [Latina]

- Sofia Vergara is reportedly back with her ex, Nick Loeb. The two were spotted hand-in-hand out in New York. [TheInsider]


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Univision Poll
Deportations Not Slowing, Despite U.S. Backlog
By Samantha Leal | 06/08/2012 - 11:56

Deportations have not slowed down in the U.S., despite seven months of reviews by the Obama administration, reports The New York Times. This continuance has obviously disappointed many immigrants, many of whom President Obama hopes to court for his re-election.


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Career Woman, Equal Pay for Women
Election 2012: Women Voters and Equal Pay
By Viviana Hurtado | 06/07/2012 - 16:00

Deep in campaign silly season, “the war on ______” (fill in the blank) has become part of the jargon we hear on cable TV and see in Twitter hashtags.  I have actually seen #WaronLatinos, not a joke.


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Magic Mike Movie Poster
The Week in Culture: Kissing, Dolores Huerta, and Sexy Posters
By Samantha Leal | 06/02/2012 - 17:00

Here's what happened this week, in case you missed it:

- The Latin American disease, Chagas, has been getting a lot of press lately as researchers dub it the new AIDS of the Americas. It transmits through blood-sucking bugs. Can you say gross? [Latina.com]

- What does a kiss really mean in Latino culture? [Being Latino]


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America Ferrera at Planned Parenthood's Action Fund in New York City in 2012
Which of Your Favorite Stars Support Voto Latino?
By Samantha Leal | 05/31/2012 - 18:00

Started in 2004, Voto Latino is an organization that is dedicated to getting young Latinos to vote. Get more information at votolatino.org and click to see which of your favorite stars are involved!


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GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigning in Las Vegas on May 29, 2012
Election 2012: Mitt Romney's "A Better America Begins Tonight" - But for Whom?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/31/2012 - 15:49

Mitt Romney needed at least 97 delegates to reach the 1,144 needed to clinch the Republican nomination, according to the Associated Press, which will be formalized at the GOP national nominating convention in Tampa, Florida.  He got 105.  Soon after, the Romney campaign released “A Better America Begins Toni


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Celia Cruz
Week in Culture: Celia Cruz Leads Vote To Add Icon in The American History Museum
By Sugey Palomares | 05/26/2012 - 11:00

- Celia Cruz to be the latest icon added in The American History Museum? The legendary Cuban singer was one of the icons added to the voting list for the museum’s online survey to “Frame an Iconic American.”


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Dolores Huerta
As UFW Looks Back, Challenges Loom Ahead
By Latina Staff | 05/26/2012 - 09:45

By Albert Sabate for Univision News

There was no doubt in Josefina Flores’ mind about making it to the 50-year anniversary the farm-worker labor movement.


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