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Marco Rubio and Mitt Romney
Election 2012: What’s the Deal With the GOP Vice President Pick?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/17/2012 - 15:30

With Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich out, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is honing in on a Vice President to complete the Republican ticket.  This process of tapping a running mate is called the “Veepstakes”—a guessing game where bets are being placed on Twitter, cable TV and even in Vegas.  Of course no one but a handful of trusted advisors and family members know the short list of names the former governor of Massachusetts is really considering.


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Dream Act Supporters Protest in Florida
Dream Act Supporters Sue U.S. Senate
By Samantha Leal | 05/16/2012 - 12:49

Dream Act supporters are hitting the courts again – this time, to prove that the cloture vote that killed it in 2010 was unconstitutional, reports Huffington Post.


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Florida Senator Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio Says Separating Cubans from Hispanics is "Offensive”
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2012 - 13:04

Despite tackling the immigration subject full force with a revised version of the Dream Act, Marco Rubio still lacks popularity among Latino voters. Some reports claim that the Florida Senator won’t appeal to the mass Latino population because he’s Cuban-American.


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mitt romney, election 2012
Election 2012: Who's More Likable?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/04/2012 - 12:07

On Day 45 of the “Newt Death Watch” – a media-penned name coined while waiting for GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich to drop out – the former Speaker of the House announced in a short YouTube video that he was out of the running for President.  He thanked the “nearly” 180,000 people who donated to the campaign, the thousands who volunteered, and the two million who voted for him in the primaries.

Watch Gingrich’s campaign adios here.


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Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Antonio Villaraigosa Says Marco Rubio’s Revised Dream Act Creates “Second Class Status”
By Sugey Palomares | 05/02/2012 - 11:20

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently criticized Marco Rubio’s immigration push and revised version of the Dream Act, which would legalize immigrants to stay in the country who have graduated from high school and hope to obtain a college education or join the military.


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Racial Profiling in Traffic Stops
ACLU Sues Border Patrol for Racial Profiling at the Canadian Border
By Samantha Leal | 04/30/2012 - 16:12

Border problems… at the northern border? Yep. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint against the U.S. Border control after two Latinos and a black man were "unjustifiably" stopped in Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula, an area close to Canada, reports Reuters. The complaint was filed in Seattle on Thursday.


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Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Are You Ready? It's Time to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo!
By Lourdes Medrano | 04/26/2012 - 13:40

Cinco de Mayo fiestas abound north of the border. But do you know the history of this Mexican holiday and how it came to be popular in this country? Here are five interesting tidbits about one of our favorite holidays:


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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
The Supreme Court Hears Arguments On the Arizona Immigration Law
By Samantha Leal | 04/26/2012 - 12:04

Arguments were heard Wednesday in the case of Arizona v U.S., the case that questions the legality of four provisions of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070. Arizona, enacting a new law to combat illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico, has overstepped their rights. Immigration is a federal issue, according to the U.S. But that apparently wasn’t quite as convincing of an argument as the federal government might have hoped, reports CNN.


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Protests against Arizona's SB1070 Immigration Law
5 Things You Should Know about the Case Against Arizona SB 1070
By Samantha Leal | 04/24/2012 - 16:27

The legality of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070, has long been disputed and is now headed to the Supreme Court. The case, Arizona v. United States, will look at not only SB 1070, but will also affect any similar laws enacted nationwide. Here’s what you need to know about the case:

The Act has several provisions – only four are being examined by the court.

The Court will not be looking at the entire Act, but rather, four key provisions, including:


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The Bachelor's Brad Womack, Ben Flajnik and Jason Mesnick
The Bachelor Sued for Discrimination: Getting to the Root of the Red Rose
By Sugey Palomares | 04/20/2012 - 13:40

A class action lawsuit was filed against ABC and the production companies responsible for the hit television shows, The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, on Wednesday, reports CNN. The suit claims that producers, and the makers of the show, have racially discriminated against applicants seeking lead roles.


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