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Steve King
Steve King, Paula Deen and 6 Other Notorious Racists!
By Latina Staff | 07/24/2013 - 13:19

We have to admit, it broke our hearts to hear that Paula Deen made racist remarks. She was one of the many reasons we tuned in to the Food Network (who doesn't want to watch things cooked in butter, only to be covered with more butter?). Unfortunately, her poor choice of words has led her to be fired from the network.


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DREAMers Who Voluntarily Left U.S. Arrested When Trying to Return
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/24/2013 - 10:06

Eight DREAMers, who left the United States to travel to Mexico, were detained on Monday upon trying to return to the states.

According to Fox News Latino, the undocumented activists left the U.S. in order to draw attention to the rise in deportations which have been carried out under the Obama administration.


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Latina Texans Face Health Crisis
WATCH: Latina Texans Face Health Crisis
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/23/2013 - 16:52

The passing of the new Texas abortion law last week has left many women in the state feeling worried when it comes to reproductive health.

According to The Huffington Post, the restrictive abortion law is now forcing the community to be faced with several challenges.


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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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Upscale Hispanics
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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