Latino News of the Day
Latino News of the Day
By Fox News Latino | 02/17/2011 - 16:20

All the news you should know, from our partners at Fox News Latino:

Village of Dwarfs May Hold Clues to Cure Cancer

Mexico is Still a Hot Spring Break Destination, Despite Violence


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Latino News of the Day
Latino News of the Day
By Fox News Latino | 02/16/2011 - 12:52

Here are three news stories you should know about.

More Mexicans Are Seeking Dual Citizenship for Their Children


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Arizona Laws
Arizona’s Controversial Laws: A Crash Course
By Lourdes Medrano | 02/15/2011 - 18:05

Arizona lawmakers are continuing their push this week to deny automatic citizenship to children of illegal immigrants. Senator Ron Gould (R-AZ) recently called off the vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee because he believed the bill would have been defeated, but more receptive legislators are expected to again take up the agenda this week. The goal is to force the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider whether the 14th Amendment truly guarantees citizenship to such children.


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Arizona
Arizona Counter-Sues Over SB 1070, Seeks Help From Government for "Invasion"
By Mariela Rosario | 02/11/2011 - 16:30

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced yesterday that the state of Arizona was going to sue the federal government for failing to protect the border.


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The Real Cost of Immigration
The Real Cost of Immigration
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/11/2011 - 15:00

The past year has seen an unprecedented backlash against undocumented immigrants. Proposed measures targeting them include Arizona’s SB 1070 law, which inspired other states to follow suit with similar bills that would allow local police to enforce immigration laws; conservatives have called for a repeal of the 14th amendment, which guarantees citizenship to anyone born in the United States, regardless of their parents’ status; and still others are calling for a return to massive workplace raids.


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The Week In Latino News
By Fox News Latino | 02/11/2011 - 11:58

The Week in Latino news starts off with a story on legislation denying birthright citizenship in Arizona coming to a vote next week.

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This Week in Weird News...
This Week in Weird News...
By Latina Staff | 02/09/2011 - 16:40

We hesitate to even give any more publicity to this awful idea but we just can’t ignore it. FoxNewLatino has a report on this truly bizarre new app called Smuggle Truck: Operation Immigration.


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Braceros
Mexican Government Owes Back Payments to Braceros
By Erika Ramirez | 02/08/2011 - 16:16

Imagine working your hands to the bone and not getting paid for it. Well, around 35,000 braceros are still waiting to be compensated for work they completed close to 50 years ago. During World War II, an agreement between Mexico and the United States created the Bracero program, which brought thousands of Mexican men to the U.S. to do manual work on farms and building railroads.


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Immigration Rates Stabilize Across the United States
Immigration Rates Stabilize Across the United States
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/02/2011 - 08:52

Undocumented immigrants, who had been steadily leaving the U.S. since the first signs of the recession in 2007, reducing their population by eight percent through 2009, are staying put, according to a new Pew Hispanic Center report released today.

The 2007 population was 12 million. It now stands at 11.2 million. The findings coincide with a Republican push to restart workplace raids, which hit record highs in the past four years, both under Bush and under Obama.


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