Rocsi Diaz at the Food Bank for New York City 2012 Can-Do Awards Dinner in 2012
EXCLUSIVE: Rocsi Diaz on Why Latinos Should Vote for Obama
By Sugey Palomares | 06/25/2012 - 18:00

Television host Rocsi Diaz has been keeping herself busy since announcing she was leaving her post as co-host on BET's 106 & Park just last month. Since then, the Latina VJ is lending her influencial voice for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign. Rocsi is encouraging young people - especially Latinos - to tap into the power of their vote and hit the polls this upcoming election.


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Ousted Paraguay President Fernando Lugo
Ousted Paraguay President Calls for Return to Democracy
By Samantha Leal | 06/25/2012 - 14:00

Fernando Lugo, the Paraguayan President who was impeached and ousted by Congress a few days ago, has called the country's new government "illegitimate" and called for a return to democratic rule, reports Reuters


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United States Supreme Court Building
Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Parts of Arizona Immigration Law
By Samantha Leal | 06/25/2012 - 13:43

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down many of the key parts of Arizona’s immigration law, but let stand a controversial part that lets police check a person’s immigration status while enforcing other laws, reports CNN.


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Marco Rubio Memior An American Son Book
5 Things We Learned About Marco Rubio From His Memoir ‘An American Son’
By Samantha Leal | 06/20/2012 - 15:06

Marco Rubio’s recently released memoir, An American Son, gives us insight into his life and beginnings. The Republican Vice President hopeful talks about his Cuban family, coming to grips with his heritage and parlaying that into a successful political career. But there were a few things that we didn’t know about Rubio (or at least, not in his words). Here are our top 5 takeaways:

He suffered from a medical complication as a child that could have killed him.


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President Barack Obama at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security
Obama Agrees To Stop Deporting Undocumented Students
By Sugey Palomares | 06/15/2012 - 13:50

Change is finally on the way for Dream Act advocates. President Barack Obama’s administration has announced a plan to stop deporting undocumented immigrants who are Dream Act-eligible and between the ages of 15 to 30.

Instead, the "deferred action" policy will grant work permits to undocumented youth who have immigrated to the U.S. as children, have lived in the U.S. for at least 5 years, are working towards receiving higher education, or have obtained higher education, as long as they have a clean criminal record.


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Jorge Ramos on Univision Meet the Candidate in January 2012
Jorge Ramos Says No to Obama Campaign
By Latina Staff | 06/14/2012 - 14:58

By Jordan Fabian for Univision News

Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos took to the airwaves last week to object to the Obama campaign’s use of his image in a Spanish-language television advertisement.


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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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Marc Anthony at Cedars Sinai Sports Spectacular 2012
WATCH: Marc Anthony Supports Barack Obama
By Samantha Leal | 06/07/2012 - 14:43

Marc Anthony is the latest Latino supporting President Barack Obama for re-election. The singer publicly announced his support in a 30-second video for the Obama campaign, which urges Latinos to vote for President Obama. He tweeted: Re-electing @BarackObama=4 more yrs of progress for Latinos. That's why I'm hosting him on June 26 in Miami.


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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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College Graduates
What Does the Student Loan Debate Really Mean?
By Alanna Nunez | 05/23/2012 - 16:00

When I started college, I remember everyone telling me to enjoy my time there, because it would be the best four years of my life. And they were right. Now I’m watching my sister enjoy her college experience, and while she’s having a great time, there’s one major difference between her experience and mine: When she graduates in 2014, she’ll be saddled with at least $20,000 in debt.


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