Dolores Huerta at Cuban 5 Press Conference
Dolores Huerta Says Latinos Have "Long Road" To Travel
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:34

Dolores Huerta, who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to defending the human rights of Hispanic workers , still believes that Latinos in the United States have a “long road” to travel to reach equality in government, politics, and everyday life. 


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U.S. and Cuba Discuss Possible Direct Mail Service
U.S. and Cuba Discuss Possible Direct Mail Service
By Cristina Arreola | 09/16/2013 - 12:43

Cubanos, great news! Soon you may be able to mail letters back-and-forth between the U.S. and Cuba. 

The United States and Cuba sat down on Monday in Havana to discuss re-establishing direct mail services between the two countries after a 50-year-ban. The two countries plan to discuss letter services, not packages or express mail, a source told Reuters.


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Special Series: New York’s Mayoral Race
By Sandra Guzman | 08/30/2013 - 10:45

Note: As part of Latina’s commitment to exploring issues that matter to you, today we start a series on one of the most important political races going on now: the mayoral race in the biggest city in the country, New York, whose Latinos number 2.4 million out of nearly 8.3 million total residents—a quarter of the Big Apple’s electorate. One out of every five voters heading to the voting booth is expected to be one of us.


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Thomas Perez testifies during his confirmation hearing
Thomas Perez Confirmed As Labor Secretary, Becomes Only Latino Cabinet Member
By Fox News Latino | 07/19/2013 - 10:36

Despite strong opposition from Republicans, former Department of Justice official Thomas Perez became the Labor Secretary – and the only Latino currently serving in President Barack Obama’s cabinet.

Dominican-Americans expressed pride over the first one from their community serving in a cabinet-level post.


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Beyonce and Jay Z in Cuba for their 5th anniversary
'Jay-Z and Beyonce Bill' Restricts Travel To Cuba
By Fox News Latino | 07/12/2013 - 15:41

Despite his lyrics, Jay-Z won’t be “smoking Cubanos with Castro in cabanas” anytime soon if the House of Representatives has any say in it.

In the wake of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s trip to Cuba earlier this year, Republicans in the House Appropriations Committee helped pass earlier this week a spending bill with a provision that seeks to further tighten travel restrictions to the communist island.


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Phyllis Schlafly
Phyllis Schlafly Says Latinos Don't Get Bill of Rights, Have Too Many Kids
By Amaris Castillo | 07/01/2013 - 13:34

Phyllis Schlafly dropped a few interesting comments about Latinos and her thoughts on their relationship (or lack thereof) to the Republican Party.

In a recent phone interview with the Clay and Marty Show, the 88-year-old conservative activist said Latinos don’t understand core principles of U.S. government philosophy.


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Time is Now Immigration Rally in Washington, DC
Could Immigration Reform Decrease the Federal Deficit?
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 17:57

Word on the street (or rather word from financial analysts) is changes to immigration law could cut billions from the federal deficit over the next two decades.


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Republican Gabriel Gomez
Massachusetts Senate Race Goes Español In The Final Week
By Fox News Latino | 06/19/2013 - 04:53

As they go into the homestretch of Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election on June 25, Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Edward Markey are fighting it out in Español.

Gomez, a private equity investor whose parents are Colombian immigrants, released a new radio ad in Spanish Tuesday on Spanish-language radio stations across the state. The campaign will follow that with Spanish-language print ads and campaign stops in Latino neighborhoods.


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Jeb Bush during the Republican National Convention
Jeb Bush Says Immigrants Are Key to US Economy Because They're "More Fertile"
By Amaris Castillo | 06/17/2013 - 09:36

Jeb Bush was trending on social media late last week after saying that “immigrants are more fertile,” Fox News Latino reports.

The comment made by the former Florida governor stemmed from a meeting of religious conservatives on Friday, during which Bush spoke about the importance of immigrants to the U.S. economy.


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Time is Now Immigration Rally in Washington, DC
Comprehensive Immigration Reform By Independence Day?
By Amaris Castillo | 06/03/2013 - 12:01

So, comprehensive immigration reform will be passed by this Independence Day? According to one member of the “Gang of Eight,” yes.

On Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he anticipates as many as 70 of the 100 senators will vote for the measure, which will make its way to the full Senate in a week, according to Fox News Latino.


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