Antonio Banderas and Wife to Host Obama Fundraiser at Their Home
Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith to Host Obama Fundraiser at Their Home
By Adriana Rivera | 10/13/2011 - 10:39

On Oct. 24, President Obama will hold a Latino fundraising event at the Los Angeles home of Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and his wife, Melanie Griffith, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Eva Longoria will co-host the first ever Latino gala supporting Obama’s candidacy.


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Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
Shakira Appointed to President Obama's Education Advisory Board
By Fox News Latino | 10/05/2011 - 18:19

President Barack Obama appointed Shakira to his education advisory board in the hopes of assisting children in need throughout Latin America, The Associated Press reported.


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President Obama Immigration
Obama's Immigration Law Crackdown Raises Challenges for States
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 16:45

The increased immigration law crackdown by President Barack Obama’s administration has brought more challenges to several states. According to The Washington Post, lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department are suing Alabama and Arizona and are also considering legal challenges to states such as Indiana, Georgia, and South Carolina.


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Eva Longoria is One of TV's Highest Paid Actresses
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 10:00

Our cover girl Eva Longoria supports President Barack Obama, but would pass the opportunity to run for his position. Recently honored at Variety’s 3rd Annual “Women of Power” event, the 36-year-old Mexican American actress said she plans on supporting Obama on his second campaign trail.


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Obama Pitches Jobs Bill at Hispanic Caucus Gala
Obama Pitches Jobs Bill at Hispanic Caucus Gala
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/15/2011 - 16:25

President Barack Obama opened his speech at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s annual gala Wednesday night with a joke reminding everyone that Rey Decerega, the institute’s program director, had accidentally broken his lip during a basketball game last November. “Not many people can give the President of the United States stitches on his lip and get away with it,” Obama said.


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Government Announces Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Can Stay in the U.S.
Government Announces Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Can Stay in the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/18/2011 - 16:00

President Obama has been facing some serious heat lately over his handling (or lack thereof) of the immigration issue since taking office. Back in 2008, he promised the Latino community that immigration reform would be a priority during his first term, but unfortunately has not been able to get congress to meet in the middle over the controversial reform legislation. Since then, the Obama administration has deported more than one million immigrants.


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EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of Protests, President Obama Talks to Latina about Immigration
EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of Protests, President Obama Talks to Latina about Immigration
By Galina Espinoza | 08/15/2011 - 16:22

With a “National Day of Action” set for tomorrow to protest President Obama’s decision to involve local police officers in immigration enforcement, Latina asked the President last week to clarify his position on immigration as part of a wide-ranging interview that will appear in the magazine’s November issue.
 


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Conservative Group Targets Latinos with Spanish-Language TV Ad
Conservative Group Targets Latinos with Spanish-Language TV Ad
By Amaris Castillo | 08/11/2011 - 10:00

In light of the United States’ great debt, a conservative fundraising group has launched a television advertisement aimed at Latino voters.  The "Despertarse" ad, which was paid for by super-PAC American Crossroads, features a Latina mother losing sleep over the country’s unemployment rate.  A super-PAC is a fundraising group that is able to accept unlimited contributions from individuals, corporations or unions.


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President Obama Talks to Latina Magazine
EXCLUSIVE: President Obama Tells Latina the Economic Crisis “Has Shaken A Lot of Confidence”
By Galina Espinoza | 08/10/2011 - 19:14

Despite acknowledging that the recent showdown with Congress over raising the debt ceiling “has shaken a lot of confidence” and left “some repair work that needs to be done,” President Obama does not plan to call Congress back from its recess to address the growing economic crisis.


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Immigrant Families Protest Obama Administration's Deportations
Immigrant Families Protest Obama Administration's Deportations
By Adriana Rivera | 08/04/2011 - 13:15

“Destroying families is un-American,” said Chicago community leader Artemio Arreola.

With nearly 400,000 deportations per year, and more than one million families separated, President Obama’s administration is facing heat from the immigrant Latino community. The national Change Takes Courage campaign, launched on June 30 and sponsored by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, is combating the President’s resistance to stop deportations.


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