Report: 1.4 Latino Adults Identify as LGBT
Report: 1.4 Million Latino Adults Identify as LGBT
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/03/2013 - 15:00

According to a new report by the UCLA Williams Institute, an estimated 1.4 million of adult Latinos in the United States consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and 29 percent of Latino same-sex couples are raising children.


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Venezuela Expels 3 U.S. Embassy Officials
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/01/2013 - 15:40

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has made a move that could put a further strain on the relationship between Venezuela and the United States.

According to The New York Times, Maduro expelled the top U.S. diplomat and two other embassy officials from the country on Monday.


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How the Government Shutdown Will Affect You
8 Ways the Government Shutdown Will Affect You
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/01/2013 - 14:17

It's been 17 years since we last experienced a government shutdown. Under the Constitution, Congress must pass laws to spend money, but if they cannot agree on a spending bill, then the government no longer has the legal right to spend money.


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U.S. Accused of Human Rights Violations in Puerto Rico
U.S. Accused of Human Rights Violation in Puerto Rico
By Latina Staff | 09/26/2013 - 11:23

Puerto Rico has brought on a human rights violation case against the United States.

According to The Huffington Post, the National Lawyers Guild along with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights have filed a petition against the U.S. government in a case involving the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.


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Ted Cruz to Renounce Canadian Citizenship
Ted Cruz to Renounce Canadian Citizenship
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/20/2013 - 10:47

For those who may not be aware, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz currently holds dual citizenship in Canada and the United States.

According to Fox News Latino, the Senator announced on Monday that he will be renouncing his Canadian citizenship.


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Asylum Seekers at US/Mexican Borders Double
Asylum Seekers at US/Mexican Borders Double
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/19/2013 - 17:30

Asylum requests in the United States have more than doubled over the last three years, according to The Huffington Post.


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Dream 9 Released from Arizona Detention Center
Dream 9 Released from Arizona Immigration Detention Center
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/08/2013 - 10:06

The nine immigration activists, best known as Dream 9, are making great progress following their arrest two weeks ago.

Yesterday it was announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security would be allowing the young group of activists a chance to pursue asylum. On Wednesday, the Dream 9 team were also released from the Arizona's Eloy Detention Center.


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Homeland Security To Allow DREAMers Pursuit of Asylum
Homeland Security To Allow DREAMers Pursuit of Asylum
By Celia Fernandez | 08/07/2013 - 16:56

A group of Mexican-born nationals known as DREAM 9 will be allowed to seek political asylum in the United States.

DREAM 9, is a group of nine who were born in Mexico but brought to the United States illegally when they were children and have cited fear of persecution if they are forced to return to Mexico.


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Polls Reveal Support for Immigration Measure
Polls Reveal Support for Immigration Measure
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/23/2013 - 14:49

Recent polls suggest that the immigration bill, which is still awaiting passage in the House, is currently being backed by a large amount of Americans.


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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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