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Latino voter numbers to rise 25 percent

The number of Latino voters will rise by 25 percent in the 2012 election, to 12.6 million, compared to 2008, and they'll hold the key votes in more states than ever before.

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Community protests grocery chain's cooperation with ICE

Protesters also urged customers to join a boycott of all Mi Pueblo stores to protest the company's announcement that it was cooperating with the government's online E-Verify program.

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Rally protests immigration raids at Detroit schools

It has happened again in Southwest Detroit, home to Michigan's largest Latino community.

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Second debate makes repressive Romney immigration policy crystal clear

Belatedly, it seemed to be dawning on the Republican Party that their obstructionism on immigration reform.

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“Adios Arpaio” campaign heats up in Arizona

The notoriously racist Tea Party darling likes to call himself "the toughest sheriff in the country," but it seems he is afraid to openly debate his main opponent.

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Mexican supermarket workers and union condemn E-Verify

Mexican supermarket (mercado) workers, supporters and union organizers marched through the Latino immigrant community on San Jose's East Side.

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Reclaim democracy, protect the vulnerable says faith community

At its Fire of Faith, Rekindling Democracy rally this past Sunday, the Detroit metropolitan faith community unveiled a new kind of "heat" beginning to sweep the region.

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Judge O.K.’s Arizona “Show me Your Papers” Law

Arizona can now start enforcing the "show me your papers" provision of the contentious anti-immigrant state law known as SB1070.

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California legislature passes bill to ease deportations

As California's legislative session races to the finish line this week, bills to ease restrictions on the state's undocumented immigrants are making headlines.

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13,000 jam Navy Pier to gain legal status

On Aug. 15, Navy Pier here transformed into New York's Ellis Island - instead of seeing the Statue of Liberty welcome them, it was the Chicago skyline.

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