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The return of the DREAM Act

Democrats in Washington announced the re-introduction of the DREAM Act, a bill that would grant legal status to children of undocumented immigrants if they attend college for two years or join the military.

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Power surge: Record number of Latinos voted in 2010

A recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center reported that a million more Latinos voted in 2010 than did so in the 2006 midterm election.

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Black lawmakers fight for immigrant rights

Despite the GOP's nationwide push for anti-immigrant laws, Black Democratic lawmakers are denouncing such measures and say their communities support the struggle for immigrant rights.

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Latinos, immigrants and labor form strategic alliance

America's 50 million Latinos have become a political and economic force to be reckoned with, especially when they join with immigrants rights groups and labor.

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Outcry grows over Detroit ICE tactics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez led a 1,000-strong rally here Monday, spurred by an incident in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in SUVs surrounded an elementary school.

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Community protests immigration raid on elementary school

Like a scene from a bad movie, agents from the Detroit Immigration and Customs Enforcement office, driving six large tinted-glass SUVs, surrounded an elementary school here March 31.

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“We Are One” actions honor King and Chavez

Hundreds of thousands will join nationwide actions on April 4 under the banner "We Are One" to fight for all working people.

Georgia activists denounce anti-immigrant bills

Georgia state lawmakers are considering tough anti-immigrant bills similar to Arizona's draconian and controversial SB 1070, which passed last year.

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Why Latinos depend on the Environmental Protection Agency

The role of the EPA, especially when it comes to the health and wellbeing of the Latino community, is extremely critical, according to a new report.

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Changes and challenges for Puerto Ricans in the U.S.

A recent article by Angelo Falcon, president of the National Institute for Latino Policy, entitled, "Challenges Facing Stateside Puerto Ricans in the 21st Century," reveals both new features and persistent problems.

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