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Advocates Fasting for Families Embody the Strength and Determination of the Immigration Reform Movement

Posted November 21st, 2013 by

Over the past year, the calls for action on immigration reform have been loud and unwavering.  Activists have been arrested for staging sit-ins at their congressional representatives’ offices, DREAMers and their families have risked deportation to bring attention to the cause, and thousands have marched on Washington demanding that Congress do something to fix our [...]

Posted Under: Immigration

We Need Immigration Reform to Keep Families Together

Posted December 10th, 2012 by

Every morning in this country, mothers and fathers focus on getting their children ready for school and then get to work themselves. But imagine having to do all this knowing that at any moment your family could be separated thanks to outdated immigration policies. This is the reality for nearly one in ten American families, [...]

Posted Under: Uncategorized

We Can Avoid the “Fiscal Cliff” Without Turning Our Backs on Our Most Vulnerable

Posted December 4th, 2012 by

Like most voters, Latinos cited jobs and the economy as their greatest concern in the days leading up to the election . The pressing importance of these issues led to an historic turnout of Hispanic voters in the 2012 election and overwhelming support for President Obama’s reelection. In the post-election period, Latinos are looking to [...]

November 6: The Time to Take a Stand

Posted November 5th, 2012 by

As the fastest-growing group of voters in the country, Latinos could make the difference in several key battleground states in the closest presidential election in years. An estimated 12.2 million Hispanics are expected to go the polls on Tuesday. As the largest nonpartisan national Latino voter registration organization in the country, which has registered more [...]

Posted Under: Elections, Voting

The True Value of Work: A Blog Carnival Honoring Latinas and Equal Pay Day

Posted April 17th, 2012 by

Today is Equal Pay Day, which marks the end of the catch-up game women in the United States involuntarily play every year. But unlike most games, there is no grand prize. Instead, women receive a brutal reminder that it takes from all of 2011 until April 2012 —more than 100 days since the beginning of [...]

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