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Many Latino Influencers Believe English-Language Media Fails to Consider Latinos' Perspective in Reports

Among Latino influencers, the most important issue politicians should address is immigration reform.
Latino Voters Still Prefer Democrat Congressional Candidates During Midterm Elections, Based on Exit Polls

Latino Civic Engagement Groups Unite to Mobilize Millions of Unregistered Latino Voters

A coalition of national Latino civic engagement organizations have united to further engage Latinos to vote.

Rate of Uninsured Latino Children Declining Under Obamacare: Study

A new study finds the first full year of Obamacare resulted in an all-time low rate of Hispanic children living without health insurance.
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Expiration on Tax Credits May Affect Millions of Working Latino Families

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are set to expire in late 2017, which may affect millions of Latino working families.
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Partisan Latino Groups Fail to Compromise Despite Growing Anti-Immigration Rhetoric in Congress

Latinos are a diverse community, and hundreds of individuals and organizations have aimed to represent each one of them. While many Latino-based organization may agree on an issue, political beliefs may ultimately dwindle opportunities of cooperation.
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Democratic Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley Talks Immigration, Economic Record at Largest Latino Conference

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley addressed the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the U.S. and heavily focused on immigration and its impact on the economy.
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Democratic Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley to Deliver NCLR Keynote

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democratic presidential candidate, will deliver the keynote address at the National Council of La Raza's (NCLR) annual conference.
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Dozens of Latino Organizations Call for Renewal of Land and Water Conservation Fund

Dozens of Latino organizations have called for the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which preserves natural and water resources.
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Latino Unemployment Rate Declines in May But 13 Million Latinos 'Not in the Labor Force'

The U.S. Latino unemployment declined by 1-percentage point in comparison to May 2014, and economists have remained optimistic about the latest jobs report.
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NCLR Educational Programs to Help Young Latinos and Millenials Swarm the Finanial Services Sector

Hispanic/Latino banks, analysts, investors and tellers are noticeably absent from the financial sector. However, programs designed by one of the nation's largest advocates for la raza should help to swarm the financial services sector with capable young Latinos.
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Letter to Obama Calls For End of Immigrant and Family Detention

A coalition of national organizations, ranging from Latino-based, faith-based and law-based groups, have written a letter to President Obama to end immigrant-family detention.
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Obama Meets with Latino, Immigrants Rights Advocates on Immigration Executive Actions

Ahead of his immigration town hall meeting, President Barack Obama met Wednesday with immigrant rights advocates for a private meeting about the immigration executive actions.
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National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguia Clarifies 'Deporter-in-Chief' Label, Usage of 'Illegal' Immigrant

The president of the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States (U.S.), the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), revealed she knew about President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action before his Nov. 20 primetime address and clarified the "Deporter-in-Chief" phrase.
 U.S. Latino Unemployment Rate Drops in November

U.S. Latino Unemployment Rate Drops in November; More Latinos Working Than Latinas

While the overall U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged for November at 5.8 percent, the Latino unemployment rate, however, did drop across the nation during the same period.
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Florida Governor Debate: Electric Fan Disrupts Second Debate While Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Tied in New Poll

The second Florida gubernatorial debate was almost canceled, despite both candidates being in the same building, due to the use of a small electrical fan.
U.S. job openings in August reached their highest level since 2001.

Latino Unemployment Rate in September 2014: Jobless Rate Falls to Lowest Point Since May 2008

While the overall U.S. unemployment rate dropped to its lowest levels in six years, the Latino unemployment rate also fell to a new low.
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