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Orlando Shooting Massacre: Latino Groups Unite, Grieve for LGBTQ Latinos Killed at Pulse Nightclub

Following the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Latino civic and politically-engaged groups have come out to grieve with victims of the LGBTQ community.
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DAPA, DACA+ Executive Action SCOTUS Hearing Unites Latino, Immigrant Rights Leaders in D.C.

On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments from supporters and opponents of President Barack Obama's 2014 immigration executive actions, all while Latino and immigrant rights groups rallied outside in support of the deferred action programs.
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Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Pledge to Add Latinos to Cabinet, GOP Candidates Neglect to Respond to National Hispanic Leadership Agenda Questionnaire

The two remaining Democratic presidential hopefuls have both vowed to nominate Latinos for key cabinet posts in hopes of securing the support of what could be the most critical voting bloc in the 2016 race for the White House.
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Latino Leaders Argue Senate Blocking Merrick Garland's SCOTUS Process Impacts Latino Community

Latino lawmakers, advocates and legal groups have welcomed President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland and called on Congress for a fair nomination process.
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Latino Leaders: Senate Must Commit to Obama's SCOTUS Nominee's Hearing and Vote

A diverse range of Latino leaders have pressed the U.S. Senate to commit to hearing and voting on whoever President Barack Obama nominates for the Supreme Court.
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Presidential Candidates Challenged to Respond to Latino Agenda on Digital Divide, Media Diversity

What will the candidates for president do about technology and media issues that affect Latinos? That's the question the National Hispanic Media Coalition is now pressing.
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Coalition of 40 National Latino Groups Challenge Presidential Candidates With Diverse Policies

Forty Latino organizations have challenged all U.S. presidential candidates to respond to a wide-range agenda curated for the Latino community.
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Top Issues Latino Leaders Want Obama to Address in Final SOTU Speech

President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, and Latino leaders are expecting him to discuss the issues affecting the community.
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Supreme Court Case May Risk 55 Percent of Latinos' Representation

Latino politicians and advocacy groups have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of a case that may affect the almost 55 percent of the Latino population.

Hispanic Groups Call for Improved Latino, English-Learner Focus in Education Civil Rights Bill

Dozens of Latino advocacy groups are requesting congressional and Obama administration leaders to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to reflect the Latino community.
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Hispanic Leadership Agenda: Court 'Heartless' for Blocking DAPA, DACA

Hispanic Leadership Agenda: Fifth Circuit Court 'Heartless' for Blocking Obama's DAPA, DACA
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Latinos, Immigrant Rights Advocates Cautiously Optimistic About Paul Ryan

Latino organizations appear optimistic about new House Speaker Paul Ryan supporting top Latino issues.
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40 Latino Groups Urge Senate to Oppose Anti-Immigration Sanctuary City Bill

Forty Latino organizations have called on the U.S. Senate to oppose an anti-immigration bill that would cut many U.S. jurisdictions from federal grants and funds.
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National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, Martin O'Malley to Talk Latino Advancement

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley's Latino outreach continues as the former governor meets the executive board of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda.
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40 National Latino Organizations Agree End of Birthright Citizenship Creates 'Underclass' of Latinos

Proposals limiting U.S. citizenship to select individuals are a serious threat to Latinos' civil rights, according a coalition of 40 Latino organizations to all presidential candidates.
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Republicans Presidential Candidates Rally for Birthright Citizenship's End, But Latinos Fight Back

Republican presidential candidates have questioned the 14th Amendment, which allows U.S.-born children the automatic right to citizenship, but prominent Latinos and Latino-based organizations are criticizing calls to change the law.
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