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Latino Electorates in Georgia Gain Attention in High-Stakes Senate Races

The Latino electorate in Georgia has been growing. Its turnout has also been increasing, leaving behind Latinos' national participation rates in 2016 and 2018.
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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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Latino Civil Rights Groups, Media Coalition Take Aim at SiriusXM Shifting Eight Latin Music Stations

A coalition of Latino civil rights groups is taking aim at SiriusXM for removing a majority of Latin music stations from its lineup.
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Eva Longoria on Voting for Hispanic Candidates

Eva Longoria has taken down a huge misconception about the U.S. Latino community.
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.
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White House, National Groups Stress Voter Participation on National Voter Registration Day

The White House and numerous civil rights organizations are honoring National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday. With a proclamation, President Barack Obama recognized the right to vote as "cornerstone of what it means to be a free people."
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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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Donald Trump on Immigration: Progressive, Conservative Groups Say Mass Deportation Plans Cost Billions

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for the "mandatory return," or deportation, of all undocumented immigrants from the U.S, and it’s a stance that was reiterated during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” The price tag to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, however, could be an obstacle for pro-Trump supporters.
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Voto Latino's Diversity in Media Reception: Gina Rodriguez's Call for More Latinos on Screens, Big & Small

The White House Correspondents Dinner weekend has concluded but not after Voto Latino hosted its seventh annual Diversity in Media reception gathering celebrities, newsmakers and members of the media in one room.
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TURNOUT: Voto Latino President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar Analyzes Latino Electorate in Midterms, Presidential Elections

The midterm and general elections have seen notable disparities with the Latino voter turnout rate. While efforts were made to engage the Latino electorate for the last midterm election, especially during the immigration reform debate, the numbers are reportedly lower than the 2010 midterms. Voto Latino President and CEO spoke with Latin Post about comparing the midterm and presidential election cycles and on mobilizing the Latino voter bloc.
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Voto Latino's Rosario Dawson, Maria Teresa Kumar, Wilmer Valderrama & America Ferrera on 'Amplifying' Latino Millennials in Politics

With the 2014 midterm elections over, statistics on U.S. Latinos' voter turnout have slowly surfaced to show lower than expected attendance. Latin Post talks with Voto Latino President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar and Latino celebrities Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama about the need for Latino millennials' engagement ahead of the 2016 election season.
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Voto Latino to Help Legal Permanent Residents Understand Naturalization Process, Become US Citizens With New Tech Program

With immigration being one of the top three issues among U.S. Latinos, Voto Latino announced its partnership with an online platform for lawful permanent residents to familiarize with the naturalization process and become U.S. citizens.
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Voto Latino Celebrates 10 Years of Empowering Latino Millennials, Names VL Innovators Challenge Winners

Although Voto Latino is in its 11th year, the nonprofit celebrated its 10-year anniversary Wednesday and showcased Latino innovators in technology.
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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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Meet the Finalists for the Voto Latino Innovators Challenge

Last year, Voto Latino launched its Innovators Challenge, a competition for savvy Latinos looking to make a difference in their community with a unique technology-based solution.
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Impact of Latino Vote in 'Competitive' US Midterm Election Races Defended by Latino, Voter Registration Organizations

Reports indicating the Latino vote will not play a vital role among the "competitive" congressional elections have national Latino and voter registration organizations talking and defending the impact of the voting population.
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