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Ya no hay pretextos para no votar Arizona!

Ya no hay pretextos para no votar Arizona!

Por Mariela Gomez De Ell   Todavía festejan los defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes y activistas a favor del voto  la decisión de  La Suprema Corte de Estados Unidos que  fallo  en contra de la ley en Arizona que

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Court upholds Arizona law denying bail to suspected illegal immigrants

Court upholds Arizona law denying bail to suspected illegal immigrants

By Emilie Eaton Cronkite News Proposition 100 Arizona voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 100 in 2006. The ballot question said the proposition: “Adds to the list of non-bailable offenses serious felony offenses prescribed by the legislature if the person charged has

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El Legado De Un Cónsul

El Legado De Un Cónsul

Reportaje especial por Mariela Gomez De Ell Después de  3 años y 2 meses de fungir labores como cónsul general de México en Phoenix, el Lic. Víctor Manuel Treviño dice adiós al valle del sol. Llego en uno de los

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Gov. Brewer Calls Surprise Special Session

Gov. Brewer Calls Surprise Special Session

By ArizonaLatinos staff  Gov. Jan Brewer called lawmakers to a late night, surprise special session on Tuesday, bypassing leadership of her own party to push through Medicaid expansion as well as the 2014 budget. Governors may call special sessions to

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Advocates say path to citizenship is path to brighter economy for all

Advocates say path to citizenship is path to brighter economy for all

By Nela Lichtscheidl Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Immigration advocates released a study of Latino banking habits Tuesday that they said supports the case for a pathway to citizenship, which they said in turn opens the door to greater economic prosperity

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Researchers: Immigration reform should focus on families, less on security

Researchers: Immigration reform should focus on families, less on security

By Emilie Eaton Cronkite News Family ties A six-year University of Arizona survey of people recently deported from the U.S. claims that family ties are a major reason for many who cross the border illegally. The survey of 1,113 deportees

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Reyna Montoya: Harnessing the power of community

Reyna Montoya: Harnessing the power of community

By Taylor Pineda Reyna Montoya’s story is truly a testament to what an impact community involvement can have over people’s lives. “After 1,838 signatures and 256 faxes, and after my dad had already spent nine months in detention, our community

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Advocates, officials spar over handling early ballots in Arizona

Advocates, officials spar over handling early ballots in Arizona

By AJ Vicens Cronkite New PHOENIX – In the run-up to last year’s general election, several political action groups worked to get residents of low-income and high-minority neighborhoods on Maricopa County’s permanent early voting list. As Nov. 6 approached, those

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We are a Nation of Immigrants

We are a Nation of Immigrants

By George Gascón, San Francisco  District Attorney As lawmakers in Washington D.C. debate the merits of the Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform bill, I am reminded of my own immigration story and my experience as a former Police Chief fighting anti-immigrant

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Constitutional amendment for victims’ rights

Constitutional amendment for victims’ rights

By Connor Radnovich Cronkite News Recognizing victims’ rights A House bill proposing a victims’ rights amendment to the Constitution says victims should have a right to: • Fairness, respect, and dignity … without denying the constitutional rights of the accused;

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