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Latinas Who Confronted Flake About Kavanaugh

Latinas Who Confronted Flake About Kavanaugh

Latinas Who Confronted Flake About Kavanaugh danielli of mitú tells the story of the two Latinas who confronted Arizona Senator Jeff Flake about Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and got him to ask for a further FBI investigation. – “Since Dr. Ford came

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Court: Immigrant Children Over 21 Lose Privileges, Go To The Back Of The Visa Line

PHOENIX — The Child Status Protection Act, which allows immigrant children who turn 21 to retain their child status longer or qualify for a valid adult category and keep their initial priority date, was passed by Congress in 2002. Today,

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DOMA Decision a Win for Binational Married Gay Couples

DOMA Decision a Win for Binational Married Gay Couples

NEW YORK – For Lee Golson and Sanro Arce, the wait is over. As the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Golson and Arce can now get married and have the same federal rights, including immigration,

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U.S. Catholic Bishops: Supreme Court's Ruling 'tragic day for marriage'

U.S. Catholic Bishops: Supreme Court's Ruling 'tragic day for marriage'

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Catholic bishops said the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 rulings on same-sex marriage were a “tragic day for marriage and our nation.” The court, in separate 5-4 rulings struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act,

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Supreme Court Grants Two Rulings In Favor Of Gay Marriage

Supreme Court Grants Two Rulings In Favor Of Gay Marriage

 The justices struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a 1996 law passed by Congress that barred recognition of same-sex marriages and thereby denied more than 1,100 benefits to married gay and lesbian couples. They also ruled that the

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Supreme Court Frees Arizona From Federal OK on Vote Laws

Supreme Court Frees Arizona From Federal OK on Vote Laws

By Nela Lichtscheidl          Cronkite News   WASHINGTON – Arizona will no longer have to get prior federal government approval for state voting changes, after the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key component of the Voting Rights Act. A

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Supreme Court: Arizona Voter Proof Law Illegal

Supreme Court: Arizona Voter Proof Law Illegal

ArizonaLatinos staff  The Supreme Court on Monday struck down an Arizona law that requires people to submit proof of citizenship when they register to vote.  The ruling was hailed by the law’s critics, who claim the law was intended to

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