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Foreclosure Crisis Hits Hard in Latino Communities

01.30.09

Shortly before the foreclosure crisis, Latinos were accumulating wealth primarily through home ownership. Between 1996 and 2006, Latino...

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Debunking Myths about Undocumented Immigration

01.30.09

After the Latino vote helped get Barak Obama into the White House, Latino voters are looking for change to happen in the form of...

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Tradition Counts More Than Beauty

12.4.08

JAYUYA, Puerto Rico — The seven girls posed, preened and smiled with all the energy of Miss Universe contestants, but this was no...

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A Budding Ambassador for Latin American Art

12.4.08

By Kate Taylor of the New York Times Estrellita Brodsky’s life is not that of your typical graduate student. Instead of frugal dinners...

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Finding the Beat of Chicago's Latino Quarter

12.4.08

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By Jeff Bailey of the New York Times IN a fifth-floor art gallery in Pilsen, Chicago’s fashionable...

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Skilled immigrants a 'brain waste' in California's workforce

12.4.08

By Teresa Watanabe of the Los Angeles Times About 300,000 college-educated legal immigrants in the state, and 1.3 million nationwide,...

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Big Turnout of Latino Voters Boosted Obama

12.4.08

By Miriam Jordan of The Wall Street Journal

Record turnout among Hispanic voters helped push Barack Obama over the top in an...

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