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Pollster: Romney's weak Hispanic numbers could cost him election

  Mitt Romney hasn't improved his standing with Hispanic voters — and that could cost him as many as four key states if Hispanic turnout is high, according to a leading Latino pollster.

President Obama leads Romney by 72 to 22 percent with Hispanic registered voters, according to the latest tracking p Read more >

Obama predicts deals on debt, immigration reform in second term

President Obama in a previously off-the-record interview with an Iowa newspaper said he believes a "grand bargain" on the deficit can be reached six months into his second term and that immigration reform can also be approved in 2013.

The Obama administration reversed course Wednesday and allowed the Des Moines Register to release an interview with the president that had previously been off the record. Obama gave the interview as he pursued the influential swing-state paper's endorsement. 

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Latino Voter Registration 'In High Gear' for Nov. 6 Election

Latino Voter Registration ‘In High Gear’ for Nov. 6 Election WASHINGTON, D.C.--A consortium of Latino organizations already has registered a quarter-million new Hispanic voters for this election cycle. Read more >

Republican Immigration Platform Backs ‘Self-Deportation’

By JULIA PRESTON

Republicans have adopted a party platform on immigration that would require employers nationwide to verify workers’ legal status and deny federal financing to universities that allow ill Read more >

Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry’s factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Read more >

The Supreme Court just made our ugly, messed up immigration law even uglier

The holding of Morales-Santana is that a federal citizenship law that gives preferential treatment to the children of unwed U.S. Read more >

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Border Enforcement Policies Ensnare Parents of US Citizen Children

On November 20, 2014, US President Barack Obama used his executive authority to make sweeping, though non-permanent, changes to the US immigration system without legislative action by Congress. The resulting Immigration Accountability Executive Actions delay the deportation of over four million unauthorized migrants living in the United States. Read more >

US: Act on Immigration Reform in 2015

President Barack Obama’s 2014 executive action on immigration protects millions of families in the US but leaves major rights concerns unaddressed, Human Rights Watch sa Read more >

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Canada’s immigration policy: No country for old men

In 1967 Canada invented a way to remove discrimination and prejudice from the process of choosing which immigrants to let in. The points system ignored an applicant’s race and country of origin (until then it helped to be white). Instead, it rewarded education, fluency in English or French and work experience. Read more >

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