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 Temporary Protected Status extended for Nicaragua   Temporary Protected Status extended for Nicaragua
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, effective January 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016. Current TPS Nicaragua beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS must re-register during the 60 day re-registration period that runs from October 16, 2014 through December 15, 2014. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) encourage beneficiaries to re-register as soon as possible ....

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 U.S. elected 238 Hispanic state legislators Democrats versus 63 U.S. elected 238 Hispanic state legislators Democrats versus 63 Republicans
Some 79 percent of Hispanic politicians elected to state legislatures belong to the Democratic Party following midterm elections, according to data compiled by the National Association of Elected Officials Education Fund. As Republicans pat themselves on the back for their performance among Hispanic voters in midterm elections, the figures serve as a reminder that the GOP still has a long way to go when it comes to recruiting Latinos into the party. The imbalance is most pronounced in the....

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 Republicans gain full control of Congress Republicans gain full control of Congress
A Republican tide ripped the Senate away from Democrats giving the GOP full control of Congress and the power to pin down President Barack Obama during his last two years in office. The thumping win upends the balance of power between the White House and Capitol Hill only six years after Obama's Democrats swept to power and marginalized Republicans in a rush to reform health care, Wall Street and pass a huge stimulus package. Now, it's Democrats who will take the back seat on Capitol Hill....

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 US Military to allow Dreamers to join and serve

US Military to allow Dreamers to join and serve
President Barack Obama enacted an executive action on Thursday to allow certain Dreamers to serve in the military and be put on an expedited path to citizenship. Undocumented young immigrants who grew up in the United States will be allowed to enlist in the military under a new policy announced by the Department of Defense. The new policy will allow undocumented young immigrants to enlist in the military if they came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and have been approved for the Deferr....

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 Unemployment rate drops below 6% in the US Unemployment rate drops below 6% in the US
The American economy is picking up its pace, with employers hiring again at a healthy pace and an unemployment rate that is at its lowest since the summer of 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. For the first time since the middle of the recession, the jobless rate fell below 6 percent, dropping to 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent in August, continuing in decline from its recession peak of 10 percent. Employers added 248,000 jobs in September across a number of sectors, and hi....

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 October 5: Voter Registration deadline 


October 5: Voter Registration deadline
The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) announced its support for the establishment of the annual date for the National Voter Registration Day, "nationalvoterregistrationday.org", designating the fourth Tuesday in September as the target timeframe for the nonpartisan voter outreach campaign. Secretaries of State unanimously voted in support of the effort as part of a National Voter. To this effect Arkansas United Community Coalition (AUCC) is offering voter registration at....

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 Celebrating the Mexican Independence, VIVA MEXICO! Celebrating the Mexican Independence, VIVA MEXICO!
With the framework of celebrating the Patriotic Holidays of the 204 Anniversary the Mexican Independence, the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock, Arkansas and the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock, with the participation of the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway hosted a celebration of the Mexican Independance, better known as “El Grito de Dolores.” In the Mexican history, September 16 marks a special day; this is the beginning of what led to the country’s independence. It all st....

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 National organizations launch campaign to increase Latino Vote National organizations launch campaign to increase Latino Vote
With the Latino electorate expected to keep growing in the 2014 election and beyond, 50 national Latino groups are launching an online voter registration campaign to prove the power of the Latino vote. The campaign kick-off, coinciding with the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, urges Latinos to register to vote and then take their families, neighbors, and friends to the ballot box on Elections Day, November 4. Only by exercising the power of their vote, can the Latino community influence ....

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Poll says: Americans shift on immigration
President Barack Obama told that the politics of immigration reform “did shift” as a result of the influx of unaccompanied undocumented children at the nation’s southern border. A new poll shows that 53 percent of Americans support granting undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship, while 45 percent oppose it. Compare that to last April, when 64 percent supported it and 35 percent opposed it. “That’s a big shift in American attitudes,” says Republican pollster Bill McInturff, wh....
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Census bureau looking to bolster data collection from Hispanics
The U.S. Census Bureau is planning to run a test next year aimed at ensuring a more complete collection of data from Hispanic households in the 2020 census and minimizing non-responses from those households. The move has the potential to change the data the government uses to decide everything from where to build new schools and how various federal funds flow back to the states. In a rule due to be published, the Census Bureau says it will run a Census test in early 2015 that tries to redu....
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Diana Rubio suing Barnes & Noble for royalties
A former New York fashion student claims in a federal lawsuit that she hasn't made any money off a top-selling backpack she designed for Barnes & Noble. Diana Rubio designed the "Everything Backpack" in 2010 while at Manhattan's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Now 33, she graduated from FIT in 2011 with an associate’s degree in accessories, according to the New York Post. As part of her coursework, the New York Daily News reported, the school assigned Rubio to enter Barnes & Noble's....
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Schools brace for up to 50,000 migrant kids
Schools across the USA are bracing for as many as 50,000 immigrant children who would start school this fall, most of them unaccompanied by their families. "We haven't started school yet, so we are all just holding our breath to see what's going to come on the first day of school," says Caroline Woodason, assistant director of school support for Dalton Public Schools in Georgia. Under federal law, all children are entitled to a free public education, regardless of their immigration statu....
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Lack of immigration reform could hurt U.S. retirees
Schuyler Kropf Post and Courier U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says America's retirement system could be at risk unless the nation's immigration problems get fixed. In a speech to a Charleston business group, Graham said the U.S.'s graying population means there will be fewer workers in the job stream to keep stocking stressed government budget and benefit accounts, including Social Security. And if the future economy includes millions of undocumented workers who don't pay in, then benefits tha....
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Companies finding largest engagement in Spanish social media
Latinos are the fastest growing segment of the population and not just Latinos, young Latinos are out-growing their non-Latino counterparts. And nothing screams youth nowadays more than being active on social media, whether that be the major sites like Facebook or Twitter or the smaller apps like Vine and Snapchat. The number of U.S. residents 5 and older who spoke Spanish at home in 2011. This is a 117 percent increase since 1990 when it was 17.3 million. Those who hablan español en cas....
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12 year set to run 7 marathons on 7 continents
Blanca Ramirez starts to feel the pain when she is running the marathon in the mile 20. “I wonder if I’m going to finish, if I should quit, I’m tired and my legs hurt,” said Blanca, a 12-year-old from La Puente, California. Marathon running can be a lonely journey a grueling and punishing 26.2 miles and is a mental, as much as it is a physical, battle between “me, myself, and I." But for Ramirez, she has dad, who follows her on a bike through every mile. He flashes Blanca a funny face to k....
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