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Tracking Numbers: Latino Voters Furious at VA Delegate's Proposed 'FedEx' Immigration Solution

Tracking Numbers: Latino Voters Furious at VA Delegate's Proposed 'FedEx' Immigration Solution
Treat Latinos coming over the border like FedEx packages – this is the incredible (and incredibly insulting) solution Virginia State Delegate (and obviously Republican) Barbara Comstock offered up at a recent debate.
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TX Lawmakers on Reproductive Healthcare Access: Latinas Are 'Collateral Damage'

TX Lawmakers on Reproductive Healthcare Access: Latinas Are 'Collateral Damage'
In a segment focused on women's health in Texas on Latino USA this past Sunday, Senator Leticia Van de Putte and Representative Jason Villalba spoke about the impact of the 2011 family planning budget cuts on Latina health. Van de Putte focused on what she calls the "collateral damage" of a Republican attack on Planned Parenthood, while Villalba defended defunding the organization.
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DID YOU KNOW? Whole Foods Does Not Allow Spanish Speaking On the Job

DID YOU KNOW? Whole Foods Does Not Allow Spanish Speaking On the Job
Two employees at a Whole Foods Market store in Albuquerque say they were suspended last month after complaining about being told they couldn't speak Spanish to each other while on the job — a claim the company says was a misunderstanding.
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Head of Hispanic Outreach for FL RNC Leaves GOP Following Nasty Heritage Foundation Remarks

Head of Hispanic Outreach for FL RNC Leaves GOP Following Nasty Heritage Foundation Remarks
Last week, a high profile Latino Republican — the former head of Hispanic outreach for Florida’s RNC — publicly left the party. For Pablo Pantoja, the straw that broke the camel’s back, or in this case the elephant’s back, was the Heritage Foundation’s anti-immigrant report and its co-author’s public defense of Latinos as a group having low IQ scores.
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