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News Roundup for Thursday

News Roundup for Thursday

September 23, 2010
Insurers scramble to comply with new health care rules, foreclosure system falters, birthright citizenship is a settled law, and the merit-pay system for teachers does not appear to raise grades.
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Wealth-Building Wednesdays

Wealth-Building Wednesdays

September 22, 2010
Read this week's installment of Wealth Building Wednesdays, a weekly roundup of economic and financial news that matters.
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News Roundup for Wednesday

News Roundup for Wednesday

September 22, 2010
“DREAM Act” is blocked by Senate Republicans, the value of a college degree grows, big insurance companies curb child-only policies, and Elizabeth Warren and Tim Geithner tackle mortgage reform.
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A DREAM DEFERRED, NOT DEAD

A DREAM DEFERRED, NOT DEAD

September 21, 2010
Opponents of the “Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act” today used a procedural maneuver to thwart the legislation in a way that they think will allow them to hide their true positions from voters.
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A DREAM DEFERRED

A DREAM DEFERRED

September 21, 2010
NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, expressed profound disappointment that long-awaited Senate action on the “Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act” was thwarted today in a procedural vote by Senate Republicans.
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APLAUDE NCLR LLAMADO A LA ACCIÓN DEL CAUCUS HISPANO DEL CONGRESO SOBRE LA PROPUESTA DE LEY ” DREAM”

APLAUDE NCLR LLAMADO A LA ACCIÓN DEL CAUCUS HISPANO DEL CONGRESO SOBRE LA PROPUESTA DE LEY ” DREAM”

September 21, 2010
Esta mañana, los miembros del Caucus Hispano del Congreso (CHC) hicieron un llamado a la acción por la inmigración, incluida una votación sobre la "Ley de Desarrollo, Ayuda y Educación para Menores Extranjeros" (DREAM, por sus siglas en inglés).
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News Roundup for Tuesday

News Roundup for Tuesday

September 21, 2010
“DREAM Act” up for a vote today, recession may be over but joblessness is still high, home construction rate jumps, and a cold strain is linked to obesity in children.
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News Roundup for Monday

News Roundup for Monday

September 20, 2010
National papers call for passage of the “DREAM Act,” the nest egg is feeling fragile, students are on wait lists at community colleges, and better health can be found through your friends.
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NEW DOCUMENTARY TACKLES COMPLEXITY OF ARIZONA’S CONTROVERSIAL IMMIGRATION LAW

NEW DOCUMENTARY TACKLES COMPLEXITY OF ARIZONA’S CONTROVERSIAL IMMIGRATION LAW

September 17, 2010
NCLR Congratulates Vme TV and Jorge Gestoso for Their In-depth Coverage of This Issue
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News Roundup for Friday

News Roundup for Friday

September 17, 2010
Democrats reach out to Hispanics, a Spanish-language documentary on SB 1070 airs tonight, one in seven Americans lives in poverty, breakfast in class helps fight hunger.
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ONE NATION WORKING TOGETHER RALLIES ALL PEOPLE FOR JOBS, JUSTICE AND EDUCATION

ONE NATION WORKING TOGETHER RALLIES ALL PEOPLE FOR JOBS, JUSTICE AND EDUCATION

September 17, 2010
Hundreds of thousands of people from all backgrounds, faiths, heritage, identities and hues from across America have put aside their differences and come together as a united voice for jobs, justice and education.
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NCLR PROMOTES VISION OF A STRONGER, NEW ECONOMY

NCLR PROMOTES VISION OF A STRONGER, NEW ECONOMY

September 17, 2010
In a telephonic press briefing today, Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, joined NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten in promoting “an economy that works for everyone” in America.
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NEW REPORT FINDS LATINO NATURALIZATION DRIVEN BY INTEREST IN CIVIC PARTICIPATION

NEW REPORT FINDS LATINO NATURALIZATION DRIVEN BY INTEREST IN CIVIC PARTICIPATION

September 16, 2010
New citizens are in large electoral states and cite voting as a main reason to take the oath
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RECESSION DRIVES UP POVERTY LEVELS AMONG LATINO FAMILIES

RECESSION DRIVES UP POVERTY LEVELS AMONG LATINO FAMILIES

September 16, 2010
Recently released data on 2009 by the U.S. Census Bureau reveal increases in poverty among all Americans, reflecting the job losses associated with the peak of the recession, according to new analysis by NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.
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NCLR JOINS ONE NATION WORKING TOGETHER TO LAUNCH MARCH ON WASHINGTON

NCLR JOINS ONE NATION WORKING TOGETHER TO LAUNCH MARCH ON WASHINGTON

September 16, 2010
Unprecedented national unity movement works to refocus national agenda on jobs, justice, and education
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News Roundup for Thursday

News Roundup for Thursday

September 16, 2010
Key members of Congress call for action on the “DREAM Act,” President Obama says he supports it, the student loan default rate continues to increase, home seizures hit a record high, and the poverty rate rises.
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NCLR APPLAUDS CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS CALL FOR ACTION ON “DREAM ACT” AND IMMIGRATION

NCLR APPLAUDS CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS CALL FOR ACTION ON “DREAM ACT” AND IMMIGRATION

September 15, 2010
This morning, the members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) issued a call for action on immigration, including a vote on the “Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.”
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News Roundup for Wednesday

News Roundup for Wednesday

September 15, 2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–NV) plans to bring up the “DREAM Act” for a vote next week, small business aid bill clears Senate hurdle, retail sales jump to highest level in five months, and health care reform suit likely to advance.
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Wealth-Building Wednesday

Wealth-Building Wednesday

September 15, 2010
Homeownership, Elizabeth Warren, gap in credit scores, economic equality and subprime lenders. Welcome to Wealth Building Wednesdays, a weekly roundup of economic and financial news that matters.
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News Roundup for Tuesday

News Roundup for Tuesday

September 14, 2010
Social Security disability claims soaring, Secretary Napolitano calls on Congress to act on immigration reform, loans keep Los Angeles health clinics going, and average student SAT scores fluctuate for class of 2010.
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