Latino voters

KNAU and Arizona News
4:37 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

AZ's Voter ID Law Up Before US Senate Committee

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett defended the state’s controversial new voter I-D law in front of the U-S Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Fronteras
5:22 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

More Than Ever, Latinos Distancing From Republican Party

There are more Latino registered voters in this election cycle than in 2008 -- and a study shows this could be the deciding factor in several battleground states, including those in the Southwest.

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Fronteras
3:59 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Poll Finds Latino Voters Prefer Durbin Dream Act

Arizona native Raul Alcaraz; Lizbeth Mateo of Los Angeles, CA; Tania Unzueta of Chicago, Il; Mohammad Abdollahi of Ann Arbor, MI; and Yahaira Carrillo of Kansas City, MO, protest at US Sen. John McCain’s office, 5-17-10 in support of the DREAM Act.
Dreamer Movement

Latino voters prefer a DREAM Act that promises citizenship. They’re not so keen on an alternative DREAM Act proposed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio. That’s according to a new poll.

DREAM stands for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors.  Rubio has suggested a DREAM Act tjat would provide undocumented youth temporary legal status, if they go to college or serve in the US military.  But it does not guarantee a path to citizenship.  Illinois Senator Dick Durbin's version would lead to permanent legal status. 

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