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    Immigration System and the Hispanic Community

    Legal advocates talked about the impact of the U.S. immigration system on the Hispanic community. Topics included the status of immigration reform legislation; the effects of…

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    Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They talked about current research on the factors affecting Latino support, and suggested that…

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    Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 2

    Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies, political analyst Leslie Sanchez, and David Winston of The Winston Group talked about the future of Latino voters' relationship with the Republican…

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    After Words with Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

    Felipe Fernandez-Armesto talked about his book, Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States, in which he looks at the settlement and evolution of the United States from the…

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    Book Discussion on Hunting Season

    Mirta Ojito talked about her book, Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, in which she looks at hate crimes against Latinos in the U.S., which she argues have been…

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    Book Discussion on Latino Americans

    Ray Suarez talked about his book, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation, in which he discusses the history of Latinos in America going back 500 years. The book is…

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    After Words with Representative Luis Gutierrez

    Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), the first Latino elected to the U.S. Congress from the Midwest, talked about his life as an American of Puerto Rican descent who went from cab driver…

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    Religious Diversity

    The Reverend Samuel Rodriguez talked about ethnic diversity and religious freedom.
    “Renewing Religious Freedom for 21st-Century Diversity” was a special address at the Ethics and…

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    The Bracero Program

    Mireya Loza of the University of Illinois and Monica Pelayo of the University of Southern California talked about the Bracero Program, which brought millions of guest workers from Mexico to…

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    State of Latino America, Panel 2

    Fernando Espuelas moderated a panel on the state of Latino Americas. Among the issues they addressed were immigration policy, Hispanic economic and political power, educational…

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    State of Latino America, Panel 1

    Tavis Smiley moderated a panel on the state of Latino America, focusing on issues of concern to the community, civil rights, and inequality. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature

    Editor Santino Rivera and contributors Andrea Serrano, Lizz Huerta, and Gustavo Arellano talked about their book, ¡Ban This! The BSP Anthology of Xican@ Literature, an anthology of…

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    Book Discussion on Bless Me, Ultima

    Rudolfo Anaya talked about his book, Bless Me, Ultima, in which he writes about his Chicano heritage and the role his grandmother played in his life as a healer, curing illnesses with herbs…

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    Latino Vote

    Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a…

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    Republican Party and Latino Voters

    Carlos Gutierrez discussed ways the Republican Party could reach out to Hispanic voters following President Obama’s reelection, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Book Discussion on The Distance Between Us: A Memoir

    Author Reyna Grande talked about her book, The Distance Between Us: A Memoir, in which she shared her experiences growing up in Mexico without her parents, who immigrated to the United…

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    U.S. Elections and Latin America

    Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug…

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    Immigration Reform and Latino Voter Turnout

    Fawn Johnson talked about the Latino voter turnout in the 2012 elections and the various proposals and potential areas of compromise in immigration reform. She responded to telephone…

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    Latino Vote in Election 2012

    Max Sevilla talked about the issues that drove Latino voter support, including unemployment and the economy. He also discussed possibilities for immigration reform in the first year of…

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    Latino Voters and the 2012 Election

    The National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) released reports on the growth of the Latino population in the U.S., Hispanic candidates running for office, and the effects on…

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