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Census studied citizenship question even after losing in Supreme Court

Even as it was losing the fight to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the bureau was running tests last summer that it now claims show the question would not have affected response rates.... Read more»

Latino voter turnout likely to rise, driven by immigration, health care

A new report shows Latinos are motivated for the midterm elections in a backlash to President Trump's policies. Just under a half-million Latino voters are expected to go to the polls in Arizona — a 33 percent increase from the 2014 midterm.... Read more»

Minority advocates, Trump transition team hold closed-door meeting

Leaders of about 20 minority advocacy organizations met with President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team in a closed-door meeting Wednesday in what advocates said they hope was one of many meetings to come.... Read more»

Report: Latino voter turnout will jump in Az, nationally

The number of Latinos going to the polls in Arizona for this presidential election could jump as much as 23 percent from their turnout in 2008, according to a new report.... Read more»1

New voting rules make getting Latinos to polls harder than ever

Every month for the next two decades, 50,000 Latinos will turn 18 years old. With that many new eligible voters and dramatic population growth expected, Latinos could dominate voting in the Southwest, particularly Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. (with videos)... Read more»3

Guest opinion

Why Rick Perry is bad for Latinos

Earlier this summer, Texas Gov. Rick Perry walked into a hotel ballroom in a jovial mood to address the Annual Conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials where he faced a chilly reception. Perry’s failing record on issues important to Latinos is no laughing matter. ... Read more»1

Latino leaders give Perry lukewarm response

Texas Gov. Rick Perry made no mention of the federal government’s overreach or the violence he says is spilling across the state’s border during a public appearance Thursday before hundreds of Latino elected officials.... Read more»