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Articles by Elena Shore

Poll Finds Optimism, Economic Gender Gap in Latino Families

A new poll on the state of Latino families finds that when faced with tough economic times, Latina women are more economically vulnerable than Latino men.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsMediaRace/Ethnic Relations

The Latinoamericanización of U.S. Politics

One of the most interesting things happening right now is in Arizona, where the politics that brought about SB 1070 are retreating.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

How Citizenship Changed My Life — From College to the Ballot Box

In celebration of Citizenship Day on Sept. 17, new Americans describe how their lives changed after they became U.S. citizens.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Naturalize Now - Citizenship Application to Double in Length

In May, the citizenship application becomes twice as long, going from 10 to 21 pages. Advocates are encouraging immigrants to apply now.
category Immigration

Where Immigration Reform Stands Now

As the Senate's immigration reform bill heads to the Senate floor, here's what to expect.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Who Are the 'UndocuQueer?' New Reports Shed Light

For the first time, reports estimate the number of LGBT immigrants in the U.S. — a group that's been on the frontline of the immigrant rights movement.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

California Same-Sex Couples Anxiously Await Supreme Court Decision

A U.S. Supreme Court announcement is expected Friday on California's Prop 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Immigrant Tracking Moves Deeper Into Realm of Sci-Fi

New ways of collecting information -- and sharing that data across government agencies -- are raising concerns over privacy rights.
categories ImmigrationJusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Advocates Launch Campaign to Get Anti-Trafficking Bill on State Ballot

A new measure advocates hope to get on the November ballot would increase penalties against human traffickers in California. The campaign was launched last week to coincide with National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsJusticePoliticsPublic Safety
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