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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Hispanics Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul

Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation’s uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31.

03/24/2014

(Phyllis Smith/CBSDFW)

Hispanics Sue Dallas Over New City Council Districts

A war is brewing in Dallas over the newly redistricted City Council map.

08/01/2012

Voters go to the polls. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map

The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2012

A 5-month-old waits while her mother shops for groceries. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Births, Not New Immigrants, Push U.S. Latino Growth

With immigration slowing, babies born in the U.S. rather than newly arrived Mexican immigrants are now driving most of the fast growth in the Latino population.

07/14/2011

Christian Herrera studies at home.

LULAC Defends Expelled Kaufman High Schooler

A 17-year-old was expelled from Kaufman High School after administrators said he attacked other students with a steel pipe. He maintains, though, that it was a desperate act of self defense and LULAC has joined in the fight to clear his name.

CBSDFW.COM–12/11/2010

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