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Michael Oleaga is the politics editor for Latin Post. Prior to March 2015, Since he was their news reporter for the business, technology and politics beat.

Latino Vote 2014 Statistics: Voter Representation in ‘Competitive’ US Election Races Defended by Latino, Voter Registration Organizations Despite Projections

Reports indicating the Latino vote will not play a vital role among the “competitive” congressional elections have national Latino and voter registration organizations talking and defending the impact of the voting population.

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Mixcloud Founder Nico Perez Talks Music Technology and Branding at Internet Week NY 

With 14 years of DJing experience, Nico Perez has provided an Internet platform for aspiring DJs and radio presenters called Mixcloud. With 10 million users per month, Mixcloud has captured the attention of many, particularly millennials.

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Immigrant Rights Groups Call for Closing Artesia, Karnes Detention Centers as Report Details ‘Inhumane’ Conditions

Immigrant rights groups released a report detailing the conditions women and children are living in detention centers in the U.S. that have been referred to as “inhumane” and “negligent.”

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Immigration Executive Action Update: What Obama Did Not Address: Immigrant Detention Centers – What You Need to Know

President Barack Obama’s immigration executive orders addressed issues including border security, expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), work permit authorization for undocumented immigrant parents of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents, but one topic left unanswered for many immigrant rights groups is the management of detention centers.

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Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA), Details on Who’s Included & Excluded – What You Need To Know

Undocumented immigrants parents have an opportunity to avoid deportation with the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program initiated by President Barack Obama’s executive action on Nov. 20.

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Expansion Details – What You Need to Know

A little more than two years after President Barack Obama issued an executive action to create the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, he expanded the program for hundreds of thousands of additional undocumented immigrants to receive a temporary stay in the U.S.

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US, Cuba Relations: Age, Dynamics Between Early and Recent Cuban Exiles Plays Important Role in Renewed Relations Debate

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, the 43-year-old Cuban American from Florida, voiced his opposition of the Obama administration’s renewed diplomatic relations with Cuba, but his sentiments could be related to his generation and a community with a rapidly changing opinion on both country’s policies.

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New Hampshire Elections: GOP Millennial Marilinda Garcia Appeals to Fellow Millennials in New Campaign Ad

Polling results for New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District election may have the Democratic incumbent securing a narrow lead, but the Republican challenger has been making efforts to attract voters within her age group: millennials.

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New York Comic Con 2014 Panels: Diversity in Comic Books Evolved From Stereotypes to Latino, Black and Female Heroes

The latest decade has seen comic books become diverse, but it hasn’t come easy or as rapidly as fans would expect. At the 2014 New York Comic Con session “#WeNeedDiverse (Comic) Books — Diversity in Comics,” the panelists comprising of Amie Wright, Craig Anderson, I.W. Gregorio and Mat Bird addressed the history, present and future of diversity, and the lack thereof, in comic books.

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Internet Week NY 2014: Reasons to Start a Startup in New York: Immigration and Education Are Vital

New York City is known as a mecca for businesses, large and small, yet California seems to be the main grounds for technology companies.At Internet Week NY 2014, a session on why New York City can house the next big startup was discussed with education, immigration, and finance being vital components of the conversation.

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Latin Americans Shopping Online Hits New Heights in 2013 as U.S. Hispanics Adopting Smartphones, Tablets Grow

Latin Americans are reportedly busy shopping online than visiting physical stores in 2013 according to a new study. ESET Latin America revealed 76.5 percent of Latin Americans stated they have shopped online at some point during 2013.

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Twitter Transparency Report in Latin America: Brazil Issued Most Requests During 2nd Half of 2013 vs. Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela

Twitter disclosed the latest law enforcement requests for user data, and a few Latin American countries have been highlighted.

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Apple vs. Samsung Sales: Apple Inc. Dominates U.S. Smartphone Sales, Popular Among ‘Affluent’ Consumers

When it comes to the top smartphones in the United States throughout the last year, Apple Inc.’s iPhone brand proved No. 1.

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Hispanics’ Breakfast Habits Analyzed in ‘What America (Tw)Eats’ Twitter Study

The National got milk? Milk Mustache Campaign teamed with a digital analytics tool to discover Spanish-speaking people have been missing or skipping their morning breakfast.

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Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Introduced to U.S. Congress, Legislation Allows Consumers to Delete Private Info During Theft for Free

Members of the U.S. Congress are working on legislation that would mandate the addition of a “kill switch” for all smartphones purchased in the United States (U.S.).

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Nielsen Digital Consumer Report 2014: Two-Thirds of U.S. Consumers Own Smartphones, Impacts Social Media; Hispanics ‘Trailblaze’ Digital Revolution

One cannot deny the impact social media has had on modern society, and Hispanics are becoming “trailblazers” in the digital revolution. According to The Nielsen Company’s The Digital Consumer report, today’s consumer has been “more connected than ever” due to easily available access and deeper engagement with brands and content.

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White House Confronts ‘Patent Trolls’ and Improves Inventors and Innovators’ Innovation Efforts with USPTO

The White House are hoping to majorly progress with new initiatives aimed to combat patent trolls while enhancing and protecting American inventors and innovations.

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Russian Government Officials Swap Apple Inc. iPads for Samsung Tablets Due to Security, Privacy Concerns

While Apple and Samsung enter their second patent infringement trial in the United States, Russian government officials may be adding more fuel to the rivalry by switching their preferred tablet brand due to security concerns.

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Smartphone Anti-Theft ‘Kill Switch’ Strategy Lures ‘Voluntary Commitment’ from Apple, Samsung, US Mobile Carriers

An international nonprofit membership organization with representation for the wireless communications industry announced its commitment to combat smartphone theft.

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