Abril 2003 
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Conozca La Ley
La residencia permanente: Mito y Realidad
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End the Cuban Embargo?

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Usted y su Bebé Recién Nacido

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The Art of Nora Chapa Mendoza

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La Voz Interviews Karim Ainouz

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Ingles Practico para Trabajadores

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Top Stories

U of M Goes to Court

The Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments for and against the University of Michigan Law School’s affirmative action program. White applicants who were rejected by the Law School are suing the University, claiming its admissions policy, which considers race as a factor, is unconstitutional. Their case presents affirmative action with its biggest challenge since the Supreme Court declared racial quotas illegal in the University of California v. Bakke decision a quarter-century ago.
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Latinos Muertos en Irak

El notorio aumento de la población latina en los Estados Unidos se está reflejando no sólo en la sociedad civil, sino también en las fuerzas armadas estadounidenses. Los latinos conforman más del 9.6% del total ejército, porcentaje que se espera incrementará en los próximos años. En el año 2002, el 12.8% de los reclutados en el ejército fueron de origen hispano, mientras que en los “Marines” (fuerzas especiales de la armada), representaron cerca del 13% (Los números son un poco menores en las fuerzas naval y aérea).
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Zapatistas Fight for Rights of Mexico’s Indigenous

The Indigenous people of Mexico had been content in their homeland for thousands of years. The arrival of the European conquistadors, with the destruction and disease they brought, changed their lives irrevocably. After centuries of exclusion from Mexican society, in 1911 an Indigenous leader named Emiliano Zapata helped launch the Mexican Revolution, and the voices of his people were finally heard.
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