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Your Guide to Applying for Health Care Coverage

By: Linda Sarai Roman Las Esquina de Salud is created and dedicated for the Latino community in Oregon. Las Esquina de Salud is an educational forum for information and resources about the health and wellness for the contributing families and member of the great state of Oregon. In our lives it is easy …

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2015 Volkswagen GTI: Guaranteed fun!

By Roger Rivero Do you have trouble getting out of a car, and you feel like the back of the seat is small?; Or are you driving the wrong car, or just an overweight fifty-something? In the case of the car we tested this week, the blame is shared. The …

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El Hispanic News December 2014 Edition

CLICK HERE to download the issue as a PDF.

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The Garden of Light and Darkness

By Alberto Moreno Republicans do, poor gardeners make. You can not both, tend darkness and grow things.  You cannot suckle fear and expect to give life to hope. Republicans do, poor gardeners make. You cannot sow hate and expect to harvest forgiveness.  A homeless man explained it all to me: …

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Why I did not go to the party…

By Melanie Davis Growing up on the campaign trail as a young girl, I can’t remember an election party I missed. As a kid, I would belly up to the bar and order Shirley Temples with extra cherries in hopes the sugar rush would kick in in time for the …

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Kenya R. Marquez: The Dancing Doctor

By Olga Sanchez Saltveit Dr. Kenya R. Marquez is no ordinary doctor. In addition to her full time position as a school counselor, for over the past ten years she has dedicated hours every week to training a new generation of young dancers with her company, Ballet Papalotl. Kenya’s passion …

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“Detention-bed mandates and ice-box holding cells are signs of an immigration-enforcement system run amok. Deportations during the Obama Administration are rapidly approaching the two million mark.”
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International Worker Center Network Calls for Legalization of All Immigrants and Freedom for All Incarcerated Immigrants

Enlace lauds President Obama’s executive action for its positive impact on 5 million undocumented immigrants, however 7 million immigrants face increased threats of incarceration, detention, and deportation under Obama’s plan. The Department of Homeland Security’s new Priority Enforcement Program furthers the deportation pipeline, the criminalization of immigrants, and the militarization …

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Pride Foundation Awards Grants to Eleven Organizations Supporting LGBTQ Community in Oregon

Emphasis on Supporting LGBTQ People of Color and Immigrants For most of his life, Mr. Chena experienced abuse and persecution for being gay—from his family, his church, and later Mexican authorities. He ultimately made the hard decision to leave his home country of Mexico behind and come to the United …

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