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Mariachi musicians sing and play as they go from house to house to encourage people to come to vote on election day at the Sun Valley's Latino district, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California.

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Mariachi musicians sing and play as they go from house to house to encourage people to come to vote on election day at the Sun Valley's Latino district, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California.

Hispanic Electorate Doubles Republican Party’s Troubles

The sudden openness of Republican leaders to an overhaul of immigration laws — including a path to either legal residency or citizenship for many of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. — stems from another “drubbing” at...

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People attend an orientation class in filing up their application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

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People attend an orientation class in filing up their application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 11.1 Million

That’s how many undocumented immigrants lived in the U.S. in March 2011, according to an estimate by the Pew Hispanic Center. That’s down from a peak of about 12 million in 2007, according to the center’s estimates. A bipartisan group...

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A polling site in Manhattan.

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A polling site in Manhattan.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 23.7 million

That’s how many Hispanics will be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, according to a Pew Hispanic Center analysis. That’s an increase from 19.5 million eligible Hispanic voters in 2008, when 9.7 million voted in the election....

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