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Kevin Kang speaking at Sunday's DREAM Act rally in Brooklyn, NY - Photo: Catalina Jaramillo

House Passes DREAM Act, Senate Tables It

After passing in the House, Senate Democrats made a strategic decision to postpone a vote on the measure that would offer a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants.

Muslim women listened to candidates speak at a forum hosted by the Arab American Association of NY - Photo: Mohsin Zaheer

Muslim Voters Face Difficult Choice in Tuesday’s Election

The controversy over a proposed mosque and Muslim cultural center near ground zero has spurred new interest in politics among Muslim voters. But those in New York’s 13th Congressional District must choose between two opponents of the Park51 plan.

Gillibrand's evolution: "On the Immigrant Side" read El Diario's cover on October 18, 2010

Gillibrand Vows to Take on Immigration Reform

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was initially attacked by immigrant groups for not being sensitive to their issues. Now, as she runs for reelection, she’s reaching out to Hispanic voters and gave El Diario/La Prensa an exclusive interview.