National Latino Congreso

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The National Latino Congreso is a political organization in the United States of Latino Americans for the purpose of mobilizing voters and strengthening the impact of the Latin-American community in the political sphere.[1][2][3] It has held meetings in 2006 and 2007 in Los Angeles and advocates issues such as immigration reform including the legalization of undocumented immigrants.[4]

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  1. ^ Teresa Watanabe (September 10, 2006). "Latino Activists Put Faith in Ballots". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-12-10. "A lot of people feel a loss," immigrant activist Oscar Garcon said Saturday at the National Latino Congreso, 
  2. ^ Maria L. La Ganga and Teresa Watanabe (September 2, 2006). "Nation's Latino Leaders to Discuss Immigration, Other Issues in L.A.". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-12-10. The National Latino Congreso -- billed as the first comprehensive gathering of Latino leaders and community members in nearly 30 years -- is to begin Wednesday and feature a rally and vigil Sept. 9 urging Congress to pass an immigration reform bill. 
  3. ^ Edward Headington (July 7, 2010). "Brown Has the Experience. Does He Have the Ganas?". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2010-12-10. Below is unseen footage of Attorney General Brown in Howard Dean-mode at a National Latino Congreso here in Los Angeles, almost two years ago to the day. 
  4. ^ Anna Gorman (October 6, 2007). "Latino Congreso focuses on the power of voting". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-12-10. ... Latino community and labor leaders are gathering in Los Angeles to develop strategies for mobilizing voters, strengthening their political influence and pushing for the legalization of undocumented immigrants. Hundreds of Latinos from throughout the nation are expected to participate in the 2nd Annual National Latino Congreso, ... 

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