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Aura Bogado

Aura Bogado

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Aura Bogado writes about racial justice, Native rights, and immigration for The Nation. A former host and producer for Pacifica radio, her work has also been published in Mother Jones, Newsweek Argentina, Colorlines.com and The Huffington Post. She is currently based in New York City. 

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All the rhetoric surrounding immigration reform tends to obscure some basic facts.

While Washington debates a grand immigration resolution, some activists are putting their bodies on the line to free those in detention today.

From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.

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Voters stand up for themselves in Texas; purge-fest spreads beyond Florida; and ALEC’s exodus continues. This and more in our voting...
Two hundred thousand Latinos will turn 18 between now and Election Day. But if they’re in Texas, their right to vote is under threat.
Forty-four percent of Philly’s population is African-American—and nearly 20 percent of voters there may lose the right to cast...
Minnesota lawmakers claim ignorance over violating ethics in the voter ID suit that stands to discriminate against voters of color.
What does Holder’s defense of voting rights have to do with a House committee move to hold him in contempt? Everything.
After a year of standing ground, the governor warms up to voter ID—but still vetoes bill that would have affected the voting rights...
In a state with an existing voter ID law, three bills target voters of color, youth, the elderly and non-English speakers.
What does reporting on voting rights mean at a time when a person's race, gender and class still determines if they'll be targeted for...