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Politics Editor, Fox News Latino — Fox News
As seen in:  Fox News, New York Times
Covers:  immigration, cultural/race relations, cuba, cuban americans, hispanics, politics, human rights

Politics Editor/Fox News Latino. Specialty is #immigration. Aim to inform and enlighten. Proudly overprotective mom.

Elizabeth Llorente's Biography

Elizabeth Llorente is the Politics Editor for Fox News Latino. She also writes stories on a variety of issues for the website, in particular immigration, a topic in which her expertise has garnered nationwide acclaim.

Llorente has won numerous awards, including the George Polk Award and New Jersey Journalist of the Year.

While at the Bergen Record, one of New Jersey's major newspapers, she profiled dozens of ethnic communities ...

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Top 20 Immigration Experts to Follow on Twitter

Named by ABC News as one of the nation’s top 20 most influential voices on Twitter on the issue of immigration (was No. 4)

Peter Jennings Fellowship

2007 - Reporting on Constitutional Issues
The Peter Jennings Project for Journalists and the Constitution is an annual event hosted by the National Constitution Center and funded initially by the Annenberg Foundation. Its mission is to help both professional journalists and students interested in journalism understand constitutional issues more deeply. Journalists selected as fellows produce a project touching on a constitutional issue.

Ted Cruz pushes Congress to fight immigration executive action through 'power of the purse'

latino.foxnews.com — In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is coming out swinging against President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, urging both the House and Senate to "use the power of the purse" to block it from implementation.

Latino leaders express dismay over Ferguson violence, sadness over grand jury decision

latino.foxnews.com — Protestors carry signs and gather in front of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Dreamers pushed the boundaries on immigration reform - and now seem to control the narrative

latino.foxnews.com — Since 2009, Dreamers have taken a fledgling campaign that was focused on getting a law that would provide young undocumented immigrants with a chance to live and work in the United States, and turned it into the engine of immigration advocacy that has broadened to include legalization for many groups of people who are here illegally.

Calif. congresswoman to accept Medal of Freedom award for father, late Rep. Edward Roybal

latino.foxnews.com — Lucille Roybal-Allard is rarely at a loss for words. She is, after all, a U.S. congresswoman - she has given speeches in the House, on the campaign trail, in rallies for immigrants. She is comfortable and eloquent when speaking to the media. But a few weeks ago, Roybal-Allard struggled to get words out during a phone conversation.

Immigration action to spare millions from deportation, will take a hard line on illegal border crossers

latino.foxnews.com — Undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children before the age of 16 and the year 2010 would be spared deportation no matter how old they are under President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration, according to senior White House officials.

Dreamers' parents to be excluded from immigration executive order, reports say

latino.foxnews.com — One of the most sought-after aspects of President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration - a reprieve from deportation for parents of undocumented immigrants brought here as minors - will not be part of the plan expected to be unveiled this week, according to published reports.

Political parties take note: Latino electorate is independent, sophisticated, and issues do matter

latino.foxnews.com — Republicans won 35 percent of the Latino vote on Tuesday, thanks in part to a stepped-up nationwide GOP outreach effort that began in earnest after the 2012 election in which Mitt Romney won only 27 percent of the Latino vote. But other factors also came into play to create a GOP recipe for success, political experts say.

In Nevada, Brian Sandoval cruises to a second term as governor

latino.foxnews.com — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval gives a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Las Vegas. Sandoval defeated Bob Goodman to stay governor of Nevada. (AP Photo/John Locher) The country's only male Hispanic governor easily won reelection Tuesday. Nevada Gov.

A first in Colorado: Two Anglo politicians to debate on TV in Spanish

latino.foxnews.com — Andrew Romanoff (left) and Mike Coffman (right) face off in a televised Spanish-language debate on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (Photos: AP) On Thursday, Colorado - one of the most closely watched states this midterm election season - will have its first all-Spanish congressional debate. U.S. Rep.

Political unknown, familiar name: George P. Bush expected to win powerful Texas post

latino.foxnews.com — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, sits with his son George P. Bush before speaking to supporters at Hardin-Simmons University, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Abilene, Texas. Jeb Bush heads into West Texas to campaign for his son who is on the ballot this November as a candidate for state land commissioner.
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Dec 20, 2014

RT @ABC: NYPD identifies officers who were shot and killed in Brooklyn as Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. pic.twitter.com/TsjCyZs4A4

Dec 20, 2014

RT @MyFoxNY: VIDEO: NYPD officers turn their backs on Mayor de Blasio as he entered the hospital: myfoxny.com/clip/10968422/…

Dec 18, 2014

Former N.M. Gov. Bill Richardson's effort to free Alan Gross created temporary setback fxn.ws/1wnOsIe #cuba #alangross

Dec 18, 2014

Historic Shift in Cuba-U.S. Relations, as Told by Newspapers Around the World nyti.ms/1Al16sA #cuba

Dec 18, 2014

Flight from Dominican Republic to Paris forced to land because of chili peppers fxn.ws/1wlGAXN #travel

Dec 18, 2014

Mystery Cuban spy released to U.S. believed to be 51-year-old cryptographer jailed for 20 years fxn.ws/13gVjYp #cuba

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