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New York City
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.

The question now is: Who will be the U.S. Ambassador to Cuba?

latino.foxnews.com — A classic American car drives past the U.S. Interests Section building in Havana, Cuba.ap Now that it is official that the United States is re-establishing an embassy in Havana, attention is turning to who would be the ambassador. The most widely expected choice is Jeffrey DeLaurentis, who has been the top diplomat in Havana for about a year.

NBC severing of ties with Donald Trump called watershed moment for Latino clout

latino.foxnews.com — Donald Trump takes the stage to announce that he will seek the Republican nomination for president, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Latino media advocacy leaders say NBC's decision Monday to end its business ties with presidential candidate Donald Trump because of his denigrating comments about Mexicans marked a watershed moment for Latinos.

Sen. Menendez says 'lone wolves' biggest challenge in preventing terror attacks

latino.foxnews.com — Sept. 27, 2012: Sen. Robert Menendez speaks in Sayreville, N.J.AP U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) says that the biggest challenge to preventing terrorist attacks in terms of intelligence gathering are so-called "lone wolves," such as the one suspected of attacking an American gas factory in southeastern France.

Latino PAC founded by Democratic heavy-hitters endorses its first GOP candidate

latino.foxnews.com — Danny Vargas (center) with Eva Longoria at the Capitol Building. (Source: Via Vargas' Facebook page) A Latino political organization founded by two heavyweight Democratic Party supporters on Tuesday held its first fundraiser for a Republican candidate - citing the politician's values, not his party, as the reason for the support.

Deported mother, daughter may soon be back in U.S. after judge orders their return

latino.foxnews.com — (Photo credit ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images) A Guatemalan woman and her 12-year-old daughter who were deported last Friday, outraging a federal judge who ordered them to be returned immediately, have been found and soon may be back in the United States, their attorney told Fox News Latino.

Obama administration close to announcing opening of embassy in Cuba, sources say

latino.foxnews.com — U.S. and Cuba may be just weeks away from reopening embassies on each other's soil, say multiple sources. "My impression is that all major issues have been resolved, there are still some logistical issues, but there will be an announcement to reopen the embassy in the next week or two," said William LeoGrande, a professor of government at the American University School of Public Affairs and a former staff member of the U.S.

Jeb Bush officially jumps into presidential race - vows to serve the most vulnerable

latino.foxnews.com — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally announced he is joining the race for president on June 15, 2015, at Miami Dade College. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has made it official, in both English and Spanish - he's running for president. Bush, the son of one U.S.

Cuban dissident, hunger strike survivor, to receive Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

latino.foxnews.com — Cuban dissident Guillermo FarinasAP A Cuban dissident who has won numerous awards for his longtime efforts - including 23 hunger strikes, some of them near-fatal - to bring democratic changes to his homeland is expected to receive the 2015 Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom on Friday.

The border surge, a year later: New U.S. policies have led to less children crossing

latino.foxnews.com — After the number of unaccompanied minors from Central America at the U.S.-Mexico border reached a peak last summer, President Barack Obama declared it a national emergency, setting in motion a number of proposals and initiatives to handle the tens of thousands of children who made it into the United States, and to avoid a future similarly chaotic surge.

The border surge, a year later: Courts backlogged until 2019 to accommodate minors

latino.foxnews.com — MCALLEN, TX - SEPTEMBER 08: Women and children sit in a holding cell at a U.S. Border Patrol processing center after being detained by agents near the U.S.-Mexico border on September 8, 2014 near McAllen, Texas. Thousands of immigrants, many of them families and unaccompanied minors, continue to cross illegally into the United States, although the numbers are down from a springtime high.
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Jul 02, 2015

¡Adiós Maria! Sesame Street’s beloved neighbor retires after 44 years | Fox News Latino fxn.ws/1LFKZf8 via @foxnewslatino

Jul 01, 2015

The question now is: Who will be the U.S. Ambassador to Cuba? | Fox News Latino fxn.ws/1H0Wf2A via @foxnewslatino #cuba #embassy

Jul 01, 2015

U.S. embassy to reopen in Havana on July 20, Obama announces | Fox News Latino fxn.ws/1LDfWAM via @foxnewslatino #cuba #embassy

Jun 25, 2015

RT @postpolitics: With Donald Trump actually running, can the Trump brand still advertise? wapo.st/1fGM5uN

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