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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.

Sen. Ted Cruz skips Hispanic Chamber of Commerce summit, displeases Latinos in D.C.

latino.foxnews.com — Javier Palomarez, president and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The president of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce questioned in a meeting with reporters Thursday whether Sen. Ted Cruz's snubbing of the group's annual summit this week marked an attempt to avoid Latinos as he runs for president.

Iowa pastor who sparkled rallies in support deported to his native Honduras

latino.foxnews.com — Mennonite pastor Max Villatoro, 41, found himself ensnared in a sweep by federal agents earlier this month to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants who had convictions. Villatoro had convictions that dated back 20 years for driving under the influence and record tampering, a charge that stemmed from fraudulently obtaining a Social Security number in order to get a driver's license.

Hillary Clinton prepares plan to fight Jeb Bush for Latino voters

latino.foxnews.com — As Hillary Clinton prepares for a possible announcement in April that she's running for president, the former Secretary of State has held a series of meetings with Latino lawmakers and political operatives from around the country.

Who is Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, the man giving Rahm Emanuel a run for his money in Chicago?

latino.foxnews.com — CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia greets workers during a campaign stop at a linen and uniform service company on February 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel whose lead is not currently large enough to avoid a runoff election.

'Hispanicize' founder recalls how popular gathering began as a modest experiment

latino.foxnews.com — Hispanicize Founder Manny Ruiz wants to bring together the various segments of the Latino world that generally don't get to comingle. It was an experiment at first. What would happen if Latinos on the front lines of news, social media and marketing came together under one roof?

Online travel sites jump on the U.S.-Cuba bandwagon, report rise in demand

latino.foxnews.com — With the island beckoning the likes of Conan and Paris and others famous enough not to need last names, it was only a matter of time before a U.S. online travel booking site offered trips to Havana. CheapAir.com now makes it possible to book flights between various U.S. cities and Havana.

Artist Tania Bruguera remains confined to Havana as regime ponders its next move

latino.foxnews.com — Artist Tania Bruguera, a 46 year old performance artist - and the first person to publicly test the tolerance level of the Cuban government following the announcement last December that Cuba and the United States were restoring diplomatic relations - remains detained on the island, accused by the regime of inciting public disorder.

With executive action on hold, immigrants retreat to shadows - and uncertainty

latino.foxnews.com — Nancy Perez, who qualifies for President Barack Obama's deportation relief plan, holds documents she was planning to use for her application for the program.Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) Across the country, tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children had marked on their calendar the date Feb.

Rep. Gallego says Democrats' Homeland Security bill omits GOP 'anti-immigrant poison pill'

latino.foxnews.com — Democrat Rubén Gallego pronounces his victory speech on Tuesday. Nov. 4, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. Rep. Ruben Gallego, an Arizona Democrat who is co-sponsor of a Homeland Security bill that explicitly omits amendments on immigration, on Thursday described his measure as one that centers on keeping families together.

Patrick Leahy says effort to restore U.S.-Cuba relations began with baseball, Ben & Jerry’s

latino.foxnews.com — In this photo released by Cuba's state-run Granma newspaper, Cuba's President Raul Castro, right, speaks with U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, left, a Democrat from Vermont, as U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, a Republican from Alabama, behind right, watches in Havana, Cuba, Thursday Feb. 23, 2012.
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Mar 26, 2015

Bill Richardson tells Latino business leaders in DC that Arkansas has the fastest growing Latino community on the U.S. "We're everywhere."

Mar 26, 2015

Ex-New Mexico Gov. Richardson says "Dysfunction has become a political weapon" in Congress. #ushcc

Mar 26, 2015

Ex-New Mexico Gov Bill Richardson says "One of the best immigration reform bills I ever saw was George Bush's." #USHCC

Mar 23, 2015

#Pope Francis doesn’t need to retire to get his #pizza – had one hand-delivered to Popemobile fxn.ws/1LOKIsk

Mar 23, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz announces he's running: 'Time to reclaim hope and promise of America' | Fox News Latino fxn.ws/1Ikt36o #tedcruz

Mar 23, 2015

Bill Richardson, former New Mexico governor, ran for president in the 2008 Democratic primary. #hispanic #tedcruz

Mar 23, 2015

Benjamin Fernandez, a California financial consultant, ran in the GOP presidential primary in 1980, and again in 1984.

Mar 23, 2015

If Ted Cruz were to win, he'd be the U.S.'s first president of Latino origin (father's side), but not first Latino presidential candidate

Mar 23, 2015

RT @BBCNewsUS: "Cruz's wife is a Goldman Sachs VP, has served on @CFR_org, which Cruz once called a 'pernicious nest of snakes'" - BBC's @AWZurcher

Mar 23, 2015

With the tax deadline just around the corner, presidential candidate Ted Cruz proposes abolishing the IRS #tedcruz

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