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Nina Perales,a San Antonio lawyer, is vice president of litigation for MALDEF, which calls itself the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community”, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.

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Latino power in Texas

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, recently wrote that the map of 36 Texas U.S. House districts advanced to Gov. Rick Perry by the Republican-controlled Legislature "diminishes the voting strength of the growing Hispanic electorate." Republican colleagues charged her with race-baiting.

We rated Mostly True an earlier claim like Van de Putte’s...