By Roque Planas, Huffington Post Latino Voices
But all that’s hard to notice from a glance at Time Magazine’s selection of “Person of the Year 2012.” As NBC Latino points out, there’s no Latino candidate on this year’s list, with the exception of “undocumented immigrants.”
Last year “The Protester” took the award, a clear choice in a year of protest movements around the globe, including Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street.
An invisible population stepped forward on June 15, 2012, to stake its claim to the American Dream. On that day, President Obama declared that certain undocumented immigrants — a group simply labeled “illegal” by many — would not be subjected to deportation, under broad-ranging conditions.
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