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In-depth: A look at the unique challenges some Latino women face in domestic violent situations

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In-depth: A look at the unique challenges some Latino women face in domestic violent situations

In-depth: A look at the unique challenges some Latino women face in domestic violent situations

According to the CDC, 34.4% of Latinas say they’ve experienced domestic violence at some point in their lives.

Plus, some Latinos who are undocumented are concerned about reporting domestic violence because of fears of possible deportation.


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Amid an uptick in support for Republicans among the reliably Democratic-leaning demographic, Virginia gubernatorial candidates fight for Latino support. CNN’s Boris Sanchez reports.

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