After many elections in which Latino voters had been important but not decisive, Latino leaders had hoped they would finally be able to say that they had delivered the presidency — in this case, to Hillary Clinton. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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When Latino colleagues from across NPR shared their families' immigration stories for Hispanic Heritage Month, they exposed a rich array of experiences: loss, longing, contradiction and triumph. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio campaigns for Donald Trump in Phoenix in August. Ralph Freso/Getty Images hide caption

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A Local Sheriff's Race Is Drawing National Attention And A Hefty Price Tag

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Francheska Garcia remembered her friend, Jonathan Camuy, who was killed in Sunday's mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Like many Puerto Ricans, Camuy had moved to Florida to escape Puerto Rico's economic crisis. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption

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Latinos At Home And Abroad Mourn After Orlando Shooting

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How To Fix A Graduation Rate Of 1 In 10? Ask The Dropouts

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Filipino Americans: Blending Cultures, Redefining Race

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Hundreds protest President Obama's immigration policy, marching to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix in 2013. Many Latinos who supported the president have become frustrated by his administration. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Joanna Hausmann is a comedian who makes videos for The Flama, which focuses on Latino culture. Derek Gabryzack & Diana Molina/Courtesy of Joanna Hausmann hide caption

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A Comedian 'Rants' On Different Latino Cultures

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Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera salutes the fans as he leaves the field after a win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Jan. 3, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Grant Halverson/Getty Images hide caption

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Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera Has Charlotte's Latino Community Fired Up

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At left, Jimmy Smits in My Family. At right, Jennifer Lopez in Selena. Left: Zoetrope/New Line/Kobal Collection. Right: Scott Del Amo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Tiny Town In Idaho Welcomes The State's First All-Latino City Council

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When politicians seem to spend less time understanding Latino issues and more time dining at taquerias, well, there's a word for that. Sam Howzit/Flickr hide caption

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A Politician Walks Into King Taco ... A Look At The Political Term 'Hispandering'

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Diana Venegas, a nursing student at Samuel Merritt University, in Oakland, Calif., takes a patient's blood pressure at a recent health fair at Allen Temple Baptist Church. Adizah Eghan/KQED hide caption

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