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As Latino Sneakers Sales Go, So Goes the GDP

Victor Landa July 19, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read)  There’s news today from the Latino sneaker sales index, which is one of the most reliable economic indicators for U.S. Latinos. I found there’s a […]

Immigrants Cost Taxpayers, Then Pay More Than Most

Victor Landa July 10, 2017

Henry Cisneros: Why Can’t Americans See Latinos Are Country’s ‘Saving Grace’?

Victor Landa July 7, 2017

Latinos key to U.S. economic growth, study finds

Victor Landa July 5, 2017

*If U.S. Latinos were a country on our own, we’d be the 7th largest economy in the world. VL NewsTaco MONEY WEDNESDAY By Octavio Blanco, CNN Money (5 minute read)  […]

Immigrants Keep an Iowa Meatpacking Town Alive and Growing

NewsTaco June 7, 2017

*The irony of this story is that the town that’s highlighted, Storm Lake, is in staunch anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King’s district. It’s where he was born.  VL NewsTaco MONEY WEDNESDAY […]

A Proposed New Tax, Mainly On Latinos, To Pay For Trump’s Border Wall

NewsTaco May 31, 2017

*This happened yesterday, while the rest of us were mesmerized by the Peckinpahesque implosion of the Trump administration, congress was moving a piece of legislation that would fund the Trumpian […]

Home builders can’t find enough workers

NewsTaco May 22, 2017

*It’s become harder for undocumented construction workers to find jobs, so now it’s taking longer for homes to be built, and it’s getting more expensive because of Trump’s tariffs on […]