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Immigrants fear harassment in Trump’s America so much it’s started to damage the economy

Victor Landa August 25, 2017

  Major US retailers are seeing a decline in revenues in predominantly Hispanic areas in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, a concerning trend as the holiday season approaches. Many Hispanics […]

As Latino Sneakers Sales Go, So Goes the GDP

Victor Landa July 19, 2017

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

*Good question. I think it’s because we’re not the ones telling our story. We need to fight for our narrative. VL By Suzanne Gamboa, NBC News (1.5 minute read)  SAN […]

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 […]