human rights


Dashed hopes, upended lives as Trump ends protection for Salvadorans

Victor Landa January 10, 2018

WASHINGTON – Hopes were dashed Monday for tens of thousands of people from El Salvador with Temporary Protected Status who have lived more than a decade in the U.S., but […]

Videos Show Texas Troopers Ripping Apart Immigrant Families Through Deportation Pipeline

Victor Landa December 15, 2017

Trump Administration Targets and then Mocks Immigrant with Prosthetic Leg

Victor Landa November 15, 2017

Remembering The Lost Communities Buried Under Dodger Stadium Center Field

Victor Landa November 1, 2017

Friday, May 8, 1959. It was a typically clear Los Angeles day, that would come to be known by the residents of Palo Verde — or what was left of […]

A girl with cerebral palsy is being held in immigration detention. The ACLU just sued for her release

Victor Landa

Lawyers for an undocumented 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained in Texas after undergoing surgery demanded her immediate release on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the Trump administration in […]

The Rape of a 14 Year-old is not About Immigration

NewsTaco March 22, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (3 minute read)   I’m struck with the power that reporters and politicos have to frame issues. I’ve read today several accounts of the same story, […]

This Week’s Anti-ICE Protests May Signal That Immigration Activism Has Entered a New Era

NewsTaco February 10, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because this kind of analysis  is missing from mainstream media. Because there’s momentum building across the country. VL By Adriana Cataño, Remezcla (4.5 minute read)   […]