The Trump effect: How a proposed new DACA law pits DREAMers against their parents.

July 20, 2017

Politics

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

vlanda July 17, 2017

Latino Republican congressman calls on Trump to keep his kids out of White House

*Well, there’s a good idea. VL By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune (3 minute read)   WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, a Bryan Republican, called on President Trump to eject […]

vlanda July 13, 2017

Immigration

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

vlanda July 17, 2017

Latin@ high school students are rising to protest hateful SB 4 law in Texas.

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

vlanda July 15, 2017

NewsTaco Podcast Network

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Texas Rep. Rafael Anchia – Trump, Gerrymandering and Money

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read, 34 minute listen)  It’s safe to say that the just-ended Texas legislative session was the most acrimonious in memory. We can talk for […]

newstaco June 8, 2017

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Dr. Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda – How Trump’s tax plan affects Latinos

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read, 30 minute listen) By all indications Donald Trump took his assignment very seriously when he put together his skinny budget and tax plan last week. […]

newstaco May 2, 2017

Victor's Blog

The moment Florida cops pull over an Afro-Latina and find she’s the State Attorney

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Patrol cops in  Orlando, Florida, stopped a white sedan recently becasue they ran the tags and didn’t get a return, plus, the tint on the windows […]

vlanda July 13, 2017

U.S. citizen detained overnight by ICE – they thought he was undocumented

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read)  This is startling news. Up until last night at a dinner conversation I believed that the idea that an American citizen would be […]

vlanda July 6, 2017