‘Get a sugar daddy’: Austin ad urges immigrants to use dating site to dodge deportation

‘Get a sugar daddy’: Austin ad urges immigrants to use dating site to dodge deportation

NewsTaco October 24, 2016

*Arrangementfinders says it “connects men and women looking for mutually beneficial arrangements.” The point is to help undocumented women, they say. VL By Liz Farmer,  Dallas Morning News (2 minute read) A […]

Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?

NewsTaco July 3, 2015

*A fascinating read! It turns out that traditional Latino neighborhoods are more prone to gentrification because new white residents are less likely to move into a neighborhood that has a […]

Austin Landlords Demolish Piñata Store for SXSW, Call Mexican Tenants ‘Roaches’

NewsTaco March 17, 2015

*So much about Austin, gentrification and the unprecedented growth of SXSW in this piece. Everything about Austin and Southby had a patina of cool, but locals, especially Latino Austinites, knew […]

Alejandro Escovedo don’t need no six-string basses

Mary Mata November 14, 2013

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog Last week, in the middle of a 90-minute set in West L.A., Alejandro Escovedo hunched over his black electric guitar and splayed his feet […]

What Nobody Says About Austin

Mary Mata October 31, 2013

This article was suggested by Taquista Tony Diaz. By Cecilia Ballí, Texas Monthly Austin prides itself on its cultural liberalism and sophistication, but given the invisibility of Latinos, it irked […]

Not giving up – Mexican whose feet were cut off to ride bike 670 miles

Mary Mata October 16, 2013

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Two years ago Carlos Gutierrez lived in his native Chihuahua, Mexico and had it all — a wife, two young children and a lucrative beverage and […]

Mexicans Protest Presidential Election In Austin

Mary Mata July 9, 2012

By Prescila Mosqueda, The Texas Observer Protesters, in traditional Aztec attire and wearing colorful headdresses, marched down 6th Street toward Congress Avenue in downtown Austin Saturday afternoon. Drivers honked their […]