Hispanic Caucus denies membership to Republican Carlos Curbelo

Hispanic Caucus denies membership to Republican Carlos Curbelo

Victor Landa November 17, 2017

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Thursday denied Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo his membership bid, the latest volley in a nasty dispute between the Florida lawmaker and some members of the […]

Here’s What You Can do to Support DACA

Victor Landa September 5, 2017

Eight-hundred-thousand DREAMers are in a free fall, for the moment. As of today, the US Congress has 6 months to legislate a fix for their situation – just as it […]

How DREAMers are in the middle of a political showdown

Victor Landa July 21, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco  I’m looking at a perfect storm brewing for DREAMers. It’s been building for a while, but I think it’s going to hit soon. Sen. Dick Durbin, […]

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

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 […]

DACA Day: Eligible Undocumented Youth Stay for College and Work

NewsTaco August 15, 2014

*Good information for any DACA eligible students you may know. DREAMer Day! VL By John Michaelson, Public News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The tens of thousands of young people without documentation […]

DREAMers No More – What is Happening to Young, Undocumented Immigrant Activists?

NewsTaco June 24, 2014

By Von Diaz, Feet in 2 Worlds The DREAMer movement is in flux. Once monolithic, political activism by young, undocumented immigrants has become fragmented, with some activists abandoning the fight for comprehensive […]

The Time is Now for Dreamers: Join the Rally April 10

Mary Mata April 9, 2013

By Lily Eskelsen, Lily’s Blackboard Wednesday I will stand on the West Lawn of our nation’s capitol with thousands of others and demand that a dream come true. Congress isn’t Disneyland and […]

An All-Female Band, Making Its Way in the World of Mariachi

Mary Mata April 2, 2013

By Vivan Yee, New York Times One is German, another a New Yorker of Egyptian descent. Others are Cuban-American, Colombian, Dominican and Argentine. These are the unlikely members of Mariachi […]

School Social Worker & Photog Give Undoc Students Voice

Mary Mata March 13, 2013

By Edward Graham, NEA Today All across the United States, undocumented students are forced to suffer in silence because of the constant fear of being deported from the only country […]

If Immigration Reform Stalls, DREAMers at Risk

Mary Mata February 19, 2013

By David Von Drehle, TIME When President Obama and Democrats in Congress say they would like to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year, it’s entirely possible that they mean exactly what […]