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

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 […]

Both Sides of the U.S.-Mexico Border Want to Renegotiate NAFTA

NewsTaco June 14, 2017

*NAFTA left a lot on the table for workers. I’m not sure that’s what Trump has in mind. VL By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3 minute read)   President […]

The US pays a price for keeping immigrants underemployed

NewsTaco December 23, 2016

*Let’s make this part of the conversation before Trump gets into office: “Undocumented workers generate 3% of US GDP, or $5 trillion over 10 years, according to a new analysis […]

Border Cities Worry Ending NAFTA Will Hurt Their Economies

NewsTaco December 15, 2016

*Border economies, on both sides of the dividing line, depend on international trade. Ending NAFTA would be a devastating blow. VL By Paul J. Webber, Associated Press (4 minute read) […]

A Member on Trump’s Transition Team Spent 55 Pages Explaining How Latinos Already Make America Great


*We’ve been referring to the study mentioned in this piece all week on NewsTaco. Our Taquista friends at the Latino Donor Collaborative, who sponsored the study, sent us a copy […]

Immigrant Families Benefiting from Home-Sharing Economy, Study Finds

NewsTaco December 12, 2016

*Of course! The immigrant energy is resourceful. In fact, that energy persists in the U.S. Latino community. What’s now called the “shared economy,” as if it were a new thing, […]

Poll Shows Latinos are More Cautious about Holiday Spending and the Economy

NewsTaco November 18, 2016

*First, it’s been a steady 80-degress-plus in South Texas, hard to get in a holiday mood.  Second, the calendar says otherwise. Third, the Trump election dampened many Latinos’ plans for […]