Trump Administration Targets and then Mocks Immigrant with Prosthetic Leg

Trump Administration Targets and then Mocks Immigrant with Prosthetic Leg

Victor Landa November 15, 2017

A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with prosthetic leg and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status has been detained by federal immigration agents and held without charges for over a month, treated inhumanely […]

The face of Latin American migration is rapidly changing. US policy isn’t keeping up

NewsTaco April 6, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Trump’s rhetoric has been specifically anti-Mexican, but migration from there is at a standstill. Because Trump’s policies address a perceived problem from a past […]

Iowa Pastor Deported Back to Honduras

NewsTaco March 20, 2015

*This happened today, in the era of Obama’s ordered “prosecutorial discretion.” Either this is a one-off case, or the immigration rank-and-file is blatantly disregarding the president’s directive. VL By Juan […]

As Honduras Unravels, U.S. Struggles to Cope with Refugees

NewsTaco May 9, 2014

*As people flee Honduras the sad thing is that few survive the trek across Mexico into the U.S. The tragedy is that it isn’t news. Few reports, like this independent […]

31.7 Million Mexicans, Millions More Latinos In The U.S.

Mary Mata May 31, 2011

The Pew Hispanic Center released an interesting report last year, finding based on 2009 and 2010 Census data that there are 31. 7 million Latinos of Mexican origin in the […]

Central America Increasingly Caught Up In Drug Wars

Mary Mata March 24, 2011

Drug violence that has plagued Mexico and Colombia for decades is moving into Central America as the U.S., as well as Mexican and Colombian governments, step up enforcement on drug […]

No Smoking In Honduras — Anywhere

Mary Mata February 24, 2011

Honduras just passed a law that bans smoking pretty much everywhere — even in your own home if someone reports they were bothered by your smoking. The law does not […]