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 […]

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Attacks Immigrants Who Made ‘Texas Miracle’ Possible

NewsTaco April 27, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Latino legislators staged an epic battle in defense of sanctuary cities in Red-State Texas. Because the fight lasted until past 3am. VL The Texas […]

Meet Jolt, the Latino Organization Aiming to Shake up Texas Politics

NewsTaco April 13, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because turning Texas blue is key to the Democratic Party’s national agenda. Because Latinos are the front line in the in the battle to turn […]

America Beyond Detention: Even the birds and animals are free

NewsTaco January 5, 2017

*This is the first of a three-part series of reports that “examines alternatives to the nation’s burgeoning immigrant detention system. Part I explores the human and financial cost of detention. […]

Trump team seeks agency records on border barriers, surveillance

NewsTaco January 4, 2017

*In case there was still any doubt about how Trump plans to go about implementing his immigration policy, there was a clear hint early last month. His transition team has […]

Obama has few options to protect young immigrants brought to US as children

NewsTaco January 2, 2017

*As far as I’m concerned, they buried the lead in the last paragraph: Obama can pardon the DREAMers, but it won’t do much good. VL By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press […]

Why men of color need to do more than work hard

NewsTaco December 26, 2016

*Hard work is not enough, men of color need to be at the right place at the right time: “They need others to give them access to opportunities.” VL By […]