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 […]

Memorial Day Repost: Cops Shoot Latino Marine 71 Times

May 28, 2012

(Editor’s note: We republish this article, almost a year to the day after it was first published; first in remembrance of a U.S. veteran, and secondly so that the incident […]

The Iraq War: 477 Latinos Killed In 9 Years Of Combat

NewsTaco December 16, 2011

The video of the men dressed in camouflage, casing the American forces flag that flew over Baghdad, was barely a few seconds long, but it signaled the end of almost […]

Rise In Suicides And Other Mental Health Problems For Veterans

October 7, 2011

Today marks the tenth year of the beginning of the war effort in the Middle East.  On October 7th 2001, the U.S. government sent combat troops into Afghanistan, and would later invade […]

Latina Army Wife Quits Job To Be With Husband On Leave

June 28, 2011

UPDATE: Wells Fargo Spokesman Joe Stroop told News Taco that the company is working with Mendez to find a mutually beneficial resolution to this issue. Cynthia Mendez was forced to […]

News Taco To Go: Sanchez In Senate, DREAM Act, Race Labels

May 12, 2011

Ricardo Sanchez To Run For Senate In Texas San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro: Immigration Initiative Soon Mexican & Mexican-American Are Not The Same Thing Analysis: Senate Democrats Re-Introduce The DREAM […]

Ricardo Sanchez To Run For Senate In Texas

May 11, 2011

We reported previously that retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez was probably going to run for Kay Bailey Hutchison’s soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat, well, now he’s formally announced. Today Sanchez, former U.S. Commander […]