How to finally increase the Latino vote so we finally make a difference, maybe

How to finally increase the Latino vote so we finally make a difference, maybe

NewsTaco May 18, 2017

*Don’t let the headline fool you. Ray gives us a serious list of specific things that need to be done in order to increase Latino political participation. It boils down […]

What Latino voters care about more than immigration

NewsTaco May 21, 2015

*Latinos lost more wealth and jobs during the meltdown of 2008 and the Great Recession than any other group. Latinos want an opportunity to regain what they lost. VL By […]

US Latino Unemployment Rate Rises in March, More Latinas Unemployed Than Latino Males

NewsTaco April 8, 2015

*Latino unemployment rose to 6.8 percent from February to March. Overall, not good news. But if you’re looking for a silver lining, a year ago the Latino unemployment rate was […]

What is the TPP and how will it affect Latinos?

NewsTaco March 11, 2015

*If you haven’t yet paid attention to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, here are some reasons you should: First, many political, business and international trade relations observers believe it […]

5 Issues Latinos Will Watch In 2015

NewsTaco January 2, 2015

*Good list to kick-start the year. I especially like “politicos in the wings” and “census” … and the fact that immigration isn’t at the top. VL By Suzzane Gamboa, NBC News […]

Latino unemployment stays under 7 percent for third month in a row

NewsTaco December 5, 2014

*Good news on the jobs front. Latino unemployment dropped from 6.8% to 6.6%. It’s still not as good as the overall unemployment rate.  At least it’s moving in the right […]

Reality check on immigration reform

NewsTaco June 10, 2014

*More and more I’m hearing this in conversation among Latinos. Is immigration crowding out other pressing issues? Has immigration come to define Latinos politically? VL By Esther Cepeda, Washington Post […]