Texas GOP’s secret anti-Hispanic plot: Smoking gun emails revealed

Texas GOP’s secret anti-Hispanic plot: Smoking gun emails revealed

NewsTaco July 14, 2014

*Meanwhile … away from the border and the crisis that’s nudged all other issues important to Latinos to the sidelines, a precedent setting lawsuit began toady in Texas. At stake […]

Citizens and Immigrants Allege Abuse by Border Patrol

Mary Mata March 15, 2013

By Ignacio Torres, NBCLatino A group of U.S. Citizens and undocumented immigrants filed a series of lawsuits on Tuesday claiming abuse by Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agents around the country. […]

Texas GOP Used Redistricting To Destroy Latino Voting Power

Mary Mata October 6, 2011

Before I launch into a discussion of the recently completed redistricting trial in San Antonio let me give you a bit of information concerning the sections of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) […]

Rick Perry’s Voter Legislation Disenfranchises Latino Voters

Mary Mata September 28, 2011

By Rebecca Acuña, Dep. Political Director for Base Outreach for the Texas Democratic Party The 82nd legislative session began on a precipice of disaster. Absent of the federal stimulus dollars […]

Obama Admin Challenges Alabama’s Anti-Latino Law

Mary Mata August 2, 2011

Yesterday the Department of Justice announced a lawsuit against the State of Alabama for its anti-Latino law that not only requires police to inquire about immigration status and penalizing employers […]

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Alabama Immigration Law

Mary Mata July 14, 2011

The Alabama immigration law hailed as the toughest anti-immigrant measure in the nation is being challenged in court by a coalition of civil rights groups. The group, which includes the […]

Civil Rights Groups Take Georgia Immigration Law To Court

Mary Mata June 7, 2011

Georgia’s anti-immigrant law inspired by Arizona’s SB 1070 is facing a lawsuit from several civil rights groups that oppose the measure calling it “hate rhetoric.” The groups that have banded […]