Texas Governor launches preemptive sanctuary-city lawsuit. MALDEF says it’s on!

Texas Governor launches preemptive sanctuary-city lawsuit. MALDEF says it’s on!

NewsTaco May 9, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (2 minute read)    Did you hear the one about the Governor who sued some of his state’s citizens because he thought they were going to […]

Ruling clears way for Pasadena voting rights suit to go to trial

NewsTaco August 25, 2016

*MALDEF, changing U.S. Latino politics one battle, one victory at a time. VL By Mihir Zaveri, Houston Chronicle (2 minute read) A federal judge has denied Pasadena’s request to throw out a […]

MALDEF’s Thomas Saenz says he’s optimistic about Supreme Court immigration case

NewsTaco April 18, 2016

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Ten minutes can be eaither a blink or an eternity, and if that’s all the time you’ve got to make your case in the highest court in […]

Texas Faces Lawsuit Over Provision of Border Security Law

NewsTaco January 26, 2016

*The State of Texas says it’s a state crime to harbor undocumented immigrants. MALDEF says that’s a federal responsibility so the Texas law violates the constitution’s Supremacy Clause. So MALDEF has […]

Texas Supreme Court has opportunity to improve public education

NewsTaco August 31, 2015

*This is important for Latinos students in Texas. This is the inequity in a nutshell: “In Texas, with the average school tax rate of $1 per $100 value of property, […]

And the team keeps moving …

NewsTaco February 16, 2015

*Anther article written by NewsTaco’s friend Raul Lomeli, published in Spanish in a Mexico City Newspaper. When it comes to Latino civil rights in the U.S., he says “sigue la yunta andando […]

MALDEF lawyer ready if Texas House seat opens

NewsTaco January 28, 2015

*Exciting news coming out of Texas. VL By Gilbert Garcia, San Antonio Express News Marisa Bono is a likely candidate in an election that might not take place. Bono, a […]