Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

Victor Landa July 17, 2017

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

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 […]

Ride Like a Girl

Victor Landa July 11, 2017

*Do yourself a favor. Give this a read. It’s one of the toughest and mot beautiful of the Mexican traditions. VL Women riders take the reins in the macho world […]

Both Sides of the U.S.-Mexico Border Want to Renegotiate NAFTA

NewsTaco June 14, 2017

*NAFTA left a lot on the table for workers. I’m not sure that’s what Trump has in mind. VL By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3 minute read)   President […]

Trump’s Border Wall: A ‘Progress’ Report

NewsTaco May 30, 2017

* By Jane C. Timm, NBC News (7.5 minute read)   More than four months into his term, how close is President Donald Trump to making good on his signature […]

Border Wall Could Leave Some Americans on ‘Mexican Side’

NewsTaco April 18, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because people who don’t live near the border between the U.S. and Mexico typically misunderstand it. Becasue a majority of U.S. Latinos live along or […]

Laughter, fear and Trump at the Spanish-language circus

NewsTaco April 13, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because it’s a good story. Because it shows the Trump effect from an unexpected place – circus attendance is down because of fear of deportation. […]