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 […]

Obama has few options to protect young immigrants brought to US as children

NewsTaco January 2, 2017

*As far as I’m concerned, they buried the lead in the last paragraph: Obama can pardon the DREAMers, but it won’t do much good. VL By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press […]

Graham to roll out extension of Obama immigration program

NewsTaco December 1, 2016

*This is good news for DREAMers, from a senior GOP Senator nonetheless. He says he has the votes in congress to protect them. VL By Jordain Carney, The Hill (1.5 minute read) […]

President Obama will award National Medals of Arts to 3 Latinos

NewsTaco September 15, 2016

*This is great news! Sandra Cisneros, Santiago Jimenez Jr., and Luis Valdez will be honored by President Obama. VL By National Endowment for the Arts Washington, DC — President Barack […]

Obama to call for Voting Rights Act restoration on law’s anniversary

NewsTaco August 6, 2015

*There’s momentum in the President’s planned call for restoration of the VRA. It’s the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and yesterday’s voter ID victory in Texas put voting […]

Obama’s Immigration Gambit

NewsTaco June 1, 2015

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco He played it well. You may not like the outcome, you may think President Obama took too long to make a move on immigration, that his […]

Latino Influence & the Politics of Immigration in the 2014 U.S. Senate Elections

NewsTaco February 12, 2015

*Good piece, as always, from Latino Decisions. It’s a good read if you’re into political minutiae – x’s and o’s. Cutting to the chase, Damore says Latinos didn’t have a […]