South Carolina’s Immigration Law Challenges The Constitution

South Carolina’s Immigration Law Challenges The Constitution

Mary Mata January 19, 2012

By Christopher Rangel South Carolina ranked number one in Latino growth for the 2000-2010 decade with a growth rate of 148%, at the same time that  legislators followed Arizona’s footsteps with one […]

Anti-Latino Politics In AZ Spurs New Political Leadership

Mary Mata January 18, 2012

The anti-Latino political environment that has characterized Arizona’s state politics for the past several years is beginning to have it unintended consequence: empowering Latinos in that state to run for […]

The Rise Of Young Latino Politicians In Texas

Mary Mata October 19, 2011

It seems like every time you turn around in Texas these days, there’s another young, educated Latino professional with political aspirations who’s either running for office — or just won […]

Arizona Congressman, SB1070 Critic Finds Bullet In Office

Mary Mata August 31, 2011

While some members of Congress are forgoing town halls this summer in order to dodge angry or rowdy constituents, Representative  Raul Grijalva of Arizona may literally have to worry about […]

News Taco To Go: Teachers, Jokes, Colombia, Salsa Y Politics

Mary Mata August 17, 2011

Wanted: More Good Latino Teachers Racist Jokes At Work: ‘Oh, But I Didn’t Mean You’ Controversy Surrounds Colombiana Film For Stereotyping Refreshing Watermelon Salsa Bien Hecho: Latina Journalist Runs In […]

Racist Mailers Used In Phoenix, Arizona City Council Race

Mary Mata August 10, 2011

We recently were tipped off at News Taco about a series of racially tinged mailers in a Phoenix City Council race. The race is for District 5 and the candidates […]

GOP, Dems Want Latino Votes, What Do We Want In Return?

Mary Mata July 26, 2011

That the Republican Party is busy recruiting Latinos is not surprising, given the recent success of Marco Rubio in Florida and Raul Labrador, the first ever Latino elected to the […]