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 […]

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 […]

Latinos, Millennials Among Groups Least Likely to Have Health Insurance

NewsTaco May 9, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because this information is vital as the  debate about healthcare intensifies in Washington. Because “Latinos . . . are much more likely than non-Latinos to […]

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Attacks Immigrants Who Made ‘Texas Miracle’ Possible

NewsTaco April 27, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Latino legislators staged an epic battle in defense of sanctuary cities in Red-State Texas. Because the fight lasted until past 3am. VL The Texas […]

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. […]

Meet Jolt, the Latino Organization Aiming to Shake up Texas Politics

NewsTaco

*Why you should read this: Because turning Texas blue is key to the Democratic Party’s national agenda. Because Latinos are the front line in the in the battle to turn […]