ICE agents arrest high schooler hours before prom

ICE agents arrest high schooler hours before prom

NewsTaco June 12, 2017

*The first thought that came to my mind when I read this: ¡Que poca ma . . . ! VL By Michael P. McKinney and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon, AZ Central (3.5 minute […]

Homeland Security produces first estimate of foreign visitors to U.S. who overstay deadline to leave

NewsTaco February 10, 2016

*It’s no secret that many of the unauthorized residents in the U.S. overstay their visas. This is the first official count of the overstayers, there are 482,781 in total – […]

An Anthropologist Unravels the Mysteries of Mexican Migration

NewsTaco December 7, 2015

*That’s a title you’d probably only find in National Geographic, and it did the trick for me – I clicked and read all the way through because an anthropologist talking […]

Daughter: Mom, Arrested at Gynecology Office, ‘Doesn’t Deserve What’s Going On’

NewsTaco September 18, 2015

*Texas Observer update: At around 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Blanca Borrego was released from Harris County jail after her family posted her $35,000 bond. Though an immigration detainer was not placed on […]

Births to illegal U.S. immigrants down 20 percent from 2007 peak: Pew

NewsTaco September 14, 2015

*The numbers prove that birthright citizenship is a non issue. If what the extreme right’s rhetoric denounces are the births of U.S. citizens to undocumented parents, then the trend doesn’t […]

Unauthorized Immigrants Paid $100 Billion Into Social Security Over Last Decade

NewsTaco August 14, 2015

*A couple of things; I’ve been seeing “unauthorized immigrant” used more and more in news stories. I have no problem with it, just an observation. As far as the Social […]

New Hope for Identifying Migrant Bodies in South Texas

NewsTaco June 15, 2015

*Because of a lack of funding at the local level, the bodies of undocumented migrants have been buried without identification.  This left unanswered questions for their families and leaves advocates […]