We should stop saying we’re nation of immigrants.

September 15, 2017

Health

Latinos are disproportionately affected by asthma, and Trump’s policies are making it worse

Many Americans live where it is unsafe to breathe. About 40% of the U.S. population — more than 126 million people — live in areas that do not comply with national ambient […]

vlanda September 6, 2017

How You Can Help the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort After the Headlines Fade

  As long as the images are on TV and social media the needs of the millions of people affected by Hurricane Harvey will be present in peoples hearts and […]

vlanda August 30, 2017

Politics

Here’s What You Can do to Support DACA

Eight-hundred-thousand DREAMers are in a free fall, for the moment. As of today, the US Congress has 6 months to legislate a fix for their situation – just as it […]

vlanda September 5, 2017

Study Shows the Racial Gap with Latinos and Drug Sentencing

  It’s no secret there are ethnic and racial disparities in the U.S. prison system. A study recently examined the large gap concerning drug sentencing in American prisons. The research, published by Recovery, […]

vlanda August 25, 2017

NewsTaco Podcast Network

DIECIOCHO Podcast – Manny Ruiz, Hispanicize Texas

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 munite read, 20 minute listen)  Here’s the deal, if you’re a content creator in Texas or close to Texas, you should be at Hispanicize Texas and you […]

vlanda July 27, 2017

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Texas Rep. Rafael Anchia – Trump, Gerrymandering and Money

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read, 34 minute listen)  It’s safe to say that the just-ended Texas legislative session was the most acrimonious in memory. We can talk for […]

newstaco June 8, 2017

Victor's Blog

Fact: Lee HS in San Antonio will change its name; there are no major high schools in the city named after a notable Tejano

Robert E. Lee High School, in San Antonio, Texas, will be changing its name. That’s what the North East Independent School Board unanimously voted to do last night. But there’s no word on […]

vlanda August 30, 2017

One of the Victims of the Immigrant Trailer Tragedy was a DREAMer

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read) We know a little more today about the victims of the immigrant trailer tragedy of this past weekend. Ten migrants died when they were […]

vlanda July 26, 2017