Democrats are trying to figure out how to get Latino votes, again.

June 11, 2019

Food

Recipe: Poblano Potatoes, Papas con Rajas

Papas Con Rajas, Poblano Potatoes, are creamy because of the waxy potatoes and lush because, well, roasted chiles Poblanos are always lush.  This recipe, brings together the traditions of Peru […]

vlanda January 30, 2019

Appalachia has a booming Hispanic business and population — and its growing food scene is making an impact

From strip malls to historic downtown landmarks, buildings across Appalachia today are telling stories of a changing region. Former nail salons, once-stately banks and empty storefronts are beginning fresh chapters […]

vlanda August 1, 2018

Politics

Hispanic Caucus to Homeland Security conferees: No more money for immigrant detention or a wall

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro and 20 members of his caucus sent a letter to the Homeland Security conferees urging them not to appropriate any more money for immigrant detention or a […]

vlanda February 11, 2019

Latino voters will make up largest minority group by 2020 election, study says

By the 2020 presidential election Latino voters will make up the largest share of non-white eligible voters, according to a Pew Research Center study published Wednesday (Jan. 30). The study takes an […]

vlanda February 4, 2019

NewsTaco Podcast Network

Dieciocho, Episode 14, Memorial Day 2018, Latino Vietnam Veterans, Tomas Summers Sandoval

This is a special edition of DIECIOCHO. On this Memorial Day I talk with Prof. Tomas Summers Sandoval about his work collecting the oral histories of Latino Vietnam veterans. We talk about […]

vlanda May 28, 2018

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Hispanic Heritage Month: Why We Should Stop Saying We’re a Nation of Immigrants

We’re not a nation of immigrants, we’re an immigrant nation, and there’s a big difference between the two. This 2017 edition of Hispanic Heritage Month is a good time to […]

vlanda September 18, 2017

Well Being

Denver Public Schools threatened to report striking teachers to immigration

DENVER — Denver Public Schools apologized Thursday for telling teachers working on immigration visas that they would be reported to immigration officials if they went on strike. The letter to […]

vlanda January 25, 2019

In McAllen, Texas, Hotbed of Immigration Enforcement, All-Latino District Gets an A on State’s New School Report Card

When the Texas Education Agency released its first, long-debated A-F report cards for school districts, no one cheered louder than the teachers and administrators in the McAllen Independent School District, […]

vlanda August 27, 2018