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How to reward immigrant essential workers: Give those risking their lives during the coronavirus a path to citizenship

Victor Landa April 29, 2020

Every night at 7 p.m. in New York City, we clap and make noise for essential and frontline workers. In 2017, more than 15% of the health-care labor force were immigrants, […]

Carlos Guerra, journalist and civil rights activist

Victor Landa April 9, 2018

Videos Show Texas Troopers Ripping Apart Immigrant Families Through Deportation Pipeline

Victor Landa December 15, 2017

Latino motorists profiled by Sheriff Joe Arpaio finally get due justice

Victor Landa December 8, 2017

Sheriff Joe Arpaio may have been pardoned but his legacy of unlawfully detaining people perceived to be undocumented Latino immigrants is unforgivable in the court of public opinion and, apparently, […]

Trump Administration Targets and then Mocks Immigrant with Prosthetic Leg

Victor Landa November 15, 2017

A 20-year-old undocumented immigrant with prosthetic leg and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status has been detained by federal immigration agents and held without charges for over a month, treated inhumanely […]

Remembering The Lost Communities Buried Under Dodger Stadium Center Field

Victor Landa November 1, 2017

Friday, May 8, 1959. It was a typically clear Los Angeles day, that would come to be known by the residents of Palo Verde — or what was left of […]

Gerrymandering: Moving from ‘cracking’ and ‘packing’ to fairness

Victor Landa

On Oct. 3, the United States Supreme Court heard Gil vs. Whitford, a Wisconsin case regarding extreme partisan gerrymandering of the Wisconsin Legislature. In that case, Republicans drew a legislative […]